It Is What It Is: Mama June Can Deny, But The Pictures Redneckognize

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L-R: Mark McDaniel, June Shannon, photographed house hunting together by TMZ. Image copyright 2014,

She says she's not seeing him, and hasn't seen him for ten years, says "Mama" June Shannon in a video posted to the family's Facebook account. But ever since TMZ first broke the news that Shannon had been seen with convicted child molester, Mark McDaniel, the photographic evidence has been mounting up, and all of it seems to back up the fact that the two are definitely a couple, most recently seen "house hunting" together and smiling for the camera. (See picture, inset. Copyright 2014,

But it's not all smiles in the Shannon household. While daughter Lauryn ("Pumpkin") continues to defend her mother to the public, oldest daughter Anna ("Chickadee") believes her mom is seeing McDaniel. And on top of that, Anna confirmed to Radar Online that she was, indeed, the victim of McDaniel's sexual molestation, in which he forced the then 8-year-old girl to perform oral sex on him, and for which he was convicted in June of 2003.

Which means Shannon isn't just dating any old child molester, but one who baby-raped her daughter. "I think me and Mama's relationship may well be over," Anna stated.

Shortly after TMZ broke the news of the relationship, TLC announced it was cancelling the series, "Here Comes Honey Boo Boo" without airing the new season, including holiday specials, it had already filmed.

It's worth noting little has been said about Alana Thompson, Shannon's youngest daughter, who is the titular star of the series. Alana turned 9 years old in August, putting her at or near the same age Anna was when McDaniel was last seeing her mother.