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‘Family Crisis’ Preview: Mama June Refuses In-Patient Rehab During Tense Talk With Pumpkin

Pumpkin sits down to have an intervention with Mama June and asks her to go to in-patient rehab in this EXCLUSIVE 'Mama June: Family Crisis' preview. June refuses and reveals life with Geno hasn't been easy.

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Lauryn “Pumpkin” Shannon sits down with Mama June Shannon to try and get her the help she needs in this EXCLUSIVE preview of the June 12 episode of Mama June: Family Crisis. “Alana can’t even call her own mother. I can’t even call you. You’ve got to have a working phone,” Pumpkin tells her mother.

Mama June agrees to get a phone. Pumpkin tells Mama June that she’s going to have to take a weekly drug test. “You have to go to in-patient rehab,” Pumpkin adds. That’s when Mama June puts her foot down.

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Mama June with daughter Honey Boo Boo. (SplashNews)

“No. I don’t want to in-patient. No,” Mama June says. Pumpkin wants to know why Mama June is refusing in-patient rehab. She brings up that June is basically homeless and living in a motel.

“We’re [June and Geno Doak] making it, but it’s barely,” Mama June admits in her confessional. “And it’s OK. I’m OK with that. But it’s hard and not being able to say, ‘Hey, can I stay the night at your house? Can I do this?’ That’s where it gets me. It’s like I can’t even call Pumpkin and say, ‘Hey, can we come sleep on your couch?’ or ‘Hey, can we come eat?’ That kills me.” She begins to tear up.

“To me, I think in-patient is not something that I’m willing to do because I don’t want to be cut off from everything,” Mama June tells her daughter. June says that she is willing to do out-patient rehab. That’s not what Pumpkin wants, but she’s willing to compromise.

“I hate the idea of out-patient, but I did talk to Dr. Ish and maybe this is a step in the right direction,” Pumpkin says. “Maybe she’ll start going to out-patient and then eventually want to do in-patient. But all we can do is hope.” Mama June: Family Crisis airs Fridays at 9 p.m. on WE tv.