Silver Spring, MD—If you thought the Kardashians were the only reality TV family to parlay their infamy into a fashion collections, think again.
Here comes Honey Boo Boo.
Yes, that indefatigable imp, 7-year-old Alana Thompson (aka “Honey Boo Boo”) and her mother June Shannon, father Mike Thompson, and three older sisters are developing their own line of merchandise, including apparel, accessories etc., according to TLC which produces the show, “Here Comes Honey Boo Boo.”
The merchandise is scheduled to come out after the July 9 launch of their book, How to Honey Boo Boo, subtitled “The Complete Guide on How to Redneckognize the Honey Boo Boo in You.”
That will be followed up with calendars, posters, T-shirts, cellphone cases, talking key chains and other novelty items are expected to be available in the fall. Even more merchandise still is planned by Summer 2014 including Halloween costumes for adults and children, hair clips, jewelry and handbags.
“We love our fans and are excited to bring things that we love to our viewers,” says Mama June in a statement.” Alana is a huge fan of fashion and all things girly. Fans are going to love the stuff that TLC will be putting on shelves.”
(Kris Jenner couldn’t have said it better).