TV network TLC had already filmed a new series about the nine-year-old beauty pageant contestant and her family. TLC didn't give a reason but in a statement said: "Supporting the health and welfare of these remarkable children is our only priority". It added, "TLC is faithfully committed to the children's ongoing comfort and wellbeing". Honey Boo Boo's mum June Shannon denied rumours about the relationship in what she called a "truth video" on her daughter's Facebook page.
'Honey Boo Boo' canceled after Mama June accused of dating sex offender
Honey Boo Boo's Mama June has history of dating sex offenders | Daily Mail Online
The show was originally titled "Talk Soup" when it premiered in , and made fun of various talk shows. McHale has been host for 12 years, and the last show is set for Dec. The Learning Channel TLC has cancelled the reality show after TMZ reported that the mom of the show's 9-year-old child star, Mama June, was secretly dating a convicted child sex offender who abused a relative of hers. According to the online gossip site, June has been secretly dating Mark McDaniel, who got out of prison in March after serving 10 years for forcing oral sex on an 8-year-old. An e-mailed statement from TLC's senior director of publicity Joanna Brahim confirmed the show's demise. TLC is faithfully committed to the children's ongoing comfort and well-being.
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Shannon, 35, and McDaniel have been seeing each other for a few months, according to TMZ, which posted a cozy picture of the two that was reportedly taken a few weeks ago when they and others were hanging out. The Wide Shot brings you news, analysis and insights on everything from streaming wars to production — and what it all means for the future. You may occasionally receive promotional content from the Los Angeles Times. As pressures on superheroes mount, Superman fights back — with help from Oprah.
After the pair split he served over two years in prison for the sexual exploitation of a child over the internet in and remains on the sex offender registry. Scroll down for video. Sex offender Michael Anthony Ford, right, dated Mama June just a few months before she became pregnant with Jessica, left, now According to prison records, Ford is currently behind bars on a separate child abandonment charge. The father of Laury is said to be unknown, even by Mama June.