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TLC Cancels 'Here Comes Honey Boo Boo,' Citing Concern for 'Health and Welfare' of Kids

LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - TLC has pulled the plug on "Here Comes Honey Boo Boo," one of its most prominent series, following allegations that the mother at the center of the show has been romantically linked to a convicted child molester. June Shannon posted a video statement on the show's Facebook page Friday morning denying the allegation that she has been dating a man she identifies as "Pumpkin." "The statement of me dating a sex offender is totally untrue," Shannon said. "I would not ever, ever put my kids in danger." Shannon confirms that TLC has halted production on the show and that the Discovery Communications cabler has told the...

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