Mama June Shannon opens up on her drastic weight loss

Mama June of 'Honey Boo Boo' reveals drastic weight loss transformation

Mama June of'Honey Boo Boo reveals drastic weight loss transformation Katie Scott

June appeared on GMA to talk about her incredible makeover.

In fact, the reality TV star is more determined than ever to keep off the 300 pounds she has recently lost.

Despite all the excess baggage she's carrying in other areas of her life, Mama June is literally half the woman she used to be in terms of her weight.

Mama June Shannon is known for packing away giant portions of food, but after undergoing gastric sleeve surgery the From Not to Hot star's days of binge-eating are over. "I'm always doing stuff for everybody else and never myself, so this is pretty much myself".

The good news is that she's getting on a diet and is dedicated to keeping the weight off.

"I do worry about their health, but I'm not going to say 'You got to eat salads all the time", says Shannon.

"I'm happy that I went through with it and got what I wanted. It's only a matter of time before her mother goes back to her old habits and gains her weight back".


While she's thrilled with her new body, she admits that maintaining it was, at times, sickening.

"I told him that he made me feel like sh-t, honestly", Shannon revealed, adding that her dynamic with Thompson and Jennifer is even worse than the show portrays it to be. "She looks great", says daughter Alana "Honey Boo Boo" Thompson.

"I gave it up, it isn't worth it", she said of dating, saying it's really hard for her to meet men that are "genuine" and there for "the right" reasons.

June spoke about her relationship with her daughter on Good Morning America Wednesday.

Mama June admits that she's apprehensive to get out of the vehicle after seeing that Sugar Bear is outside. She said, "Who would want that?"

The newly slimmed down matriarch said that relationship with her eldest daughter, Anna "Chickadee" Cardwell, still has issues.

The season finale of Mama June: From Not to Hot airs on We TV on Friday, April 7, at 9 p.m. ET.

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