Honey Boo Boo Interview: Hula Hoops and 'Harlem Shake'

Reality star joins her mother Mama June in discussing the fame surrounding their show.
5:12 | 03/15/13

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It was a lot of fun. In fact, lara, meeting honey boo boo was an experience like no ot that is fair to say. She is smart, she's funny. She's confident and guess what, she's exploding with personality. It's no wonder she is one of the world's biggest and youngest reality show stars. ♪ she is a pop culture icon. Who are you going to support for president? Barack obama. Just the other day honey boo boo endorsed me. I saw a little girl and it's like honey boo boo and I'm still driving and rear ended. Honey boo boo or snooki? The sassy subtitled 7-year-old the world knows as honey boo boo. Leave me alone. I got two sides. Why can't my sides be meat. And there's no way to win because I got me a pig. That is one -- my new dress is gonna help me with the pageant. Reporter: So white hot when honey boo boo calls, you come RUNNING ALL THE WAY to McIntyre, georgia. I eventually leave with girl scout cookies but I came with cupcakes. A gift that earned big points for the little star. Honey boo boo's real name is alana thompson. Wait. Wait. Waiting for the star. I sat down with her and mama june for one of the most unique interviews I've ever done. Aaagh. ♪ All I want to do ooh ooh honey boo boo honey boo boo ♪ they are self-proclaimed rednecks and it creates the ambience. Yay! Trying to do an interview here. Okay. Really. Reporter: Being on the show is one thing. ♪ Rock away baby." Reporter: But witnessing it in person. Got her nails all done so she ain't going to -- good thing she ain't honey boo boo. That's right. I honey boo boo. Nice. Reporter: Exhausting, we hula hooped, we raced and we tried to sit and talk. Now, mama june, was alana always like this? All my kids have their own like personality, you know. Per se. I allow them to be who they are. I just allow them to be whatever they are. Talk to the man -- talk to the man at pizza hut. There ain't no pizza hut around here. Reporter: It's like a two-woman show. I have three sisters. Pumpkin and chickadee is pregnant and chubbs is my favorite. Reporter: "Here comes honey boo boo" is a show about the whole family, alana's big sister and dad sugar bear but make no mistake there's one star that shines brighter. I need my beauty sleep! Nobody will ever lon alana like I do. Ah. Personally, you know, we got the show and it feels like -- what are you sucking up for? Reporter: How is alana handling all of the fame and all of the pressure that comes with fame. Alana doesn't realize how fame use she is. She understands the money she gets when she's older. You don't get the money when you're older. You want it now? Yes. I want a thousand dollars in my pocket right now. Okay. I'll get you it. No problem. Alana's big -- oh, I just want it. Doorknob. Doorknob. Doorknob. Manners, not that important to you. No, not really. Going to learn how to cut your food. Reporter: I had a fun time watching the episode where you have an etiquette teacher come over. Hot dogs are one of my favorites. Seriously. Me too. What was that like? Oh, my god. I don't even know what to tell y'all about that. Did you learn anything? No. I like to eat. Reporter: When you spend time with her you can't come away but thinking a good chunk of this precocious 7-year-old's is from being loved unconditionally. Something mama june hopes will keep her daughters grounded in the crazy world of reality tv. Whatever you do with your kids make your kids number one. No man, no woman, your kids are number one over anything. Party. Yes, it's a party. Mama. If you don't do it, then you're a mean mama. Reporter: What do you want people to take away from watching the show. Just know that we're real and that we're not scripted and that we would do anything -- take the shirts off our back. We do a lot for our community and we love each other. Reporter: And honey boo boo always gets the last word. Good morning, america, harlem shake edition. ♪ ♪ do the harlem shake ♪ ♪ yeah. All right, well, if you're wondering how she got her name, guess what, it might not be that big of a surprise. She gave it to herself. One day she referred to herself as honey boo boo child and it

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