Mama June Shannon and Daughter Pumpkin Come Out As Bisexual
“Mama” June Shannon reveals in a new interview that she’s bisexual. The “Here Comes Honey Boo Boo” star says she’s “fooled around” with women, although she has not been in a long-term relationship with a female partner. “I’m not going to lie, I played around in the minors but never went pro,” explains Shannon.
The reality TV matriarch was supporting her daughter Pumpkin, who had sat down with her mom for an “Inside Edition” interview, during which Pumpkin revealed to fans that she is bisexual. A major bombshell about Shannon then surfaced in the process.
“She is gay, too,” Pumpkin says during the interview. She then reiterates, “June is gay, too!” Shannon quickly jumps in, clarifying, “Bisexual.” Pumpkin continues admitting that she likes both men and women, noting, “You cannot hide who you truly are.” She continues, “June came out, too.”
Pumpkin also reveals that she’s currently single, but hopes to work things out with her ex-girlfriend. While the revelation of Shannon’s sexuality may come as a surprise, the reality TV star says she’s not worried about what people will think, explaining, “I look at it this way: Haters are going to hate.”
As Gossip Cop previously reported, Shannon split from Mike “Sugar Bear” Thompson in September after she accused him of cheating. Shortly after their breakup, she was romantically linked to convicted sex offender Mark McDaniel. Her controversial romance with McDaniel led to TLC cancelling the family’s show “Here Comes Honey Boo Boo.” What do you think about Shannon and Pumpkin coming out as bisexual?