The "Honey Boo Boo" Phenomenon

If you have not heard of the six year old phenomen known as “Honey Boo Boo”, you soon will. She is a little Southern Belle who now has her own show on TLC on Wednesday nights. Critics either love her or hate her. She has been dubbed the “new Shirley Templeof the Great Recession”. The reason that this little darling is so dear to me is that she and her family live within 8 miles of my house (Georgia, USA). Her uncouth redneck family is crude and proud of it. And horrors upon horrors, they have the nerve to put their chubby, crude, nasty mouthed little “Honey Boo Boo”, otherwise known as Alana in all of the snooty tot beauty pageants that the family can afford. The pageant expenses are apparently paid for via the mother’s (June) coupon redeeming. You have to see this show to believe it. But when all is said and done, I love this little girl and she makes me smile just to look at her. She backs down to no one, including Anderson Cooper, Dr. Drew, and all of the rest. So good for her !! She does ole Dixie proud!! It always does my heart good to see a Southern woman, no matter how small, who takes no prisoners.

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