Goodbye, Boo Boo: Show's cancellation attempts to undo extensive harm

November 3, 2014 11:14 PM

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Goodbye, Boo Boo: Show's cancellation attempts to undo extensive harm

The infamous TLC reality show "Here Comes Honey Boo Boo" has finally been cancelled due to allegations against the mother's, nicknamed "Mama June," relationship with a registered sex offender. The show has never received high praise for its exploitation of an uneducated, lower class family in the deep South; but TLC has finally pulled the plug, reported by Entertainment Weekly, saying, "Supporting the health and welfare of these remarkable children is our only priority. TLC is faithfully committed to the children’s ongoing comfort and well-being.

If the network’s primary concern was always for the welfare of the children, then the program would never had aired in the first place. Not only has it glamorized child exploitation, but it has also shed an unflattering light on southern Georgia.

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