Photo detail

In this photo taken Monday, Sept. 10, 2012, seven-year-old beauty pageant regular and reality show star, Alana "Honey Boo Boo" Thompson, plays with her mother June Shannon during an interview in her home in McIntyre, Ga.

Stories this photo appears in:

Tease photo

Honey Boo Boo has hometown fans and critics

The reality show "Here Comes Honey Boo Boo" has been a ratings winner in recent weeks, capitalizing on redneck stereotypes and the oversized personality of a 6-year-old beauty pageant regular. But some who live nearby are concerned about the way their quiet pocket of central Georgia is being portrayed on the TLC series.

Comments

Use the comment form below to begin a discussion about this content.

Please review our Policies and Procedures before registering or commenting

News Tribune - comments