There is probably not a human being on this earth who believes that Honey Boo Boo is being given a healthy amount of attention with her TV show and constant face-slapping, president-endorsing appearances on the late-night circuit. We know, deep in our bones, or hearts, or whatever, that the blonde pageant star has another 6½ minutes left–at most–on the Andy Warhol clock. But is it really necessary to make a whole comic book about her upcoming irrelevance?
Bluewater Productions, the graphic novel version of TMZ.com, which has brought you stories on politicians, princes and Kardashians, thinks so. But even it is having a hard time defending its position.
They both talked a great game during this election cycle, but forget Ann Romney and Michelle Obama. Anyone looking for a woman who understands the struggle to make ends meet, an aspirational figure to identify with in stressful times, look no further than Mama June, the mother of pageant queen aspirant Alana Thompson, a k a TLC Network star Honey Boo Boo.
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Last night, America’s favorite bundle of scary childhood statistics, Honey Boo Boo, came on Jimmy Kimmel Live with her mom, June. While the TLC starlet with a penchant for GoGo juice was surprisingly lackluster during her mother’s pitch for how their show is positively impacting her community, she perked up once Jimmy started asking her the tough questions. Like, who would she want to be president, because Mr. Kimmel is very savvy and knows that the undecided voters in this country will eventually just arbitrary pick whichever candidate their favorite celebrity endorsed.
– Just in time for the vice presidential debates, here’s Paul Ryan looking like Zach Morris’s stand-in during a TIME Magazine photo shoot that teased him by saying it was considering naming him its man of the year. Yeah, right!
Thank heaven for little girls.
Annie is storming back onto Broadway, and if history is any guide, the Depression-era rags-to-riches tale of a girl and her dog will make as much money, and as quickly, as did its lucky heroine:
The summer’s reality juggernaut, TLC’s pageant-queen-at-home series Here Comes Honey Boo Boo, has been renewed for a second season as well as three of what the network is terming “HOLLAday specials” for Halloween, Thanksgiving, and Christmas.