Mama June has tearful breakdown over skin removal surgery

Mama June breaks down in tears in the latest clip from her buzzed-about WE tv show, "Mama June: From Not to Hot."

The clip, which is a People exclusive, the reality TV star gets emotional while saying goodbye to her daughters Alana and Lauryn before jetting off to California to undergo skin removal surgery.

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"This has been a long journey for me, and my kids are part of giving me a second chance in this whole transformation," she explains in the sneak peek. "I'm always emotional when I leave the girls. I'm going to be leaving them for three weeks, and going into this surgery without them by my side is going to be really hard."

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The skin removal surgery was one of many surgeries -- including a boob job -- that the reality TV star underwent throughout her jaw-dropping transformation, which is all being documented on "From Not to Hot." When all is said and done, the former "Honey Boo Boo" star will reportedly be a size 4 after undergoing her estimated $50,000 transformation. She allegedly paid for all of the surgeries out of pocket.

In the clip from Friday's episode, Mama June breaks down in tears when her daughters bring her suitcases down the stairs of their home in Hampton, Georgia.

"Give me a hug. I'm going to miss you! I love you," she exclaims through tears.

The emotional moment comes after her daughters criticized her desire to be skinny. One of her children, Anna, recently called out her mom for only wanting to lose weight "just to be more famous."

Watch the clip of Mama June's emotional goodbye below:

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