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Honey Boo Boo's Dad

I Ain't Losin' Ma Damn Leg

9/20/2012 12:55 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

0919-honey-boo-boo-splashHoney Boo Boo's daddy Sugar Bear required emergency surgery to treat a nasty infection in a leg wound he suffered during a freak ATV accident last week -- but doctors will NOT have to amputate ... this according to Mama June.

TMZ broke the story ... Sugar Bear sustained the leg injury while mud boggin' -- which is a fancy term for redneck off-roading. He was pictured on crutches following the injury ... but the wound got so infected that he needed to be hospitalized.

Mama June tells TMZ ... doctors decided to perform a debridement -- a surgical procedure to remove infected tissue from the body so it can heal properly.

Mama June, Honey Boo Boo and the rest of the family visited Sugar Bear after the procedure and said he is in good spirits and craving some peanut butter crackers.

0919-honey-boo-boo-splash-crutchesJune tells TMZ ... doctors expect Sugar Bear to make a full recovery ... and he should be clear to return to work in 4 weeks.

There was talk that Sugar Bear's infection was so bad, docs would have to remove parts of the leg via amputation ... but June says the rumors are "100 percent not true."

Git well soon.


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Now he will have a wound to match MaMuhs forklift foot. Her nats that feed on her persistent wound have a new host to feed off of.

762 days ago


TMZ skidded off the tracksB4 thyes was all bornt

762 days ago


I always thought rednecks worked outdoors not in coal mines.

762 days ago


TRUCKS MUD BOG ATVs trail ride TMZ`s poo poo boo boo boos kant tell a nob job from a door knob

762 days ago


let that 'tussin get down to the bone.

762 days ago

Sad sad    

Whoa dude this is serious white trash here. Who are theres people and why? Honey Boo Boo ? For real?Sugar Bear ? Man doesn't take much to make TMZ.

762 days ago


It was probably the baby journalists at TMZ that started that rumor. That's what they do to keep the dirty money rolling in.

762 days ago

Gloria Unread    

He's lucky he didn't get that flesh-eating virus. Georgia has some scary s*** (lived there for the longest two years of my life.)

762 days ago


at least he has a job and works for a living.... love how the whole family is in the photo... but who are the other two guys?

762 days ago


no but your wife needs to lose her chin and lose about 600 pounds. I really think she will eat Honey Boo Boo or honey poo poo what ever her name is.

762 days ago

Phishie from Philly    

Honey Boo Boo's dad is going for the pop eye look. I yam what I yam!
Phishie from Philly

762 days ago

Cool Breeze    

Maybe 3 chin momma can nurse him back to health with a heapin helpin of one of her lard recipes...

762 days ago

There's a problem here    

The glorification of these white trash hillbillies turns my stomach. When I see that child making those faces with her mouth it makes me want to slap her mama then work my day down. What the hell has the "entertainment" industry come to when this is the shlt people are tuning in to on television. Get off your asses and take a walk people!

762 days ago


Do all hillbillies have funny names for every family member?

762 days ago


I wish they would amputate this family from t.v.

762 days ago
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