June Shannon a.k.a. “Mama June” became known as the spirited stage mom to her beauty pageant contestant daughter, Alana Thompson a.k.a “Honey Boo-Boo”. Their popularity on TLC’s Toddlers and Tiaras landed them a spin-off reality TV show, Here Comes Honey Boo-Boo. June had extra help during her weight loss journey. In addition to making lifestyle changes, she had gastric sleeve surgery which shrank the overall size of her stomach.