Mama June, from “Here Comes Honey Boo Boo,” believes that TLC knew about Josh Duggar molesting young girls since 2006 and she is mad. According to Entertainment Tonight, May 22, 2015, Mama June may take legal action if the show, “19 Kids and Counting” is not taken off the air. She said, “If they are not completely canceled I will be pissed, and I do have grounds for going after them, for canceling us and wrongfully firing us and not them.” Mama June believes that TLC knew what Josh had done and helped them cover it up. “[TLC] knew about [Josh Duggar] since 2006 and didn’t do anything. They kept filming the show, but as soon as rumors started they canceled “Honey Boo Boo” quick. I think TLC kept it quiet. That happened with Anna and me. TLC covered it up.”
Mama June’s reality show was cancelled when TMZ released a picture of her and Mark McDaniel spending time together at a hotel. Mama June’s youngest daughter, Honey Boo Boo was there too Mark McDaniel is a convicted child molester and he molested Mama June’s oldest daughter, Anna Cardwell, multiple times when she was 8-years-old. Mark served about 10 years in jail for aggravated child molestation. Shortly after Mark was released from prison, Mama June resumed her relationship with him. TLC wasted no time in pulling the show off the air. Mama June told Entertainment Tonight, “I feel cheated still. I was honest with [TLC]. I told them about everything from the get go. They knew the story. They sealed Anna’s records because she was under 18.” Mama June admitted that she asked TLC to help seal those files to protect her privacy after her reality show started. She believes that TLC did the same for the Duggars.
Mama June said, “I read that the Duggar family said, this happening with their son brought them closer to God and each other. So they’re saying it’s ok to have family touch time? Hell no.”
TLC posted this statement on their Facebook page, concerning “19 Kids and Counting.” Effective immediately, TLC has pulled all episodes of 19 Kids and Counting currently from the air. We are deeply saddened and troubled by this heartbreaking situation, and our thoughts and prayers are with the family and victims at this difficult time.”
off the air on May 22, 2015. However, rumors are going around that TLC will bring the Duggars back on TV, minus Josh Duggar. What are your thoughts on the matter? Does Mama June have a valid reason to sue TLC? How long do you think they will keep the Duggars off TV and will you watch them if they return? Post your thoughts below in the comments section.