Mama June Hospitalized for Severe Headaches Docs Scrambling to Figure Out What's Wrong

What was supposed to be a regular visit to the doctor has turned into a serious health issue for Mama June -- she's been hospitalized, and specialists are working to figure out exactly what's wrong.

The reality star tells TMZ she had a routine checkup Monday, but relayed to her doctor she's been having severe headaches and dizziness as of late ... which was apparently enough to cause alarm, so her doc made the decision to admit her to the hospital.

Mama June tells us she's been in the hospital ever since her initial appointment, and has undergone a series of scans and tests, while everyone tries to figure out a diagnosis.

At this point, Mama June says she doesn't know what's wrong.

While she's struggled with addiction in the past, MJ tells us she has NOT relapsed ... and whatever is going on with her current medical situation is not substance-induced.

Mama June's new husband, Justin, has been by her side while she's been in the hospital.

Sugar Bear Meet the New Me!!! Total Makeover After Cancer Scare

Mike "Sugar Bear" Thompson's finally ready to flaunt an amazing makeover -- delayed for months due to a possible cancer discovery -- and he's truly looking like a new man!!!

As you can see, Honey Boo Boo's father got a massive overhaul, which included a hair transplant, botox, and dental surgery ... according to his manager, Gina Rodriguez.

This was no SuperCuts job either, Sugar Bear's new 'do required a visit to Jacques Abrahamian at LA FUE Hair Clinic in Pasadena ... where he got more than 3,500 FUE grafts to restore the top half of his scalp.

The procedure, which takes individual follicles from other parts of the body to the scalp, can set someone back $30K.


Sugar Bear also hit Bev Hills for 75 units of Botox from Dr. David Saadat, who injected his eyebrows, forehead and those pesky crow's feet.

As for the new pearly whites ... Dr. Joseph Goodman of Beverly Hills removed 20 teeth and replaced them with top and bottom snap-in dentures -- normally a $35K procedure.

This makeover was a long time coming for SB ... TMZ broke the story, he started the process to get a makeover in May this year after going through his recent divorce from Jennifer Lamb.

The procedures were put on hold after a dentist discovered possible cancer in his gums.

A biopsy later determined it was benign, but a tumor had to be removed.

Mama June I'm Taking My Ex-Friend to Court ... Watch Me Kick His Ass on Live TV!!!

Mama June can't seem to stay away from all the reality TV drama ... she's going on a live, courtroom show ... suing a former friend she claims screwed her over.

Production sources tell TMZ ... Mama June will be a plaintiff on A&E's "Court Night Live." She's suing ex-friend Adam Barta, a fellow content creator.


Mama June and Adam worked on a YouTube show together where they yakked about pop culture and created other social media content. She claims what started as friendly advice turned into daily consults and that he promised to pay her for her help but stiffed her, so she's suing on the A&E show for $5k.

Adam says he had a close relationship with June and they each did things for the other without any obligation of repayment. He says he helped June in her time of need and was there for her ... so they're even.

Judge Greg Mathis presides over "Court Night Live" with Vinnie Politan doing the hosting and retired Judge Vonda Evans providing analysis.

The case will be heard live on A&E Wednesday at 9 PM.

Mama June Honey Boo Boo Too Young For Gastric Sleeve!!!

Mama June isn't in charge of Alana Thompson -- AKA Honey Boo Boo -- these days, but says if she knew her daughter was having a weight-loss procedure, she would've shot down the idea.

Mama June tells TMZ ... "I’m supportive if this is something Alana wants to get, but I would say she needs to wait until she’s 18 years old." She also says Alana didn't tell her about her medical plans before deciding to go through with it.

As we first reported, Alana is getting a suture sculpt endoscopic sleeve next month, right after she turns 17.

Although Alana's mentioned being unhappy with her weight, June says this procedure isn't something you just jump into -- June's dealt with weight loss surgery before, but ended up gaining back 100 pounds.

She says she's going to tell Alana's sister, Pumpkin, that she should wait.

Pumpkin is Alana's guardian now, and signed off on the surgery, but June adds, "It kind of bothers me that Pumpkin didn’t tell me. If Alana wants to do it, she should wait to sign her own paperwork at 18."

June's worried money became a factor in the sudden decision, but sources close to Alana tell us the non-surgical procedure is something she's doing privately, and not for TV.

We're also told June wasn't filled in about her decision because she doesn't have a relationship with the family.

'Honey Boo Boo' Undergoing Weight-Loss Surgery ... I'm Tryin' To Get Healthy, Y'all!

Alana Thompson, better known as reality TV's "Honey Boo Boo," is working her way toward a healthier version of herself by gearing up for a weight loss procedure.

Alana's manager Gina Rodriguez tells TMZ ... the reality star will be heading to NYC -- Queens, specifically -- in late August to have surgery after her 17th birthday.

She's getting a suture sculpt endoscopic sleeve from weight loss doctor Steven Batash, which can set someone back about $13K. As for why Alana's going this route -- we're told she's currently 275 pounds, and wants to get down to 150.

We're told she's trying her best to live a healthier life -- trying diets and increasing her exercise over the past year -- but hasn't gotten the results she hoped she would.

Alana's worried the weight she's put on is genetic, and sees this procedure as the only way to get rid of it.

As for support, she's got plenty ... her sister and new guardian, Pumpkin, has her back and signed off on Alana getting the procedure.

Alana's BF Dralin Carswell also is on her side ... he's going to get the same procedure done for himself too, as it's something they wanted to do together.

Mama June's Ex Geno Doak a Wanted Man in 'Bama!!! Sheriff Allowing Rehab Stay ... For Now

Mama June's ex-boyfriend Geno Doak is wanted by cops in Alabama -- but we're told law enforcement isn't planning to drag him out of rehab in handcuffs.

Macon County Sheriff Andre Brunson tells TMZ ... Geno has an active arrest warrant out for him after failing to show up to his community corrections program -- part of his sentence for a 2019 crack cocaine case.

Remember, he and June were busted outside a gas station and charged with felony drug possession.


We're told Geno missed the program because he checked into a rehab center after attempting suicide ... and the sheriff tells us he's been in touch with Geno by phone while he's there.

Geno understands his legal obligations, according to Sheriff Brunson, and plans to stay in contact with him as they figure out next steps.

The Sheriff says he hasn't been instructed to rip him out of rehab and arrest him, as law enforcement doesn't think Geno is running away from his obligations.

As we reported, Geno revealed he chased 90 blood pressure pills with a liter of Jägermeister last year ... luckily, he survived and June was able to refer him to a rehab center in South Carolina.

If you or someone you know is thinking of suicide, please call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 800-273-TALK.

Sugar Bear Biopsy Shows No Gum Cancer ... Tumor to be Removed

Sugar Bear's extreme makeover can continue unabated, because we've learned he doesn't have gum cancer ... but he will be getting a tumor removed just to be safe.

We're told SB went to a cancer specialist, Dr. Babak Larian, who performed a biopsy and the results came in Wednesday, revealing a benign tumor on his salivary gland. There's a chance it could turn cancerous, so he'll go under the knife next month to take it out.

TMZ broke the story ... SB was all set for a dental makeover when his dentist discovered 2 small white spots on his bottom gum, sounding an alarm bell. There was reason for concern -- Sugar Bear chewed tobacco for more than 12 years, a habit that caused his teeth to rot.

As for why Sugar's in the process of getting a full makeover? After finalizing his divorce from Jennifer Thompson, he wanted to hit the dating scene looking new and improved!

When it's all said and done, he'll undergo a hair transplant, filler, liposuction, Botox, tummy tuck, a new haircut and a fresh shave. He's also set to get some new chompers, but that's on hold until his mouth totally heals.

SUGAR BEAR Possible Gum Cancer??? Discovered By Dentist

Sugar Bear's makeover could be life-changing in more ways than one ... because a dentist discovered what appears to be a type of cancer in his mouth.

A rep for Suge tells TMZ ... the reality TV star is undergoing a full makeover in Los Angeles, and when he went to a dentist Thursday to get new teeth, the dentist found what looks like possible cancer of the lower gums.

We're told the signs of potential cancer include multiple white spots on Sugar Bear's gums.

Sugar Bear was a chewing tobacco enthusiast for at least a dozen years, which we're told ended up rotting his teeth and may have now caused far greater damage.

Sugar Bear, who is the father to Honey Boo Boo and was once engaged to Mama June, was getting a makeover after finalizing a divorce ... we're told he wants to be new and improved for potential suitors now that he's single. SB recently turned 50 and wanted to boost his confidence as well.

We're told Sugar Bear's self-esteem was on the rise after he started the makeover, which also included a hair transplant, Botox, filler, liposuction, tummy tuck, a new haircut and a fresh shave ... but now the potential cancer discovery has his him gutted.

Sugar Bear's going to see a cancer specialist, and in the meantime, his new teeth from Dr. Tania Farshi are on hold.

Mama June's Daughter Pumpkin Pregnant With Twins!!!

Mama June is about to double her number of grandkids and Honey Boo Boo is doubling her nieces and nephews ... because Lauryn "Pumpkin" Shannon is about to become a mother to twins.

Sources with direct knowledge tell TMZ ... Pumpkin is pregnant, and she's expecting a girl and a boy. We're told the due date is around June 18 ... so these would be a couple of Geminis, for those who care and/or believe.

Pumpkin and her husband, Joshua Efird, already have two kids at home ... 4-year-old daughter Ella Grace and baby boy Bentley Jameson, who has yet to celebrate his first birthday ... so the parents won't be getting much sleep any time soon.

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Remember ... Pumpkin and Josh got hitched back in 2018 in Sin City ... so they're averaging one kid a year.

Pumpkin's about to have 4 kids and she's only 22. Elon Musk doesn't have to worry about a declining birth rate with this reality TV family.

We reached out to a rep for Pumpkin ... so far, no word back.


Mama June Split with Geno Over Sobriety Issues ... Then He Spiraled

Mama June broke up with her longtime boyfriend, Geno Doak, because she got sober and was over their former lifestyle, and he didn't deal with it well at all ... TMZ has learned.

According to sources close to the former couple ... June called it quits with Geno because they couldn't get on the same page when it came to sobriety -- she was clean, but he was drinking a lot.

Then she began seeing someone else. Our sources say Geno felt like June pulled the rug out from under him and took the breakup very hard. We're told he went to a dark place, which led to him being hospitalized earlier this month in Florida ... before heading to a rehab facility in South Carolina.


As we reported ... June revealed she was done with Geno in mid-August.

His current rehab stint is, obviously, a step in the right direction -- but Geno's legal issues aren't over.

He's still a wanted man in Alabama because the judge says he failed to comply with the terms of his sentencing in his crack cocaine case.

So, tough times for Geno right now.

Mama June's Ex-BF Geno's Wanted in Alabama ... Doing Rehab in S. Carolina

Mama June's ex-boyfriend isn't getting any breaks from the judge -- even though he's in rehab, he's in rehab in the wrong state ... which is why he's now a wanted man.

According to new legal docs, obtained by TMZ ... a bench warrant's been issued for Geno Doak in Macon County, Alabama for failing to comply with the terms of his sentencing in his crack cocaine case.

The warrant says Geno's to be taken into custody by any Alabama law enforcement officer and held without bail until he can have a hearing.

The thing is -- as we first told you -- Geno's in South Carolina after checking into a recovery center there earlier this week, and the facility said he made a 120-day commitment to inpatient treatment.

Doak filed docs to loop in the judge from his crack cocaine case about his whereabouts, but unfortunately for him ... he was supposed to be in Alabama as part of his sentence, and failed to relocate there as required.

So, rules are rules, and rehab or not ... the judge has made Geno a wanted man in 'Bama.

Mama June Done with Geno ... He's Not Part of My Life!!!

Mama June has split from Geno Doak, the man she was arrested with for crack cocaine possession a couple years back, and she says he's been out of her life for awhile now.

June's breakup news comes on the heels of Geno being sentenced to 16 months in his drug case, and was revealed during a live convo June had with her friend on social media.

During the chat, June's friend said, "Listen, Geno is not in the f***in' picture." June adds that if people want to know what Geno's doing they can check his Instagram, but insists he's "not part of my life, hasn't been."


It's unclear when the now-exes broke up, but we know earlier this year June vowed to win her family back following her arrest with Geno and her struggles with addiction.

We haven't actually seen June and Geno together in quite some time either ... so perhaps this explains why.

Mama June BF GENO GETS 16 MONTHS In Crack Cocaine Case

Mama June's boyfriend won't enjoy his usual freedoms over the next year and change ... because he was sentenced in his crack cocaine case in Alabama.

According to new legal docs obtained by TMZ ... Mama's BF Geno Doak was sentenced to 16 months in Macon Community Corrections after copping a plea deal. We're told that while Geno is registered as an inmate, he will not be physically behind bars, but has a set of rules to follow. If he messes up, he'll be locked up.

TMZ broke the story ... Mama and Geno were both busted outside an Alabama gas station back in March 2019 and charged with felony drug possession and misdemeanor unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia. The drug paraphernalia charge was dismissed as part of the deal.

According to the docs, Geno will be placed on probation for 2 years after he serves his 16 months. He also has to complete a substance abuse evaluation/treatment as part of the deal.

While Geno's doing hard time, Mama isn't ... she previously pled not guilty and was sentenced to 100 hours of community service and agreed to a bunch of provisions to avoid prison time, including staying sober.

Mama June Working to Win Back My Family ... After Expensive Addiction


Mama June's got her work cut out for her as she tries to stay sober ... telling us it's an everyday struggle to stave off her addiction as she tries to repair her relationship with her family.

The reality star joined us Friday on "TMZ Live" for an uplifting conversation about how she's turning around her life after her astronomically expensive drug addiction. Not only did she temporarily lose her family, but it also cost her nearly $1 million ... the amount she says she and her BF Geno dropped on drugs in the year before they got clean.

June tells us she's got to stay patient in her fight to get back in the good graces of her children, and while she admits it's been hit and miss so far ... she's not letting that discourage her from staying present and keeping in touch.

Honey Boo Boo's mom says she and Geno entered rehab in January 2020, and they've been sober ever since -- but she says battling their addiction when they got out was complicated by the COVID-19 pandemic.

June explained how she used social media to hold herself accountable for her sobriety while coping with life in quarantine.

One more thing ... she's back on TV -- "Mama June: Road to Redemption" premieres Friday night on WeTV, but June says she's focused on her daily battles ... for sobriety and family.

Gotta say, it's really remarkable to see where June is today, compared to her low points in 2019. If you weren't rooting for her before, this just might change your mind.

Mama June Scores Gig with Weight Loss Co. ... Odd Time for New Ad


Mama June's decided a pandemic is the perfect time to get back in front of the camera and become a public figure again, but not on her TV show -- she's getting paid to push a weight loss challenge.

The troubled reality star is promoting something called Boom Bod, a weight loss product that urges customers to use it for 7 days to get energized, motivated and rejuvenated. It's the kinda thing ya see IG models do all the time.

The ad was shot in a small kitchen and shows Mama explaining how ya simply add the product to water 3 times a day -- apparently to curb hunger and shed pounds, but she doesn't quite make it clear.

The oddly timed new video is the first June's posted in a long time and seems to be her first paid gig in months. It's unclear when she recorded it -- we know she's been living on the road since selling her home last year.

The new spokeswoman was just spotted Tuesday with her boyfriend, Geno Doak, at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Hollywood, Florida.

We're told she was wandering around aimlessly and seemed undeterred by new coronavirus safety guidelines.

Then again, it looks like the couple has been living at the casino hotel for several weeks ... so perhaps that qualifies as "sheltering at home" for them.

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