When Mark McDaniel, June’s ex-boyfriend “Mama June” Shannon and confessed abuser of her daughter Anna Cardwell, was released and photographed strolling alongside June in 2014, Anna and her grandmother were not at all pleased.
“She was smiling and happy next to him,” Anna said of the photos of her mother’s meeting with Mark. “He’s a child molester, Mama. He did this to me. Why would you let him come around the girls knowing what he did?”
Sandra Hale, June’s mother, said her daughter was not thinking.
“She was in denial and I think she still is. I said there is no way anybody could have thought up what had happened to [Anna] unless it actually happened to her. Because you couldn’t have thought things like that. No way. Ain’t no way.”
Thanks to this, the series “Here Comes Honey Boo Boo” was canceled by TLC and the relationship between June and Anna was severed… (keep reading)