Mom June: From Not to Hot sees the family that keeps Alana Thompson away from June Shannon as a top priority. So, they distract Honey Boo Boo from her mother’s troubles with a trip to sunny California.
Lauryn Shannon (Pumpkin) and husband Josh Efird now have custody of Alana Thompson while they raise their little girl, Ella Grace. Previews indicate that Josh is approaching Mama June’s plate: From Not Hot.
He didn’t ask to raise a teenager. But if that’s what life has in store for him, he’s going to do it right. In the next episode you see Lauryn talking to her husband about flying to Los Angeles with Alana.
She thinks it’s a good thing to get Alana Thompson out of Mama June’s troubles: Not to Hot Mama. Alana Thompson bursts into tears several times because she misses June Shannon.
Mama June: From Not to Hot: Josh and Pumpkin Parenting Sis
While Pumpkin is taking Alana Thompson to L.A., her husband has some fatherly questions. While Alana Thompson is stressed by her mother’s behavior, Josh takes a more traditional approach.
What about school for Alana, Josh asks his wife. But Lauryn promises they’ll be back in time for Alana Thompson to get ready for school. After a brief discussion about Mama June: From Hot to Not, Josh agrees that a trip to Los Angeles would be good for Alana.
Both Josh and Pumpkin believe June Shannon hindered Alana Thompson’s career. So now they can try different paths without June putting a stop to it. The teenager is all L.A. and rubbing shoulders with her fans still in her Here Comes Honey Boo Boo days.
A phone call from June undermines Alana’s confidence as she auditions for her first fashion show. The pain her mother is causing the teenager sees in this new season.