The Redneck Wedding Was Full Of Surprises

June Shannon and her amour Sugar Bear held a ceremony over the weekend; spies reveal the details.

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Just how redneck-y was Mama June Shannon's wedding this weekend to Mike "Sugar Bear" Thompson? The male guests were given hunting knives as party favors.

TMZ's "well-placed wedding spies" also revealed that guests were gifted with wine goblets made from mason jars (complete with their screw tops).

Dinner was similarly dressed-down, with the reception dinner consisting of pulled pork sandwiches and ribs, corn on the cob, macaroni and cheese, baked beans, rolls and sweet tea.

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After dinner, guests were treated to a candy buffet, laden with Sour Patch Kids, Twizzlers, Swedish Fish and Airheads.

The bride, of course, chose a nontraditional dress for the backyard wedding: ruffled camouflage fabric with a hunter's-orange trim, which matched Sugar Bear's orange vest and camo pants.

The blushing bride carried a bouquet of multi-colored roses and sported pink and orange French tips on her nails, which matched daughter Honey Boo Boo's spangled, ruffled wedding cake of a flower girl dress.

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TMZ also ran a photo of the wedding invitation, which specified "no cell phones, cameras, or outside video taping," due to the fact that the nuptials were filmed for the next season of TLC's Here Comes Honey Boo Boo, according to Us Magazine.

The wedding's final touches came at the end, when both Thompson and Shannon changed out of their wedding clothes and into matching khakis and a camo t-shirts. They left the wedding on a four-wheeler with several massive cans attached to the bumper, and a "Just Married" sign.

Kinda cute, no?

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Comments on "Inside the Honey Boo Boo wedding: Hunting knives and BBQ!"

Trish June 18, 2013 | 4:58 AM

@USMCwife--Really? Feeding your child to the point of them being massively obese is not child abuse? Maybe not by law but by moral values and as a parent you do what is RIGHT for your kids. Not stuff them like the witch in Hansel and Grettle and set them up for major health issues down he road. "If it does not effect your or your family" is the exact reason why this country is in the state it is. Turn a blind eye. what you dont see doesnt hurt you. Maybe you should start thinking like an adult and not the unpopular kid kissing a** to the popular ones...

Sheila June 12, 2013 | 3:56 PM

She has a REAL job and from the things I have read, she and her now husband both work and do not live off the money that their daughter earns. She seems to be a very good money concious person for her children as she is putting money away for each of them instead of buying mansions and fancy cars with it. If you will recall she was offered by Rosie O'Donnell a brand new house but she turned it down cuz she's happy with their current home. The only thing wrong with these people is that they are country, my NOTHING wrong. We only see what is edited and put on the show.

Michelle June 10, 2013 | 7:56 PM


Sharon June 06, 2013 | 11:26 AM

If they are happy, and not abusing their kids and granddaughter.. Then I say leave them alone..

ugh May 31, 2013 | 7:16 AM

someone MARRIED this.....atrocity!? Ick.

USMCWIfe May 26, 2013 | 12:07 PM

@Lori, she isn't doing anything wrong to her children I hate to tell you. Feeding your child junk food isn't a great idea but it isn't against the law. How often do you make fresh healthy meals for your family? Another thing how can you call this women names and say she is lazy.. you have no idea why she doesn't work.. hmm maybe it is because she is unable to stand for long periods due to an injury involving her foot as a child. You make me sick, get off your high horse and stop judging other people and the life THEY CHOOSE. If it doesn't affect you or your family then why do you feel it necessary to berate this women. Be an adult and act mature, not like a 15 year old girl in high school who is jealous of the popular rich girl.

Lucie May 24, 2013 | 5:44 PM

I love them sorry they are pretty much real people and not all fake and that's reality : ) I really enjoy thier show and so happy they finally tied the knot and can't wait to see on t.v

Lori May 09, 2013 | 4:09 AM

This ----- needs her head examined..Does she realize what she is doing to her daughter..Her daughter will have a heart attack before she is 20..just for money..Maybe if she got off her fat --- and got a real job she wouldn't have all that time to kill her daughter..This show should be taken right off the air..

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