Honey Boo Boo’s Mama June and Sugar Bear have decided to split up. Read on for the details …
1. The Separation Comes 16 Months After Their Wedding
Sixteen months after tying the knot, Mama June has released this statement to Us Weekly:
Sugar Bear and I have decided to take some time apart to figure out some things in our relationship. We are taking things day by day, but regardless of what happens, the girls will always be our number one priority. We want to thank y’all for your support.
According to TMZ:
Mama June has stopped wearing her wedding ring (technically the couple was never married, but they did have a commitment ceremony).
2. Mama June Caught Sugar Bear Browsing Online Dating Sites
Sugar Bear is reportedly on Plenty of Fish with the user name georgiafighter31054, listing cuddling as one of his interests. He lists that he’s single and interested in fan and wanting to hang out. TMZ writes:
We’re told Mama June has repeatedly caught Sugar Bear trolling on online dating sites. One of them is plentyoffish.com, in which Sugar Bear — with the handle Georgiafighter31054 — says “i love to hunt fish and ride 4wheelers and have a good time. i luve muddy Boggs and love to ride in the mudd.”
3. Sugar Bear Stars With Mama June and Her Family on TLC’s Here Comes Honey Boo Boo
Mama June and Sugar Bear star alongside each other in TLC’s show Here Comes Honey Boo Boo
. Check out a clip from the show above.
4. They Have Four Children Together
They’re biological parents to daughter Alana “Honey Boo Boo”, and Mama June had Pumpkin, Chickadee, and Chubbs prior to meeting Sugar Bear. The two have been together for 9 years. TMZ writes:
Our sources say Mama June plans on taking the kids and moving out — once the latest round of filming “Here Comes Boo Boo” is done … so she can be closer to her relatives. She hasn’t fully decided on the move.
5. Sugar Bear Has Suffered Serious Medical Issues Over the Past Couple Years
In February 2013, Sugar Bear had a health scare and landed in the hospital. Mama June had posted this explanation on her Facebook page:
oh k cause everyone is talking and what our family emergency is well im going to go public so there will b no fake stories of what is going sugarbear was rushed to the hospital Monday by us cause he was having chest pains like gas pains well we get to the hospital and after tests we found out he has a severe case of pancreatitis which is inflammation of the pancreas and cause he is a diabetic type 2 pills only thats not good so he has been hospitalized under strict doctor care was in ICU the first night he is out of ICU but he has a long road ahead of him we have let his pancreas rest and his body rest tests r being ran everyday cause they dont know what is causing us cause normally causes it like gall stones alcoholism or high cholesterol and he doesn’t have none of these things so hope we get answers soon we r staying very close to the hospital in case he needs us thanks for all the thoughts ahead of time and i will update when i can… (June)
Sugar Bear was also the driver in a car crash involving the family and has had to have emergency doctor visits over the past couple years.