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June Shannon, popularly known as Mama June, has found herself in trouble after she was arrested for being in possession of drug paraphernalia and a controlled substance last week. A spokesman from the Macon Country District Attorney’s Office confirmed the arrest. Her boyfriend Geno Doak was arrested as well.
According to TMZ, the police received an anonymous tip-off on Wednesday about two people embroiled in a heated argument at a local gas station. Mama June and Geno have been dating for three years now. This is her only relationship after she split with Sugar Bear in 2014. She confirmed that she was “ very much in love” with Geno when talking to E! last year.
Mama June and Sugar Bear were together for a long time, and they had a daughter called Alan Thompson. They had gone to great lengths to try and salvage their relationship at the time. The signed up to be part of the cast for Marriage Boot Camp: Reality Stars in a bit to save the rocky relationship. It did not work for them.
She has had impressive success with her career and personal life since them though. She lost a lot of weight and came out in 2017 with a size 4 body. She has always been quite open and willing to share her weight loss journey since then.
“ I’m happy with where I’m at because this has been an emotional and physical toll on my body and it’s not easy road to go through. I promise you.” She told E! News.
She seemed to be in a very good place prior to the arrest. She had just been tweeting about her relationship with Geno, and from the looks of it, she is enjoying herself. While sharing some of the most outrageous moments she has had on reality shows, she mentioned him a couple of times.
“ And yes the most outrageous moment is me getting genp to possibly marry me so we’re going to see what happens this season so let’s get to watching now #MamaJune.” She posted.
Apparently, Geno was heard threatening her, and that’s what triggered the anonymous caller to inform the police. The police found the drugs when they arrived and searched them. It is not yet very clear what happened, but it seems Geno got Mama June into trouble this time around. It is not known whether she has a lawyer yet.