The man in question, Mark Anthony McDaniel, Sr., was convicted of aggravated child molestation of an 8-year-old in March 2004. According to a 1932 newspaper article the secret to the origin of scat singing lied in Harlem, and scouts were sent to African-American cabarets for data.  TLC commented on the future of the series regarding the current situation with the following statement: "We are currently reassessing the reports, but we do not currently have Here Comes Honey Boo Boo in production".
She was more the "Tweet-Tweet-Tweet," "Twa-Twa-Twa," "Twat-Twat-Twat," girl, but also used a variety of scat into her songs. But how has Alana’s life spiralled so rapidly out of control? It prompted rumours – which Mama June denies – that she has been harbouring a secret drug addiction for years. The first person to utter similar syllables was Felix Mayol, who had used the scat lyrics "Bou-Doo-Da-Ba-Boo" in his 1913 recording "Bou-Dou-Ba-Boum." Honey Boo Boo first burst on to screens in TLC’s Toddlers & Tiaras – a documentary about the world of kid's beauty pageants, She became an endearing celebration of America’s hillbilly culture and she was quickly snapped her up for her own series Here Comes Honey Boo Boo, The show introduced her family (from L-R) Lauryn, Mike, Alana, June, Jessica and Anna, While the family initially enjoyed the excitement of being filmed, Alana 'became even more of a diva than before, very bratty and demanding', Things went downhill after the show was cancelled - Mama June reportedly started dating Mark McDaniel who had been found guilty of molesting Anna, The backlash was brutal but that didn't stop Mama June from pushing Alana to keep up her TV appearances, It appeared that the family’s luck had turned when Mama June landed her own TV show in 2017 to chart her weight loss journey, She lost an impressive 9st after undergoing a gastric sleeve procedure and overhauling her diet and exercise regime, But when series 3 aired, the show began to spiral out of control when Mama June and her new partner Geno were arrested, This prompted rumours that she was harbouring a secret drug addiction, After she refused to cut Geno out of her life, Alana was forced to move in with her sister Lauryn, Anna says Alana 'seems much happier now that she’s not living with Mama June' and agrees that stepping away from the camera for a while will do her the world of good, Honey Boo Boo's Mama June collapses and shows off rotting teeth in dramatic footage of drug intervention after crack cocaine arrest, storm out of the family home during a drug intervention, her speech slurred and her teeth rotten, before collapsing in the street, charged with possession of crack cocaine alongside her boyfriend Geno Doak in March, Independent Press Standards Organisation (IPSO).  But June refused, explaining, "I have more respect for myself and my kids and my family. She stated that in 1925 she was the baby of the Greenwich Village Follies and sang cute baby songs and did breaks at the end of the bars of music. During the Helen Kane suit, he claimed he had invented the word Boop in 1915, claiming they were 'Hot Licks' with scat lyrics such as "What-Da-De-Da" with an occasional Boop thrown in. The show documented her weight loss transformation from 460 to 160 pounds (209 to 73 kg). Louis Armstrong who taught Cab Calloway how to scat sing was as innovative with scatting, however scat singing was already a well known manner of singing by African-Americans.