Honey Boo Boo's grandmother reveals details about the molestation

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Child Services Investigating Honey Boo Boo's Family, Grandmother Says

Sandra Hale remembers the horrific day when her granddaughter Anna, then 8 years old, first revealed she'd been molested.

"I took her to the police station and filed the charges on her behalf because she was a minor," Hale told ET in an exclusive interview. "I was looking out for her best interests and I wasn't going to let this go away."

Hale's daughter, June "Mama June" Shannon, has been under scrutiny since the cancellation of TLC's Here Comes Honey Boo Boo following reports that Shannon has rekindled a romantic relationship with her ex-boyfriend Mark McDaniel, a convicted child molester.

Since then, Mama June's eldest daughter, Anna Cardwell – called "Chickadee" by the family – has said that McDaniel molested her, years before the family's reality show began.

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Now, Hale is speaking out. She remembers her initial violent reaction to hearing that Anna had been molested by Mama June's then-boyfriend.

"What my reaction was is I wanted to kill him," Hale admits.

Hale believes that her daughter, Mama June, is in denial about McDaniel's abuse of Chickadee and she also believes the two have been seeing each other since McDaniel's release from prison, despite Mama June's claims to the contrary.

"I feel they have [been seeing each other], yes," she says. "Because pictures don't lie."

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Though Chickadee, now 20 years old and married with a child of her own, is out of the house, Hale fears for the safety of her younger granddaughters, especially Alana "Honey Boo Boo" Thompson, who is 9 years old and still in her mother's custody.

When asked if she believes Honey Boo Boo is in danger, Hale answers, "Yes. The reason I say that is because that's about the same age he likes. [The same age] he messed with Anna."

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Hale told ET that she had been contacted by Georgia's Child Protective Services on Wednesday, Oct. 29, but wouldn't say what she had discussed with the agency.

"The only thing I can tell you is that I said to please look into it carefully and closely," she says. "They assured me they would."

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Tune into ET for more from our exclusive interviews with Sandra Hale and Anna "Chickadee" Cardwell.

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Honey Boo Boo's grandmother reveals details about the molestation
LOS ANGELES, CA - OCTOBER 15: June Shannon and Alana 'Honey Boo Boo' Thompson are sighted at The Grove on October 15, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Noel Vasquez/FilmMagic)
NEW YORK, NY - JULY 15: June Shannon attends the 'How To Honey Boo Boo: The Complete Guide' Book Event on July 15, 2013 in New York, New York. (Photo by Rob Kim/Getty Images)
MCLEAN, VA- July 11: Mike 'Sugar Bear' Thompson attends the 'How to Honey Boo Boo: The Complete Guide' Book Event at the Barnes and Nobles on July 11, 2013 in Mclean, Virginia. (Photo by Kris Connor/Getty Images)
UNIVERSAL CITY, CA - SEPTEMBER 09: Mike Thompson (L) and June Shannon visit 'Extra' at Universal Studios Hollywood on September 9, 2013 in Universal City, California. (Photo by Noel Vasquez/Getty Images for Extra)
LOS ANGELES, CA - OCTOBER 15: Alana 'Honey Boo Boo' Thompson and her mother June Shannon (R) visit 'Extra' at The Grove on October 15, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Noel Vasquez/Getty Images for Extra)
UNIVERSAL CITY, CA - SEPTEMBER 09: Mike Thompson visits 'Extra' at Universal Studios Hollywood on September 9, 2013 in Universal City, California. (Photo by Noel Vasquez/Getty Images for Extra)
in this photo taken Monday, Sept. 10, 2012, seven-year-old beauty queen and reality show star Alana Thompson is shown with her mother June Shannon at her home in McIntrye , Ga., Alana and her family are featured on the hit show "Here Comes Honey Boo Boo". (AP Photo/John Bazemore)
NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 04: Alana Thompson aka. Honey Boo Boo and June Shannon aka. Mama June seen out in Manhattan on April 04, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Josiah Kamau/BuzzFoto/FilmMagic)
LOS ANGELES, CA - OCTOBER 15: Alana 'Honey Boo Boo' Thompson and her mother June Shannon (L) visit 'Extra' at The Grove on October 15, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Noel Vasquez/Getty Images for Extra)
UNIVERSAL CITY, CA - SEPTEMBER 09: Mike Thompson (L) and June Shannon visit 'Extra' at Universal Studios Hollywood on September 9, 2013 in Universal City, California. (Photo by Noel Vasquez/Getty Images for Extra)
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UNIVERSAL CITY, CA - SEPTEMBER 09: June Shannon visits 'Extra' at Universal Studios Hollywood on September 9, 2013 in Universal City, California. (Photo by Noel Vasquez/Getty Images for Extra)
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in this photo taken Monday, Sept. 10, 2012, seven-year-old beauty queen and reality show star Alana Thompson is shown at her home in McIntrye , Ga., Alana and her family are featured on the hit show "Here Comes Honey Boo Boo". (AP Photo/John Bazemore)
In this photo taken Monday, Sept. 10, 2012, reality television personality Alana Thompson laughs during an interview at her home in McIntrye, Ga. Thompson, who stars in TLC's hit show "Here Comes Honey Boo Boo", was asked to stop helping a friend sell Girl Scout cookies because Thompson is not a Girl Scout and officials say she was using unauthorized online and social media tactics to sell the cookies. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)
This undated publicity photo released by TLC shows Alana, better known as Honey Boo Boo, in McIntyre, Ga. The second season of "Here Comes Honey Boo Boo," premieres on Wednesday at 9 p.m. EST. (AP Photo/TLC)
THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON -- Episode 0073 -- Pictured: (l-r) Television personalities Mama June and Honey Boo Boo during an interview with host Jimmy Fallon on June 11, 2014 -- (Photo by: Douglas Gorenstein/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON -- Episode 0073 -- Pictured: (l-r) Television personality Honey Boo Boo during an interview with host Jimmy Fallon on June 11, 2014 -- (Photo by: Douglas Gorenstein/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
GOOD MORNING AMERICA - Honey Boo Boo and Mama June (Here Comes Honey Boo Boo) are guests on 'Good Morning America,' 2/5/14, airing on the ABC Television Network. (Photo by Fred Lee/ABC via Getty Images) AMY ROBACH, MAMA JUNE, HONEY BOO BOO
NEW YORK, NY - JULY 15: Honey Boo Boo's mother June Shannon attends the 'How To Honey Boo Boo: The Complete Guide' Book Event on July 15, 2013 in New York, New York. (Photo by Charles Norfleet/FilmMagic)
MCLEAN, VA- July 11: June 'Mama' Shannon attends the 'How to Honey Boo Boo: The Complete Guide' Book Event at the Barnes and Nobles on July 11, 2013 in Mclean, Virginia. (Photo by Kris Connor/Getty Images)
MCLEAN, VA- July 11: Alana 'Honey Boo Boo' Thompson attends the 'How to Honey Boo Boo: The Complete Guide' Book Event at the Barnes and Nobles on July 11, 2013 in Mclean, Virginia. (Photo by Kris Connor/Getty Images)
JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE - 'Jimmy Kimmel Live' airs every weeknight, (12:00 - 1:06 a.m., ET), following 'Nightline,' packed with hilarious comedy bits and features a diverse lineup of guests including celebrities, athletes, musicians, comedians and humorous human interest subjects. The guests for MONDAY, OCTOBER 15 included actor Aziz Ansari ('Parks and Recreation'), Alana 'Honey Boo Boo' Thompson and June 'Mama' Shannon ('Here Comes Honey Boo Boo') and musical guest Josh Turner. (Photo by Richard Cartwright/ABC via Getty Images) JUNE 'MAMA' SHANNON, ALANA 'HONEY BOO BOO' THOMPSON, JIMMY KIMMEL
LOS ANGELES, CA - OCTOBER 15: Alana 'Honey Boo Boo' Thompson and her mother June Shannon (L) visit 'Extra' at The Grove on October 15, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Noel Vasquez/Getty Images for Extra)
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MCLEAN, VA- July 11: June 'Mama' Shannon, Mike 'Sugar Bear' Thompson, Alana 'Honey Boo Boo' Thompson, Anna 'Chickadee' Shannon and Lauryn 'Pumpkin' Shannon attend the 'How to Honey Boo Boo: The Complete Guide' Book Event at the Barnes and Nobles on July 11, 2013 in Mclean, Virginia. (Photo by Kris Connor/Getty Images)
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