Lauryn ‘Pumpkin’ Shannon is admitting that her mom hid her substance abuse from family members, together with the ‘Mama June: Household Disaster’ star.
If Mama June’s military of followers have been shocked when the fact TV star was busted for allegedly possessing a managed substance, her daughter Pumpkin wasn’t far behind. Lauryn Shannon, 20, tells MeSlop EXCLUSIVELY that for a very long time she had “no clue” that the mom-of-four had an issue. In March 2019 June, 40, was arrested in Alabama together with her boyfriend Geno Doak and charged with “possession of drug paraphernalia” and a substance that the Macon County District Legal professional’s Workplace believes was “crack cocaine.” Now, in Mama June: Household Disaster, followers will get to see how the fact TV matriarch’s clan are coping as her life spirals uncontrolled.
In final season’s Mama June: From Not To Sizzling, followers watched as Pumpkin, her siblings Alana, 14, and Jessica, 23, and aunt Doe Doe staged an intervention in a determined bid to get the fact TV star into rehab. Requested if there have been indicators behind the scenes that viewers weren’t privy too earlier than that, the younger mother says, “Sure and no.” “Solely as a result of I don’t suppose that…it simply got here out of nowhere, particularly with how shortly she began utilizing, how a lot she was utilizing,” she provides. “I truthfully didn’t even discover, which was the unhappy factor.” She goes on to allege, “I ought to have seen the warning indicators… how [she and Geno] didn’t come out of the home or any of that stuff. So [there were] undoubtedly warning indicators there.”
MeSlop has reached out to Geno, and to Mama June’s rep for touch upon Pumpkin’s allegations however we’ve but to obtain a response. Nevertheless, in October 2019, they each pled not responsible to the possession costs. As followers of the household will recall June did agree to enter rehab in February final yr, however she bolted quickly after being admitted. MeSlop beforehand reported that two individuals near the household declare that there have been indicators that June had an issue earlier than her arrest hit the headlines. “I’m so shocked this didn’t get out lengthy earlier than,” one supply advised us.
If there have been indicators although, Pumpkin says that she missed them as a result of she had moved out of her mother’s residence to begin a brand new life together with her husband Josh Efird and their daughter Ella, now 2. “I had moved out as a consequence of just a few stuff on the whole…and me getting married and having a child. So we’d obtained out and obtained our personal place, so what they have been doing there I had no clue of.” She provides, “I believe she hid it from everyone, or at the least tried to.”
From Not To Sizzling has since been renamed Mama June: Household Disaster and an enormous a part of it is going to deal with how Pumpkin helps to boost her sister Alana (aka Honey Boo Boo) of their mother’s absence. Satirically, Lauryn says she attracts the power to proceed from her mom. “She was a really robust, unbiased girl. No person might inform her something. She stated what was on her thoughts,” Pumpkin says. “And I’ve at all times believed that I’ve gotten that from her.” Mama June: Household Disaster premieres on WE television on March 27 at 9pm.