Going au naturel! Toddlers & Tiaras alum Alana Thompson, finest generally known as Honey Boo Boo, shared a brand new makeup-free photograph and shut down haters after defending her maturing model.
Alana, 15, ditched her ordinary false eyelashes and lip gloss for a playful fresh-faced selfie on Tuesday, May 25. “I don’t care, I dwell MY WAY!” the fact star captioned her newest put up by way of Instagram, displaying her sticking her tongue out on the digital camera.
Courtesy Alana Thompson/InstagramHer aunt Jo Shannon (a.ok.a. Doe Doe) from Mama June: Family Crisis confirmed help to Alana within the feedback by replying with a number of crimson coronary heart emojis, including, “You simply be you. Love ya!” And Jo isn’t the one one taking a stand on the teenager’s behalf, both.
Alana’s mother, Mama June Shannon, passionately defended the best way her daughter types herself to In Touch solely in March. “I’ve seen that on social media,” June, 41, instructed In Touch on the time after followers claimed she was too younger to put on acrylic nails and lashes. “And what followers don’t notice is when she was 5 years outdated, she was within the glitz pageant. She was placing on these pretend acrylic nails. She was doing the make-up. She was doing the eyelashes.”
“We’re hitting on 10 years of being within the public eye,” the WE television character mentioned about Alana’s rise to fame as a baby star. “People gotta notice that she’s 15 … she’s been carrying acrylic nails since she was like eight. These stripper lashes that I wish to name [them] … you recognize, she’s simply being Alana, she’s expressing herself.”
Courtesy of Alana Thompson/InstagramSince final 12 months, Alana has been residing together with her older sister Lauryn “Pumpkin” Efird, who’s now anticipating child No. 2 with husband Joshua Efird. Lauryn took Alana below her wing throughout June’s rehab stint and journey to restoration. Alana continues to be staying together with her sister presently, which has been an adjustment for the Efird brood, however they’re making it work.
June expressed her gratitude for Lauryn’s assist in March as properly, revealing her daughter actually got here by when it counted probably the most. “Even although she didn’t must step up [as a mother figure], she did, and you recognize, in our household … we’ve at all times caught collectively,” June instructed In Touch.
After rising up within the highlight, Alana has discovered how you can cope with haters in actual life and on social media. Earlier this 12 months, she not solely shut down criticism of her personal trend decisions, but in addition shared her utmost appreciation for June and Lauryn. “My mother is now sober [for] nearly a 12 months and I couldn’t be prouder of her,” Alana fired again to a social media person, including, “Yes, I’m being raised by my sister however, hey, I feel she’s doing a rattling good job at it.”