A choice has lastly been made in Honey Boo Boo’s custody case… and it’s a shocker!
In a stunning court docket ruling obtained by The Solar on Wednesday, a Georgia court docket has formally awarded sole custody of the 16-year-old actuality star, whose actual identify is Alana Thompson, to her large sister, Lauryn “Pumpkin” Efird. She’s solely 22 years outdated, and the court docket determined she’s a healthier mother than Mama June Thompson?! Wow.
In keeping with the outlet, the ultimate order was issued in April. Within the court docket docs, the choose famous that Pumpkin has had momentary guardianship of her sister since April 29, 2019 — when she was simply 19! Believing this to be one of the best long-term state of affairs for Alana, the court docket continued:
“It’s in one of the best curiosity of the kid that the plaintiff is awarded sole custody.”
The choose additionally ordered Mama June to pay $800 in month-to-month baby assist to Pumpkin starting on Could 1. She is required to proceed paying this charge on the first of each month till her daughter turns 18. This authorized determination now provides Lauryn the suitable to make day-to-day care choices for Alana. She additionally has sole decision-making authority for main life decisions.
Going ahead, Pumpkin may have the discretion to permit “visitation between the defendant [June] and the minor [Alana].” It would definitely be fascinating to see if this custody change impacts the mother-daughter duo’s relationship. Hopefully, issues will solely start to enhance for the entire household. Final month, the troubled mom informed ET that her relationship with the fact star “goes good” as their makes an attempt to reconnect had been captured for Mama June: Street to Redemption. That’s promising!
Innerestingly, whereas this new court docket order could also be a shock to some followers, this authorized change was truly agreed upon by each events, in keeping with the ruling. So Mama June should know in her coronary heart that is what’s greatest for Honey Boo Boo.
In fact, whereas issues are wanting up for the 42-year-old after her secret wedding ceremony to hubby Justin Stroud earlier this month, this custody battle comes after June struggled with medication just a few years in the past. She and ex Geno Doak had been arrested and charged for possession of crack cocaine in March 2019. Geno was sentenced to 16 months in jail, however June managed to keep away from a jail sentence and was as an alternative ordered to finish 100 hours of neighborhood service. Lauryn was given momentary guardianship of Alana in August 2019, with permission from Alana’s father Mike “Sugar Bear” Thompson.
We hope this variation provides Alana the steadiness she’s been wanting since this authorized matter started! It’ll even be a full home for the Efird household as Lauryn simply gave beginning to twins along with her husband Josh! They be part of her different kids Ella, 4, and Bentley, 10 months. Reactions, Perezcious readers?