After a whole lot of hesitation, Pumpkin lastly confronted Geno Doak through the April 16 episode of ‘Mama June’.
Mama June Shannon and her boyfriend, Geno Doak, have lastly began making amends after their drug abuse severely affected her household. And through the April 16 episode of Mama June: Highway To Redemption, it was Lauryn “Pumpkin” Shannon and Geno’s flip to return face-to-face.
Final week, Pumpkin and Alana “Honey Boo Boo” Thompson sat down with Mama June and shared their frustrations together with her after an extended interval of estrangement throughout her drug use. Since June and Geno had accomplished rehab, the women determined it’d be okay to fulfill up with June. Nevertheless, they weren’t but able to face Geno.
However this week, issues modified. Pumpkin thought it’d be a good suggestion to listen to Geno out and see what he needed to say. After Pumpkin informed Geno how exhausting it was for her and Alana whereas he and June had been utilizing, Geno defined why they lastly determined to get clear.
“It was simply bored with dwelling the way in which we had been,” Geno tells Pumpkin. “It wasn’t even actually dwelling, we had been simply present. We had been in a cycle and we couldn’t cease.” He additionally mentioned that they’d virtually reside in resort bogs whereas utilizing medicine all day lengthy.
Pumpkin remained calm all through the dialog, however she did need Geno to know the way a lot their drug use affected her and Alana. “I simply want y’all to listen to me and listen to Alana by means of me as a result of she’s not right here. I would like y’all to know the way a lot y’all did damage us,” she informed him. “That’s undoubtedly been a tough course of making an attempt to inform her it’s not right here, there’s not one thing flawed together with her as a result of she thinks it’s one thing flawed together with her.”
Pumpkin went on to say that Alana already thinks her dad, Sugar Bear, doesn’t need something to do together with her since she’s not a boy, so the drug use made issues worse. “Then she thought Mama’s dependancy — y’all’s dependancy — was her fault too … I don’t need her to suppose like that, I informed her it’s not her fault.”
In her non-public confessional, Pumpkin mentioned, “I do really feel unhealthy for Alana as a result of her piece of s*** daddy doesn’t need something to do together with her. [Geno] went above and past [for Alana].” She added, “[He] actually confirmed Alana what a father was alleged to be.” However as soon as Geno and June began utilizing medicine and deserted them, they each felt actually “indignant”.
“I feel it’s good for you and Mama each to listen to Alana’s aspect as a result of I’m older, I can shelter my emotions like I must, however Alana tends to carry issues in,” Lauryn mentioned. “I feel it’s good for Mama to see Alana get upset. She is simply 15 and all of us neglect that as a result of Alana does act far more mature than she truly is.”
Ultimately, Pumpkin congratulated June and Geno for having the ability to take heed to them to allow them to all “transfer previous the damage.” Geno mentioned he’s “terribly sorry” after which invited the women to go to him and June down in Florida. Pumpkin mentioned she’d have to speak to Alana about it, however later within the episode, they each agreed to go — which meant Alana needed to cancel a hangout she already deliberate together with her dad.
Sugar Bear has lastly been exhibiting some effort and needs to reunite with Alana, however Alana mentioned she might quickly be transferring to Florida to be nearer to her mother.
Need extra drama? New episodes of Mama June: Highway To Redemption air Fridays at 9pm on WE television.