Honey Boo Boo: Her Incredible Transformation Through The Years

Honey Boo Boo: Her Incredible Transformation Through The Years.
May 31, 2020 - 13:15 / Anna Valenzuela Rosas

Everyone remembers hilarious Alana Thompson a.k.a. "Honey Boo Boo" from her Toddler and Tiara days. She was the sassy little spitfire who had the confidence to proclaim "I know I'm gonna be cute!"

'Here Comes Honey Boo Boo' Alana (Honey Boo Boo) in 2012.

Honey Boo Boo's Growth Over The Years

Born August 28th, 2005 Alana Thompson a.k.a. "Honey Boo Boo" was the breakout star of the hit TLC show Toddlers and Tiaras. Her big personality easily took over the screen especially because of the hilarious statements she made with ease like "The last time I had a salad was never," and "Pretty comes in all different sizes, my size is cute."

'Here Comes Honey Boo Boo' Honey Boo Boo (Alana) and her new pet pig, Glitzy.

This powerhouse little lady let nothing get in her way and would not let her weight bother her. She even earned hew own spin-off show Here Comes Honey Boo Boo that eventually morphed into Mama June: From Not to Hot when her mother Mama June lost an incredible amount of wight when she had bypass surgery and followed a strict diet.

Eventually, the show morphed again into Mama June: Family in Crisis which now centers around Honey Boo Boo's mother and her drug issues tearing at the family. 

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Before the family crisis, Honey Boo Boo even competed on Dancing with the Stars: Juniors! Alana has struggled with her weight for years but takes much better care of herself now and has more strict dieting habits.

When her mother started having addiction issues and domestic problems with her boyfriend Geno, she had a harder time keeping healthier eating habits. Especially when Mama June was arrested for crack cocaine possession and Alana moved into her older sister Lauryn's house out of fear for her safety. 

Alana is almost 15 years old and going through terrible emotional struggles because of the damage her mom has brought, and yet Alana has continued to thrive! She does well in school, is pursuing a career in comedy, and even posted to Instagram to say how proud she was of herself:

"Can we just be real for a second? Let me tell y’all how proud I am of myself! I have honestly been [through] hell and back this year! and I’m still standing... I have so much going for me and so many people that love me! and the best words you can hear is I see you trying I’m so proud of you!" 

Alana has not let anything dull her sparkle and has grown into a beautiful young woman!

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can we just be real for a second ? let me tell y'all how proud i am of myself! i have honestly been thought hell and back this year ! and i'm still standing ! i have been doing so good in school ! and just being more happy ! i get so much hate but then i think about who all loves me and i know them haters mean nothing ! i have so much going for me and so many people that love me ! and the best words you can hear is i see you trying i'm so proud of you ! but really that feeling is a whole different story ! knowing you are making people happy and most importantly you , hits so different ! let me just be the one to tell y'all if you are going through anything right now trust me it gets better you are worth it , i'm so proud of you , i can see you trying , i love you !

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