After quite a bit of hesitation, Pumpkin lastly confronted Geno Doak in the course of the April 16 episode of ‘Mama June’.
Mama June Shannon and her boyfriend, Geno Doak, have lastly began making amends after their drug abuse severely affected her household. And in the course of the April 16 episode of Mama June: Road To Redemption, it was Lauryn “Pumpkin” Shannon and Geno’s flip to come back face-to-face.
Last week, Pumpkin and Alana “Honey Boo Boo” Thompson sat down with Mama June and shared their frustrations along with her after a protracted interval of estrangement throughout her drug use. Since June and Geno had accomplished rehab, the women determined it’d be okay to fulfill up with June. However, they weren’t but able to face Geno.
But this week, issues modified. Pumpkin thought it’d be a good suggestion to listen to Geno out and see what he needed to say. After Pumpkin instructed Geno how onerous it was for her and Alana whereas he and June have been utilizing, Geno defined why they lastly determined to get clear.
“It was just tired of living the way we were,” Geno tells Pumpkin. “It wasn’t even really living, we were just existing. We were in a cycle and we couldn’t stop.” He additionally mentioned that they’d virtually stay in resort loos whereas utilizing medication all day lengthy.
Pumpkin remained calm all through the dialog, however she did need Geno to know the way a lot their drug use affected her and Alana. “I just need y’all to hear me and hear Alana through me because she’s not here. I need y’all to know how much y’all did hurt us,” she instructed him. “That’s definitely been a hard process trying to tell her it’s not here, there’s not something wrong with her because she thinks it is something wrong with her.”
Pumpkin went on to say that Alana already thinks her dad, Sugar Bear, doesn’t need something to do along with her since she’s not a boy, so the drug use made issues worse. “Then she thought Mama’s addiction — y’all’s addiction — was her fault too … I don’t want her to think like that, I told her it’s not her fault.”
In her personal confessional, Pumpkin mentioned, “I do feel bad for Alana because her piece of s*** daddy doesn’t want anything to do with her. [Geno] went above and beyond [for Alana].” She added, “[He] really showed Alana what a father was supposed to be.” But as soon as Geno and June began utilizing medication and deserted them, they each felt actually “angry”.
“I think it’s good for you and Mama both to hear Alana’s side because I’m older, I can shelter my feelings like I need to, but Alana tends to hold things in,” Lauryn mentioned. “I think it’s good for Mama to see Alana get upset. She is only 15 and we all forget that because Alana does act way more mature than she actually is.”
In the tip, Pumpkin congratulated June and Geno for having the ability to take heed to them to allow them to all “move past the hurt.” Geno mentioned he’s “terribly sorry” after which invited the women to go to him and June down in Florida. Pumpkin mentioned she’d have to speak to Alana about it, however later within the episode, they each agreed to go — which meant Alana needed to cancel a hangout she already deliberate along with her dad.
Sugar Bear has lastly been displaying some effort and desires to reunite with Alana, however Alana mentioned she might quickly be transferring to Florida to be nearer to her mother.
Want extra drama? New episodes of Mama June: Road To Redemption air Fridays at 9pm on WE television.