Mama June’s daughter Pumpkin claims ‘toxic mothers’ are as bad as ‘absent fathers’ one year after her crack arrest

MAMA June’s daughter Pumpkin has been sharing her thoughts about “toxic mothers” as her mom faces a possible jail sentence for her recent crack arrest.

The young reality star – real name Lauryn Shannon – appeared to vent her frustrations about her complicated family situation on her private Facebook account in a series of posts.

 Lauryn "Pumpkin" Shannon revealed her thoughts about "toxic mothers"

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Lauryn “Pumpkin” Shannon revealed her thoughts about “toxic mothers”Credit: Instagram

The 20-year-old has been caring for her 14-year-old sister Alana “Honey Boo Boo” Thompson amid Mama June’s downward spiral.

And she revealed her heartache over the upbringing they’ve received from her mother in the telling posts.

One post stated: “Toxic  mothers are just as bad as  absent fathers, but y’all not ready for that discussion yet.

While another post read: “My sadness turns to anger and that’s one of my worst traits I have.”

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Credit: Facebook

The reality TV star then went on to highlight the importance of fostering relationships with other mother figures in your life.

She shared another post which read: “I think it’s beautiful when a mother-in-law & daughter-in-law treat each other well.

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 The 20-year-old has been caring for her 14-year-old sister Alana "Honey Boo Boo" Thompson amid Mama June's downward spiral

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The 20-year-old has been caring for her 14-year-old sister Alana “Honey Boo Boo” Thompson amid Mama June’s downward spiralCredit: Getty Images – Getty

“I pray all u sisters get a mother-in-law who treats u like her  own daughter & encourage u to persue your goals. Also I pray that u appreciate her support & take care of her like your own mother [sic].”

Lauryn – who is married Joshua Efird with whom she shares daughter Ella, has been estranged from her mother following Mama June’s continuous legal troubles since running off with her bad news boyfriend, Geno Doak.

 In March 2019, Shannon and Geno were arrested for possession of crack cocaine and a crack pipe

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In March 2019, Shannon and Geno were arrested for possession of crack cocaine and a crack pipeCredit: Splash News
 The family's show is now going to focus on the aftermath of Mama June's addiction and court troubles

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The family’s show is now going to focus on the aftermath of Mama June’s addiction and court troublesCredit: Splash News

She reportedly pawned a diamond ring just weeks after she was allegedly kicked out of a hotel over an $2,000 unpaid bill in January.

In December, June, 40, and Geno were also accused of leaving $1,000 worth of damage and shattered glass after trashing their room at the FairBridge Inn & Suites in Atlanta.

In March 2019, Shannon and Geno were arrested for possession of crack cocaine – a felony – and a crack pipe – a misdemeanor.

Geno also faces domestic violence charges. The couple pled not guilty to all charges.

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