Is Honey Boo Boo Overwhelmed By Fame? Experts Fear For Alana's Mental Well Being

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[Editor's Note: Alana Thompson (or at least, her altar ego Honey Boo Boo) is quickly becoming a household name, but it's the manner in which she's risen to fame that has some experts deeply concerned. Behind Blondie Park has an open letter from a child psychologist to Mama June, making the case for (or rather, against) Alana's future... --Morgan]

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Honey Boo Boo aka Alana Thompson  is reportedly having trouble coping the pressure of being the latest big “child star.”

Concerns about her mental well being surfaced last month when she was unresponsive and restless during an episode of Dr. Drew which was shot and aired live from Los Angeles. 

During the show…Honey Boo Boo told Dr. Drew that she hates being on television because she said… ‘fans come up to me’.


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