Honey Boo Boo Has Turned Into a 'Visibly Troubled' Monster Child

Alana Thompson, the 8-year-old star of Here Comes Honey Boo Boo, appeared on The Tonight Show last week and, according to one studio audience member, she was a "dimpled monster" whose defiance, entitlement and disrespect (for both her mother and host Jimmy Fallon) was conveniently edited out of the broadcast. » 6/19/14 11:20am 6/19/14 11:20am

This Week in Tabloids: Honey Boo Boo's in the Awful 'Beach Body' Issue

Welcome back to Midweek Madness, in which we observe the sad, rundown zoo of human emotion contained within the pages of Star, OK!, Life & Style, inTouch, and US Weekly. This week, Khloe Kardashian may or may not give a "shocking interview" about her relationship with Lamar Odom at some point in the nonexistent… » 9/18/13 3:51pm 9/18/13 3:51pm

Brad and Angelina Might Rent an Entire Cruise Ship for Their Wedding

Ooh! Ooh! Planning update for America's Royal Wedding! (In France they call it a wedding with cheese.) Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie mentioned that they're considering holding their storybook Brangelinian nuptials aboard the Hebridean Princess, which would set them back a cool half-mill. But it's clearly worth it,… » 7/17/13 8:30pm 7/17/13 8:30pm

‘Honey Boo Boo' Watch ‘N' Sniff Cards: We Try and Guess the Stink

Tonight's season two premiere of Here Comes Honey Boo Boo will be a "Watch 'N' Sniff" event. TLC has distributed sniff cards, through issues of People and Us, that contain six different scents that won't be identified until the episode airs. We took a whiff of our sniff card and then made our best guesses on what we… » 7/17/13 5:15pm 7/17/13 5:15pm

Halle Berry Getting Pregnant-Married to Olivier Martinez This Weekend!

I really like this semi-secret surprise celeb wedding trend that seems to be picking up steam. Just live your life, man, you know? [McConaughey bongos.] Pregnant Halle Berry revealed today that she and manfriend Olivier Martinez will be nuptialing-the-fuck-out this weekend, despite her previous vows that she'd never… » 7/10/13 8:15pm 7/10/13 8:15pm

Now You Will Be Able to Smell 'Here Comes Honey Boo Boo'

"You’ve seen them. You’ve heard them. Now you will smell them," promises a TLC press release for the upcoming second season of Here Comes Honey Boo Boo. The network will be hosting a "Watch 'n Sniff" event for the season premiere on July 17 by distributing scent cards in issues of People, Us, through Time Warner… » 6/13/13 4:30pm 6/13/13 4:30pm

The Five Most British Reactions to Honey Boo Boo's UK Debut

Honey Boo Boo personifies America in a way that perhaps no other single person in our time does. Her penchant for sketti and go-go juice is paired with a nonchalant progressive attitude towards gays and politics, not to mention she's a great body-positive role model. In the U.S., Boo Boo has been a divisive issue,… » 5/22/13 6:15pm 5/22/13 6:15pm

Break Out the Sketti Because Mama June Is Getting Married Today

Mama June, the inimitable matriarch of TLC’s Here Comes Honey Boo Boo, is getting married today to her longtime beau Sugar Bear. According to TMZ, June Shannon and Mike Thompson met in a chat room nine strange years ago, and have somehow managed to ride the tumultuous sea of celebrity to a safe harbor. Maritime… » 5/05/13 11:30am 5/05/13 11:30am

'Honey Boo Boo' Is a Huge Hit in Brazil, Russia

Alanna Thompson and her family aren't just cooking Sketti and raising gay pigs in rural Georgia, they're doing it all over the world. In a strategy to expand its business beyond the limited domestic cable subscribers, Discovery Communications—the parent company of TLC, as well as channels like OWN and Animal… » 4/01/13 11:15am 4/01/13 11:15am

Honey Boo Boo Joins Ranks of Big Money Earners Like Justin Bieber and…

Sure, Alana Thompson and her family haven't raked in anywhere close to the estimated $55 million that Justin Bieber and Taylor Swift each did in 2012, but the Here Comes Honey Boo Boo star is included with them and other A-listers—like Anne Hathaway ($10 million), Channing Tatum ($15 million), and Brad Pitt ($35… » 3/08/13 4:00pm 3/08/13 4:00pm

Nicki Minaj Says She's Never Had Work Done On Her Face, Doesn't Mention…

Nicki Minaj went on Extra to promote her MAC makeup collaboration VIVA Glam, and said that she's never had surgery on her face. "When people see my makeup they think all types of crazy things that I'm doing to my skin, but it's makeup." However, Minaj does not mention whether she had any work done below the neck, most… » 2/28/13 9:00am 2/28/13 9:00am

In Your Face, Jodie Foster: 'Honey Boo Boo' Nominated for GLAAD Award

Here Comes Honey Boo Boo doesn't just inspire punch lines and pearl-clutching—it inspires gay equality, at least according to the Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation. The show is nominated for a GLAAD Media Award, probably for featuring the family's acceptance of Uncle Poodle, Alana's gay uncle Lee Thompson,… » 1/18/13 12:10pm 1/18/13 12:10pm

The Kardashian Christmas Card Looks Like a Tampon Ad

I think it was Tolstoy who wrote, "Happy families are all alike, but Kardashians are all different kinds of bacterial strains of fame-grubber." Here is their Christmas card, which features dearly departed Persian kitten Mercy (RIP) sitting unhappily in something that looks like it came from Ikea and is maybe called a… » 12/18/12 9:00am 12/18/12 9:00am

Sugar Bear’s High Blood Pressure Nearly Ruined a Very Boo Boo Christmas…

Sugar Bear, the patriarch of Clan Boo Boo, almost ruined Christmas forever for some unlucky children by having a bit of a health scare during the family's Christmas toy drive outside the ancestral home in Georgia. You see, Sugar Bear usually plays the role of Santa Claus at these charity events, which entails him… » 12/09/12 11:30am 12/09/12 11:30am

Kate Middleton Still Royally Puking in the Hospital

K8 Middleton, rather delightfully referred to in this New York Daily News article as a "queasy royal," is feeling a little better after getting fluids but remains in London's King Edward VII hospital due to severe Wingardium Leviosa!! hyperemesis gravidarum. A palace spokesman wants everyone concerned for Kate… » 12/05/12 9:00am 12/05/12 9:00am