May 27, 2015 | Updated at 11:47 PM EDT The Latest Entertainment & Celebrity News

'Here Comes Honey Boo Boo' Dad, 'Sugar Bear', Receives Bad Health Diagnosis

Honey Boo Boo's dad Mike "Sugar Bear" Thompson has received some bad news about his health. After further testing to determine a diagnosis, the family took to their Facebook page this morning to tell fans that the outcome is not good.

By Amber James, EnStars on Jun 24, 2013 07:43 PM EDT
facebook tweet this pin it plus
Sign Up for Newsletter
  • Honey Boo Boo Dad Sugar Bear Health
  • (Photo : TLC)

Honey Boo Boo's dad Mike "Sugar Bear" Thompson has received some bad news about his health.

After further testing to determine a diagnosis, the family took to their Facebook page this morning to tell fans that the outcome is not good.

"Well we went to the doctor not a good report :( we will b headed to Jacksonville Florida in a few wks to get more results and c what the long term plan will b for sugarbear," the family wrote.

"Like I said I'm sorry right now don't want to share the diagnosis until we get all the information like we said b4 he is being and acting normal unless he has a episode.. so we r having fun as a family and yes we r still going on our meet and greets to mrytle beach and DC/Maryland and he will b with us..."

Sugar Bear has had several hospitalizations and a stint in the Intensive Care Unit all within the last 10 months.

He was hospitalized at the end of May when he suffered a dizzy spell and subsequently fainted.

Last September, Sugar Bear was hospitalized for a foot infection. And in February, he was hospitalized and placed in the Intensive Care Unit for Pancreatitis.

The family became a household name with their hit TLC reality show, Here Comes Honey Boo Boo. It featured seven-year-old child beauty pageant participant Alana "Honey Boo Boo" Thompson, along with her mother June Shannon, father Mike Thompson, and three older sisters. The show is filmed in and around the family's hometown in rural McIntyre, Georgia.

The Thompsons originally gained fame appearing on TLC’s Toddlers & Tiaras, which follows the lives of child beauty pageant contestants and their families.

© 2015 Enstarz, All rights reserved. Do not reproduce without permission.

facebook tweet this pin it plus
Contribute to this Story send us a tip send us a tip send us a tip
Sign Up for Newsletters

Around The Web

  • SEARCH ENSTARS

Kandi Burruss

Kandi Burruss Is Headed For Huge Falling Out With Her Friend Carmon On 'RHOA'

Kandi Burruss is never one to hold back on her thoughts and a screaming match with her friend Carmon is no different.

Jamie Dornan and Dakota Johnson

'Fifty Shades Of Grey: Darker': Here Are The Six Actors Who Could Play Jack Hyde

We're completely obsessing over who will play Jack Hyde in 'Fifty Shades of Grey Darker.' Here are the actors who have the best chance of terrifying Anastatia Steele Grey!

Aaron Hernandez

Is Ex-NFL Star/Convicted Killer Aaron Hernandez's Completely Out Of Money?

Aaron Hernandez's lawyer claims the former NFL star has no assets.

Anna and Josh Duggar

Who Were Josh Duggar's victims?

Which sisters were Josh Duggar's victims?

Sawyer Fredericks

'The Voice' Season 8 Winner Returns To His Home On A Farm In Upstate New York

Sawyer Fredericks may have won Season 8 of 'The Voice,' but he has no intentions of trading his farm life for city living.

Rumer Willis

'DWTS' Champ Rumer Willis Reflects On Her Journey This Season

Rumer Willis reflects on her 'Dancing With the Stars' journey and why she's 'a bit sad' now.

Thomas Ravenel & Craig Conover

Did Thomas Ravenel Quit 'Southern Charm' After Filming Season 2?

Is Thomas Ravenel done with 'Southern Charm?'

Anna and Josh Duggar

Who Were Josh Duggar's victims?

Which sisters were Josh Duggar's victims?

Kristen Stewart Robert Pattinson

Reporter Asks Kristen Stewart If She Is Still In Love With Robert Pattinson

It's been nearly three years since their break-up and the media is still wondering what the status is on Kristen Stewart and Robert Pattinson's relationship.

Jill Duggar

What Will TLC Do With Jill Duggar's Rumored Spin-Off Show?

Is TLC going to pull the plug on all of the Duggars?

Stevie J & Joseline Hernandez

'LHHATL' Husband & Wife Stevie J & Joseline Hernandez Go At It On Twitter

There's trouble in paradise with 'Love & HIp Hop Atlanta' stars Stevie J and Joseline Hernandez.

Trina Braxton

Details Behind 'Braxton Family Values' Star Trina Braxton's Ugly Split With Estranged Husband Gabe Solis

While fans tuned in to WeTV's Tamar & Vince featuring Tamar Braxton and Vincent Herbert, Braxton's sister Trina Braxton is going through an ugly divorce with her now estranged husband Gabe Solis.

Aaron Hernandez & Tom Brady

Is Aaron Hernandez Using His 'Charm' To Get What He Wants Even From Behind Bars?

Bristol County Sheriff Thomas Hodgson discusses how Aaron Hernandez is a master manipulator.

Latest News

Haven

A September Premiere Possible For 'Haven'? Season 5B To 'Answer A LOT Of Questions'

Find out when you can expect 'Haven' back on the air.

Kylie Jenner

Kylie Jenner Is Almost Naked In Her Latest Instagram Post

Not everyone is impressed with Kylie Jenner's modeling skills.

Pippa Middleton

Does Pippa Middleton Want To Be A Food Blogger?

Pippa Middleton is apparently looking to be a health and food blogger.

Guardians of the Galaxy 2 logo

James Gunn's 'Risky' Plans For 'Guardians Of The Galaxy 2', Who Is Star-Lord's Father?

The 2017 'Guardians' sequel will take a different approch to the tale of Quill's father.

Kendall Jenner

Is Kendall Jenner Dating Lewis Hamilton?

Rumor has it Kendall Jenner might have her eye on Lewis Hamilton.

The Duggars

Will Jill And Jessa Duggar Get Their Own Spin-Off Show?

Jill and Jessa Duggar rumored to be getting their own spin-off show.

Featured Videos

From Our Partners

Call of Duty Advanced Warfare

'Call Of Duty: Advanced Warfare' Supremacy DLC Adds 4 Maps, Brings Bruce Campbell To Exo Zombies In June

Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare's next DLC, Supremacy, has been announced.

Candy Crush Saga

'Candy Crush Saga' Update Adds 15 New Levels Set In The Aquatic Delectable Depths

A new version of the popular mobile game is available on both the App Store for iOS and Google Play for Android, adding some new aquatic adventure to the game in the form of 15 new levels.

Dragon Age Inquisition

'Dragon Age: Inquisition' DLC 'Jaws Of Hakon' Launches On PS4, PS3 & Xbox 360 Today

EA ad Bioware have today released the Dragon Age: Inquisition Jaws of Hakon DLC for PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360.

Dying Light

'Dying Light' Free Update 1.06 Patch Notes: Parkour Challenges, Outfits, Be The Zombie Improvements & More

In addition to the new The Bozak Horde DLC releasing today, Dying Light also received a free content update.

Kholat

'Kholat' Launch Trailer Features Sean Bean Narrating Haunting, Mysterious Game

Developer IMGN.PRO has released a launch trailer for their upcoming title Kholat, which has the distinction of being narrated by the true king of Winterfell, Sean Bean.

The Witcher 3

'The Witcher 3' Free DLC Released, Missing Miners Mission & Alternate Yennefer Outfit Now Available

CD Projekt RED has released the next two Witcher 3: Wild Hunt DLCs announced earlier this week.

The Witcher 3

'The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt' Free DLC Will Add A New Mission & Alternative Look For Yennefer This Week

Two DLC releases are on the way this week, entirely free courtesy of developer CD Projekt.

Cruzeiro

Cruzeiro vs. River Plate Live Stream Free Online: Copa Libertadores Quarterfinals, Projected Lineups and Tactical Preview

Two clubs chasing Copa Libertadores glory will do battle today in a match between Cruzeiro and River Plate. The quarterfinal scheduled for 9 p.m. ET will be held at the Estadio Governador Magalhaes Pinto in Belo Horizonte and can be live streamed here free. Additional TV coverage can be found on Fox Deportes.

Ducks vs. Blackhawks

DUCKS vs BLACKHAWKS Watch FREE Live Stream Online & Listen: GAME 6 Anaheim at Chicago Preview

The Ducks look to advance to the Stanley Cup Final for the first time since 2007 while the Blackhawks hope to tie the series. Game 6 can be live streamed for free here.

Sevilla

Dnipro vs. Sevilla Highlights: Dnipro 2-3 Sevilla, Analysis, Recap and Match Report [VIDEO]

Ninety minutes of enthralling football saw Sevilla defeat Dnipro 3-2 on Wednesday.

Real Time Analytics