It’s taken the TLC personality, real name June Shannon, more than two years to lose the weight, but she told the website that she did it all without diet or exercise. That’s right, Mama June insists that she didn’t count calories or hit the gym to lose more than 100 pounds.
According to the reality star, she weighed in at 365 pounds when her family started filming their hit TLC show in January 2011, but the “red-neck-onize” mother revealed that she has gone down to a much slimmer 263 pounds.
Mamma June is known for making unhealthy concoctions like mixing melting butter and ketchup to created “sketti” sauce and according to TMZ, she hasn’t cut down on the “sketti,” ramen noodles or cheese puffs one bit-- so what's her secret?
The star revealed that an active production schedule has been the catalyst to her massive weight-loss.
"I haven't done any surgeries ... no diet pills ... never went to the gym," Mama June told TMZ. “But with the show I've been more active."
"They have me running around and going different places ... I guess it's paying off," she said.
According to People magazine, Mama June recently set up a trust fund for her daughter, Alanna "Honey Boo Boo" Thompson.
The self-proclaimed beauty queen makes anywhere from $15,000 to $20,000 an episode, so Mama June made sure to set up a trust fund for Alana and her other daughter, but they won’t be able to access the money until age 21.
Check out the video below of Mama June making “sketti:”
Maria Vultaggio is a reporter for the Continuous News Desk (CND), where she covers trending topics and breaking news for the International Business Times....
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