‘Mama June: From Not to Hot’ – June Shannon Lands New Gig after No Pay for New Season

Mama June: From Not to Hot celebrity Mama June Shannon doesn’t seem to be in great shape this season in her mind, her body, and for sure, her finances. It also looks like she won’t make a paycheck this season from the WEtv show that carries this reality star’s name. So what’s up with that?

Mama June: From Not to Hot – No Paycheck for Mama June Shannon?

According to reports, it thrills the family that the Mama June: From Not to Hot star won’t get her hands on a paycheck. Recent history indicates money and June just don’t mix well. A large sum of money could be a recipe for disaster for the reality star.

It seems this puts the reality celeb in a predicament and she resorts to making cash elsewhere. So, it looks as if the Mama June: From Not to Hot star found another way to peddle her fame. But will this work?

When Mama June: From Not to Hot first graced the TV screen, she looked fabulous. The matriarch of this popular hillbilly family appeared healthy with a massive weight loss since her Honey Boo Boo days.

For her new reality show, she showed up with pounds gone. She also sported a mouth full of new gleaming white teeth and her golden locks were clean and flowing.

The picture below on the left is how June looked for her new reality show. It’s a far cry from the photo on the right after her life became out of control. This is how you see her this new season that’s about to air.

Mama June: From Not to Hot - June Shannon

What Happened – She Returns Just Too Broken For the Show?

But the star from Mama June: From Not to Hot went missing after she and boyfriend Geno Doak’s arrest and the drug charges they now face. The season opens up with a different June coming through the door. With those pearly whites now yellowed and broken and hair screaming for shampoo, Mama June is home.

After living on the road with Geno, she’s broke. But she can’t count on WEtv for her next paycheck. Reports suggest her family couldn’t be happier about that. It’s not as if they’re holding a paycheck back.

No, she didn’t earn one, apparently, she wasn’t on the show long enough to pull a salary. The explanation includes – she wasn’t “an active participant”. But, the fans will see the fallout of June’s behavior on the next Mama June: From Not to Hot season, which rolls out next week.

Mama June: From Not to Hot - June Shannon


Mama June: From Not to Hot – It’s a Real Mess

Instead of seeing a lot of the original star of this show, fans of the WEtv show can expect to see her more of her family dealing with her huge problems. Mama June: From Not features the star’s daughters, starting with Alana,14, who fans originally knew as Honey Boo Boo. Next comes Lauryn, 19, who the fans know as Pumpkin, followed by Jessica, 22, and Anna, 24.

The mess June got herself in now puts her family in danger as well, according to the season’s preview. A homicide puts the family in gear to look for the missing June Shannon. Then she ends up back home.

After the wayward mom returns the family navigates the aftermath of her drug use and arrest. The previews also indicate June’s behaviors leave a family torn apart. It looks like some stick with the wayward mom and others prefer to cut their losses. Season 14 previews promise all of this.

June Bounces Back – I Got This

Reports indicate the star of Mama June: From Not to Hot isn’t an active participant in the new season. So, this mom finds herself without pay. In real-time the star claims she’s bounced back. It also looks like she’s found a new way to cash in on her reality fame.

With her teeth fixed and clean hair once again, June makes a sales pitch to her fans. She’s back and on the straight and narrow apparently. But it looks like her behaviors over the past year helped her put on a few pounds.

This mom from Mama June: From Not to Hot isn’t worried about the extra pounds. She claims her new gig will help her lose the extra weight. In a self-made commercial, she explains the benefits of a new fad diet. All you need comes in one box full of packets that you use several times a day.

It appears you just drink the pounds away and June demonstrates this for the camera. When she finishes her sales pitch, she raises the glass to drink the product.

The funny thing about it is the scene cuts out before she gets any of the product swallowed so there’s no “hmmm… it’s tasty” offered at the end. So will this whim work for Mama June pulling in some cash? That remains to be seen. It’s a brand new venture for the star who claims she’s back on the right track today.

Fans can watch the horrendous home-coming of the missing mom on Mama June: From Not to Hot Season 4 premiere. The first episode  “Family Crisis” rolls out on WEtv on March 27.

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