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Honey Boo Boo’s Niece Kaitlyn Already Competing In Pageants

Mon, October 15, 2012 6:36pm EDT by 9 Comments
Honey Boo Boo baby pageant
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Alana Thompson isn’t the only pageant queen in her ‘Here Comes Honey Boo Boo’ family. Her two-month-old niece Kaitlyn competed in her first beauty pageant on Oct. 7 — and took home the People’s Choice award!

Alana “Honey Boo Boo” Thompson, 7, is making sure that beauty pageants stay in the family. Alana’s sister AnnaChickadee” Shannon, 18, gave birth to Kaitlyn on July 26, and the baby girl has already competed in a beauty pageant — and she’s not even three months old yet!

Mama June Shannon took to Alana’s official Facebook account on Oct. 7 to congratulate her grandbaby for taking home a crown.

“Aww look at GIGI’s baby! 5th runner up and people choice go Kaitlyn!” she wrote. “Now Anna [“Chickadee”] is hooked and we r having baby Kaitlyn a dress made. Look out pageant world!”

Honey Boo Boo shot to fame by competing in pageants for the TLC show Toddlers & Tiaras before the network offered her family their on spinoff show, Here Comes Honey Boo Boo.

Mama June shared with Ryan Seacrest that even though she and her family have a blast filming the show, she puts her priorities as a mom first.

“I am a parent first and foremost; I’m also their best friend and they’re able to come to me about situations,” she told Ryan. “We do act crazy a little bit, [but] we know when to be serious.”

What do YOU think of baby Kaitlyn competing in pageants HollyMoms?

— Christina Stiehl

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  2. ‘Here Comes Honey Boo Boo’ Finale Recap: Alana’s Last Summer Pageant
  3. TLC Orders More ‘Here Comes Honey Boo Boo’ Episodes