16-year-old HONEY BOO BOO looks indistinguishable in a 4th grade photo taken days before weight loss surgery.
Known to the family as: Alana Thompsonthe star was captivated by the cameras as her supportive older sister Pumpkin stood by.
pumpkin We’ve shared behind-the-scenes snaps from Alana’s photoshoot on social media.
Alana snapped in a yellow and blue graduate robe and snapped some glamorous headshots in a simple black top.
of Mama June: Road to Redemption The star also snapped some adorable casual photos in a sweater that read “senior” and a white cheerleading skirt.
In all of the photos, Alana wore dark eye makeup with false eyelashes and straightened hair.
Pumpkin proudly captioned every photo on social media.
“I’m so proud to have come this far against all odds thrown at you. Here in Alana’s last year of high school. Sorry for my ugly crying, lol.”
Pumpkin concluded, “We love Lana!”
Most Read in Entertainment
Alana will be heading north for surgery in late August after celebrating her 17th birthday, her rep said. TMZ.
The reality star opted for a “suture sculpted endoscopic sleeve” from Dr. Stephen Batash, which costs over $13,000.
The TV personality explains that she has reached 275 pounds and wants to drop down to 150 pounds to live a healthier lifestyle.
After trying her luck with dieting and exercising over the past year, Alana said her results have been limited.
The young star explained to her rep that she fears her weight gain is genetic and that surgery is the only way to lose weight.
Former Pageant Girl manager said she’s a dedicated guardian with her sister pumpkinthe 22-year-old is behind the decision.
Alana’s boyfriend, 21-year-old Doraline, has also offered support, and has decided to undergo surgery with the TV star.
However TLC The alum’s decision comes as a bit of a surprise, as The Sun previously revealed Alana’s sister Rollin “Pumpkin” Effard teeth Broken and can barely afford groceries For a teen and her 4 young children.
A mother of four, she struggles to support her extended family. her twins under two months oldson Bentley, who is not yet a year old, and daughter Ella, who is four.
she also has Full custody of her sister Alana.
Several factors have been identified for 22 year old financial situation.
One family insider said, “Pumpkin said he didn’t have any groceries in the house in June.
The source added incredulously: “Why would a mother say such a thing?!”
right after rollin twins were bornOn her TikTok and her Instagram, the TV star promoted her Amazon Wishlist, which includes items fans can buy her for their baby.
She later removed the link to her wishlist.
Taiyo is also able to reveal that Josh and Lauryn are renters. Georgia home previously valued at $71,000 They share four children and a younger sister, Alana.
In a statement to The Sun, Lauryn claimed: “It’s my home and I rent it to own it.”
She also added, “I am doing very well financially…my kids and we have everything we need and want.
Fans of the show assume the longtime reality star lives the good life, but May Sun, interview with Mama June42, “What many people don’t realize is that this shoot doesn’t pay as much as people think.
“We all have regular entrepreneurial jobs after filming. [my daughter] Jessica works at a nursery school. Josh works with our friend. I have an event to go out. “
The family is now part of Mama June: Road to Redemption, which airs Fridays on WeTV.