Child stars certainly have come a long way from Shirley Temple. The newest ‘star’ on the pop cultural scene is Honey Boo Boo (not to be confused with Honey Badger) and she hits you like a tonne of redneck, ghetto-speaking, energy juice sluggin’ bricks.
Alana “Honey Boo Boo” Thompson is a 7 year old who rose to fame on TLCs’ Toddlers & Tiaras, stealing the show for her belly-grabbing, ‘go-go juice’ drinking and generally hilarious antics. She pretty much encapsulates everything both terrifying and hilarious about popular culture today, and if you haven’t already heard much of her now-infamous quotes, you need to get up to date immediately.
We’ve compiled a list of things you need to know about “the world’s most annoying child”, to make sure you ‘redneckognize’ the cultural apocalypse that is Honey Boo Boo.