Mama June Family Crisis star Alana ‘Honey Boo Boo’ Thompson is hit with another major disappointment in her life. It seems as if her dad, Mike ‘Sugar Bear’ Thompson has changed his mind about checking into rehab for help with his prescription pill addiction.
Mama June: Family Crisis – Alana Thompson’s Dad Mike Thompson Ditches Rehab
Last week Alana ‘Honey Boo Boo’ Thompson fans learned that the WEtv reality television celebrity was dealing with more family drug addiction drama. As Soap Dirt previously reported Sugar Bear Thompson had reportedly reached out to former NBA player and Keeping Up with the Kardashians Khloe Kardashian’s ex Lamar Odom for help with his prescription pill addiction problem.
According to reports, Mama June: Family Crisis star was due to check into Odom’s Golden Bridge Treatment Center in Louisburg, Kansas late last week. However, Sugar Bear, according to sources claim began making excuses for why he couldn’t go.
He claims he could not get time off work and failed to arrive at the airport for his flight. Odom and his team have attempted to contact him, but so far, he has not responded.
Sugar Bear’s Battle with Prescription Pills
Honey Boo Boo’s father Mike’s battle with prescription drugs allegedly began when while receiving treatment for diabetes. His health problems have been a topic of importance over the years during the Mama June reality series. Recent reports also state that her father also suffers from severe depression and anxiety issues as well.
mama june shannon #Sugarbear Sugarbear’s been extremely pale when ever there is stress,. I read he’s diabetic. May effect behavior.
— DJHere (@DJHere_) April 15, 2017
Mike shares daughter Honey Boo Boo with his ex June Shannon. Life with her parents has not been an easy road for her. At the age of 17, she has been forced to deal with her mother and now her father falling victim to drug abuse.
Mama June: Family Crisis – Is Alana Over Dealing with Troubled Family Members?
Mama June: Family Crisis star has dealt with more than her share of drama during her young life. Fans know that during the current season, June Shannon made many attempts to make amends with her daughters.
It seems like things are looking up for the family. But even so, at this time Honey Boo Boo remains estranged from her father, Sugar Bear Thompson. It is unclear as to whether his drug addiction issues are the cause behind their troubled relationship.
Many Mama June: Family Crisis fans of Alana Thompson believe her father Mike Thompson’s drug addiction issues may be the last straw for her. They say they find it a surprise that the former Here Comes Honey Boo Boo star has not turned her back on her troubled family members completely by now.
Hopefully, Alana and June Shannon have repaired their troubled relationship once and for all. As for her dad. Well, time will tell if he gets the help he needs and finds his way back into his daughter’s life.
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