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Mama June

Disappearing Act

In 'Baywatch' Swimsuit

7/10/2015 1:00 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

0709_mama_june_baywatch_bikini_launchMama June is vanishing before our very eyes, and with the lbs. falling off her bod ... she hit the beach to celebrate -- 'Baywatch' style! Suck it, Pam.

June brought the 'Honey Boo Boo' clan down to Panama City, FL this week, and slipped into a red one-piece. She's reportedly shed 60 pounds ... and we gotta hand it to her -- it shows.

She's said she wants to lose 100 lbs., and even hired a trainer back in March. 

Check out the pics ... you'll see June did gain in one department -- Sugar Bear's back! We're told they're living under the same roof again, and trying to work things out.

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Uncle Poodle

Thank You SCOTUS

I'm Gettin' Married!!

6/27/2015 12:20 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

0626-uncle-poodle-tmz-01The Supreme Court made a gay poodle's day with its gay marriage decision.

'Honey Boo Boo' star Uncle Poodle tells us he and fiance Alan will be rushing to a Georgia courthouse as early as next week for their very own marriage license.

The two got engaged last September and he's ecstatic the way is finally paved for wedded bliss. As for a wedding ceremony, they've set their sites on a Georgia beach wedding.

And get this ... they're even open to sharing a wedding with Mama June if she goes through with that whole bisexual thing.

Mazel.

Mama June

Cancel the Duggars

'Wrong is Wrong'

6/14/2015 7:42 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

Mama June thinks the Duggars are getting a pass they don't deserve, and the ax should have fallen hard on them  ... just like what happened to "Here Comes Honey Boo Boo."

June was with Sugar Bear at LAX when our photog also asked about the lawsuit her daughter Anna filed against her, but this time June seems to be laying the blame on Anna, calling her a spendthrift.

June said last week Anna was just a pawn for the boyfriend of June's mom and it was all a transparent money grab.

Mama June

My 'Money Hungry Bitch' Mom

Is Behind Anna's Lawsuit

6/11/2015 1:00 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

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Mama June's daughter Anna/Chickadee was bullied into suing her mother -- bullied by her grandmother and her grandmother's BF -- and Mama June says she has text messages to prove it.

TMZ broke the story ... Anna is suing Mama June, claiming June kept all the 'Honey Boo Boo' money that should have been distributed to the family. Both Anna and her daughter Kaitlyn are suing.

But TMZ has learned June will file legal docs Thursday, claiming her mother, Sandra Hale, is behind the lawsuit and Anna never wanted to file it nor does she believe what's being alleged.  

We know June has text messages from Anna to a family member, one of which says, "I did not hire the lawyer. My grandma did ... I know I can't get her money and that's what I tried to tell him [Sandra's boyfriend]."  

What's more, June has another text from Anna which reads, "I never really talked to [the lawyer] cause my grandma boyfriend talked the whole time and then kicked me out so he could talk to the guy. So Idk what was said behind closed door." 

We got Mama June at LAX a few months ago, and she clearly knew who was fueling the family feud, calling her mom "a money hungry bitch."

Mama June

I Don't Owe Anna a Dime ...

TLC Paid Her Direct

6/10/2015 11:34 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

0610-mama-june-chickadee-tmz-instagramMama June is crafting a "direct deposit defense" against her daughter Anna's claims MJ made off with thousands of TLC dollars from the family's "Here Comes Honey Boo Boo" days. 

Mama June tells TMZ it's "ridiculous" to think she owes Chickadee any money ... because she says the network deposited Anna's money directly into her accounts.

MJ says their most recent contract, drawn up in September 2012, specifically stated that one-third of the family's $22,500/episode paycheck was to be divided up equally among the kids and paid to them individually -- meaning Mama June never saw a cent of it.

Mama June claims she gave Anna a $15,400 check last December ... her cut of a lump sum the family was paid when their show was cancelled.

In fact, Mama June says she even helped Anna by paying her cellphone bill and other household expenses.

Mama June

Sued By Daughter

You Kept All the Bacon

6/10/2015 8:29 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

0610-chickadee-mamajune-instagram-tmzMama June's daughter and granddaughter are suing her, claiming she screwed them out of hundreds of thousands of dollars from their series, "Here Comes Honey Boo Boo."

Anna Cardwell and her 2-year-old daughter, Kaitlyn, claim Mama June pocketed money that was earmarked for them. Anna says she's owed around $200k and Kaitlyn is owed $100k.

The mother/daughter plaintiffs say Mama June kept their share of the $22,500 per episode. They also say Mama June didn't fork over royalties for their cookbook and other promotional things.

Anna and Kaitlyn have also dragged TLC into the lawsuit, claiming the network had a duty to protect them ... ensuring they'd get what was owed to them. 

TLC has always said it helped set up accounts to ensure everyone got what was owed to them.

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Mama June

Bring 'Honey Boo Boo' Back

Or I'll Sue for a Million Bucks!!!

5/24/2015 1:00 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

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Mama June has given TLC an ultimatum -- either put "Here Comes Honey Boo Boo" back on the air, or she'll sue the network for treating her far more harshly than the Duggar family. 

Mama June's lawyer tells TMZ, he gave the network the demand Friday, claiming the family's rights were violated when TLC yanked the show hours after TMZ posted a pic of June with convicted child molester Mark McDaniel. They say Josh Duggar's conduct was far worse, with fewer consequences.

The attorney told TLC the family is willing to work for the same terms as before and they are all on board.

The lawyer told TLC he'd be happy to resolve the matter in court ... where he believes he can score a $1 million jury verdict. 

The attorney says if he doesn't get any action in the next week, he'll file the lawsuit.

Mama June

Threatens TLC with Lawsuit ...

We Weren't as Bad as the Duggar Family

5/22/2015 1:00 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

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Mama June is so angry TLC has not cancelled "19 Kids and Counting" she's prepared to sue TLC, claiming the Duggar family is way worse than hers, yet they still have a show.

June tells TMZ there is no way TLC can justify keeping the Duggar family on the air yet yanking 'Honey Boo Boo.' June notes within hours of TMZ posting the pic of her cavorting with convicted child molester Mark McDaniel, TLC pulled the plug on her show.

June says she never molested anyone and McDaniel wasn't ever on her show, yet Josh Duggar is a central figure on the TLC show and admitted to molesting some of his sisters, who are also on the show. What's more, she believes Jim Bob and Michelle covered up their son's misdeeds. 

With that backdrop, June says she's out hundreds of thousands of dollars because of the abrupt cancellation of her show, and if the Duggar family stays on the air, she wants to sue the network for what she believes is blatantly unfair and inconsistent treatment. 

And June adds, "I read that the Duggar family said, this happening with their son brought them closer to God and each other. So they're saying it's ok to have family touch time? Hell no."

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Mama June

Stripper???

We Hardly Knew Her!!!

5/17/2015 7:40 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

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Mama June shook what her mama gave her at a strip club Saturday night, handling the pole like a pro.

June was all over the business of one stripper, then ferociously grinded another one who was hanging on to the pole for dear life.

It all went down at Crazy Horse Gentleman's Club in Pompano Beach, Florida.  As TMZ reported, June pocketed a cool $5,500 for her appearance.

But June got more than she bargained for, because the crowd made it rain in a big way.

Redemption.

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Mama June

I Can't Stomach My Stomach ...

I'm Getting a Lap-Band

5/17/2015 12:50 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

0515-mama-june-lap-band-getty-01Mama June is joining a band ... in her lap.

The 'Honey Boo Boo' matriarch is so inspired by her recent 45 lb. weight loss, she's gunning to lose another 50, with the help of the Lap-Band.

We did the math ... she currently weighs in at 276 lbs., and if she achieves her gastric goal she'll go down to a svelte 226. 

June made the decision to go under the knife because she's plateaued with her trainer and her relatively healthy diet.  

She'll have the surgery this summer, which means she'll just miss bikini season. 

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Mama June

I'm a Strip Club Superstar Now!

5/3/2015 12:50 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

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Mama June's making stacks o' cash from a Florida strip club -- and in related news ... there's a polar vortex pushing through hell. 

A rep for June tells TMZ the "Honey Boo Boo" matriarch has a signed deal to appear later this month at Crazy Horse Gentlemen's Club in Pompano Beach -- but before you start booking flights ... we're told June's keeping her clothes on.

June will pocket $5,500 for the meet and greet with fans, and get VIP treatment -- including first class airfare and deluxe hotel accommodations. 

Although she won't be in her birthday suit ... there's a chance June might hop onstage to show off her new figure. She's lost 45 pounds!

Bonus for June -- the club's got a killer menu ... though that might not jive with her diet.  

Mama June

Guy Who Threatened to Shoot Her

Avoids Jail

4/27/2015 12:56 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

Mama June Death Threats

The guy who admitted he threatened to gun down Mama June and her daughter on Facebook is getting off without serving jail time.

Andrew Kurt Summers pled guilty Monday to one count of making a terrorist threat. He got 3 years probation, and was fined $1,000. But the big news .... he won't be locked up.  

Summers -- who claimed it was all a big joke -- was also ordered to have no contact with Mama June, Pumpkin, or anyone else in their family. 

As TMZ first reported, Summers was arrested for making threats on Mama June's Facebook page.

Summers called it a "dumb mistake." 

Chickadee to Mama June

I'm Pregnant!

And This Time I Call the Shots

4/25/2015 12:30 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

Anna Chickadee Cardwell Pregnant AgainAnna Chickadee Cardwell is pregnant ... but this time around grandma won't be in charge.

Chickadee tells TMZ, she and husband Michael are 6 weeks pregnant. If Mama June reads this it will be the first time she'll learn she's going to be a grandma 2 times over.

June was calling the shots after Anna's first baby, Kaitlyn, was born, but this time June will be allowed to visit when Anna's around, but that's it. 

Anna says she doesn't trust her mom's judgment anymore, because when she was younger, June would leave her with various people for long periods of time. One of them was child molester Mark McDaniel

Anna says the only men who she'll trust with the new baby will be her husband and Uncle Poodle.

But Anna knows the value of a buck ... she says that there's one thing Mama June will come in handy for ... diaper coupons. 

The woman loves a good bargain. 

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