‘Mama June’ Fans Call Honey Boo Boo ‘Needy’ Amid Young Love

Alana 'Honey Boo Boo' Thompson-YouTube

Mama June fans are calling Alana ‘Honey Boo Boo’ Thompson “needy” amid her young romance with Dralin Carswell. The two have been together for almost three years and it shows no signs of slowing down. Yet, some diehard followers worry that the teen may be too dependent on her man. Keep reading for more details as to what they are saying.

Mama June Fans Call Honey Boo Boo ‘Needy’ Amid Young Love

It was a big deal when Alana ‘Honey Boo Boo’ Thompson could finally date at sixteen. She had met her current boyfriend, Dralin Carswell shortly before when she was just fifteen. They met through friends but both her sister, Pumpkin, and her husband, Josh Efird Even Pumpkin’s husband, Josh Efird had to interrogate him. As time went by, Pumpkin was worried that her sister was becoming too dependent on Dralin. She had him drive her everywhere and felt no need to get her license because of that.

Alana 'Honey Boo Boo' Thompson-YouTube
Alana ‘Honey Boo Boo’ Thompson-YouTube

Pumpkin even compared her to their mother, Mama June as she has always had men taking her here, there, and everywhere. In the Family Crisis midseason finale, June fought back about helping to pay for Alana’s college tuition because of Dralin. She said that Dralin could get sentenced to prison causing Alana to leave Colorado and then that money would be down the drain. That started a Reddit thread with fans wondering if Alana was “needy.” The OP wrote this:

  • I wonder if Alana is really all codependent on Dralin like that. It is her “first love”, and they’ve been living together for three years. It’s all really sad, and she must be pretty needy.

So, did followers agree that Alana was needy or did they think she could make it on her own?

  • She learned from June. Picking the worst qualities in men and ruining her own life to try to ride or die with them.
  • Dralin is codependent on Alana.
  • It’s sad that she picked such a bum for her partner.
  • Even if she was dependent and he goes to jail and she quits school it’s her money that she worked to earn

All On Alana

The one thing that was pointed out was how this really has nothing to do with Mama June in the long run. In reality, it is all about Alana ‘Honey Boo Boo’ Thompson and what she wants to do with her life. Furthermore, the bottom line is it is Alana’s money that she wants back and she can do what she wishes with it. All Alana said in the clip was that she wanted to pay her own tuition. She will live and she will learn but as a few pointed out, even if she was not raised by June, she is still her daughter. So, she is following in her footsteps with the type of guy she chose. Hopefully, she follows through and proves her mother wrong.

Do you think Alana is dependent and needy or is she just young? Let us know your thoughts in the comments below.

Amanda Lauren

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