Fans Accuse Mama June Of Wearing Fat Suit On Her Reality Show

Feb. 26 2017, Updated 6:00 p.m. ET

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Did Mama June Shannon wear a fat suit and prosthetics to exaggerate her weight loss on her new reality TV show, Mama June: From Not to Hot?

That's what fans are accusing her of after they watched the Friday night premiere episode of her new WE show depicting her weight loss journey.

Shannon, the obese former Here Comes Honey Boo Boo star reportedly weighed 406 pounds before she got weight loss surgery.

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And From Not to Hot is supposed to begin with Shannon at her highest weight. However, intrepid viewers of her show pointed out a suspicious look to her on-camera appearance in the "before surgery" scenes.

"It's obviously obvious that Mama June is wearing a fat face and suit for this show's confessional," one Twitter user captioned a video, in which Shannon appears to have a prosthetic chin below a slimmed-down face.

Another person tweeted on @KMorrison729 that they smelled a rat, writing, "You can tell... by the fake neck & much blonder hair" that Shannon could be using a fat suit trick to appear larger.

Shannon, 37, reportedly is now a size four after weight loss surgery, but is keeping her slim look under wraps as her reality show is set to deliver the big reveal at the end.

But was fakery employed? "The prosthetics work is horrible. They should have gotten the costume designer from The Nutty Professor or Norbit," @MzSexyTrini wrote on Twitter.

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As Radar has reported, on her new reality show's premiere, Shannon revealed that she decided to lose weight when her controversial common law ex, "Sugar Bear" Thompson,  told her about his own wedding plans with new love Jennifer Lamb. He invited Shannon to the ceremony, which motivated Mama June to finally slim down, she said.

The first episode was a big hit on WE. Avoiding any controversy, Shannon simply thanked fans, tweeting, "Thanks for watching n hope u watch next wk at the same time."

From Not To Hot airs Fridays at 10pm ET on WEtv.

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