Mama June has finally revealed her slimmer figure!
The 37-year-old reality star unveiled her dramatic makeover during a photo shoot on Friday's episode of WE tv's Mama June: From Not to Hot, and we gotta admit it, girl looks good.
"It makes me feel really good to show other people this is what I've always thought of myself and that my inside hadn't changed, like my giving and outgoing and loving personality that was there when I was there," said Mama June, who began her journey weighing 352 pounds. "It's just a little bit more out there."
So good, we could barely recognize her in a flowing blush-toned dress, with matching nude wedges.
At the beginning of the intense episode, Mama June got candid about what it was emotionally like to prepare for her final surgeries, one being a procedure on what she called her "turkey neck," and another, liposuction on her arms to get rid of excess skin.
"I don't wanna disappoint anybody and not be the skinny Mama June that everybody's looking forward to," she said. "But if I go through with something that's as serious as the next surgery, it can't be about making everyone happy -- it's gotta be about me."
At this point, Mama June had already undergone a number of surgeries, which were featured in the episodes gearing up to the highly anticipated finale. However, these two new procedures were a bit riskier than the others, the one on her neck, specifically. "Recovering from the surgery is hard enough," her 11-year-old daughter, Alana "Honey Boo Boo" Thompson, explained.
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Later on in the episode, cameras were fully focused on Mama June -- who previously weighed a reported 460 pounds -- just moments after her final two surgeries, all bandaged up while sitting in her hospital bed. Despite the pain, she appeared to be in good spirits.
"I'm doing pretty good," she said, when medical assistant Brenda asked her how she was feeling and informed her everything went great. "I just hope the pain doesn't last as long as it did last time."
Meanwhile, Honey Boo and sister Lauryn "Pumpkin" Thompson, 17, were at home, patiently waiting to see their mom for the first time in three weeks.
"Today's the big day," Honey Boo exclaimed, as Mama June's sister, Doe Doe, arrived to their home. "She's coming home from California. They wouldn't let her come home until they could make sure that she wouldn't have no nerve damage."
"And I'm really scared that I'm not even going to recognize who she is," she continued, just moments before the big reveal.
"Her double chin is gone, her bat wings are gone, she's going to look like a completely different person," added Pumpkin. "Uh oh, someone's coming to the door..."
While all the initial reactions were just as shocking as we expected, none were better than Honey Boo Boo's, who gasped when she took one look at her new and improved mama.
"Oh, my Lord," she said, before seeing her mother for the first time after Mama June's final surgeries in Los Angeles -- with medical bandages wrapped around her head.
Unfortunately for Mama June, it wasn't all happy news. As fans who have been keeping up with the series know, Mama June was looking forward to wearing her "revenge dress" to the nuptials.
But after Sugar Bear's fiancee, Jennifer, uninvited Mama June to the wedding because of their ongoing feud -- and awkwardly putg Honey Boo Boo in the middle of it, who failed to break the news -- things are looking quite dramatic, especially after Jennifer invited Mama June's estranged family to the wedding and she failed to score a date.
What will happen next? We'll have to tune in next week to find out!
Mama June: From Not to Hot airs its season finale Friday at 9 p.m. ET/PT on WE tv.