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‘Honey Boo Boo’ Fakery EXPOSED: Family Stages Daughter Anna’s Shocking Move, Lies About Her Dramatic Engagement For Reality Show!

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Jun. 21 2014, Published 11:03 a.m. ET

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Move over, Kardashians: There’s another sham reality TV family in town! can exclusively reveal that Alana “Honey Boo Boo” Thompson, 9, and her rag-tag clan are guilty of fake scenes and big fibs on their hit reality show.

The TLC series— already facing backlash after reports that an out-of-control Alana allegedly slapped her mother June, 34, off-screen during a recent Tonight Show appearance with Jimmy Fallon — recreated cast member Anna Shannon’s big move on the season 4 premiere last week.

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During an April interview with, Anna, 19, admitted she left the Shannon-Thompson family’s MacIntyle, George nest with daughter Kaitlyn, 23 months, to live with now-husband Michael Cardwell, 21, in nearby town Ivey the previous September.

“We moved in together seven months ago,” Anna said, “but it wasn’t filmed for the show.”

However, on the June 19 episode, the family says goodbye to Anna and Kaitlyn in an emotional scene implied to have taken place long after the teen mom’s December engagement.


Even Anna’s emotional engagement on the hit series involved a lie.

During the season 3 finale, Caldwell proposes to Anna at a big New Year’s Eve party— but a source says the couple actually got engaged nearly two weeks prior on December 19!

“They edited the scene to look like it happened on New Year’s Eve,” the insider tells “They wanted it to seem more dramatic.”

As exclusively reported, Anna and Cardwell said “I do” in a backyard southern ceremony on May 3— all captured by reality TV cameras, of course!

News of the shocking fakery could further upset fans, who have been lashing out on social media over Alana’s shocking Tonight Show behavior.

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