Mama June finally debuts new boyfriend Geno

Mama June Shannon has finally debuted her mysterious new boyfriend!

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The recently slimmed-down reality star, 38, introduced Geno Doak on the season premiere of her new show Mama June: From Not to Hot! saying, “I have found love y’all. I have a great wonderful guy, Geno, and I feel like a kid again!” Later she added, “’Obviously I love this motherf—er.”

Shannon initially kept the 42-year-old, who does remodeling and construction work, hidden from her family — but he finally met Lauryn “Pumpkin” Shannon and Alana “Honey Boo Boo” Thompson before the lovebirds headed out on a date night that rivaled Demi Moore and Patrick Swayze’s infamous scene in Ghost.

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ATLANTA, GA - MAY 23: TV personality Mama June attends the 'Growing Up Hip Hop Atlanta' premiere at Woodruff Arts Center on May 23, 2017 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Marcus Ingram/WireImage)
ATLANTA, GA - MAY 23: TV personalities Honey Boo Boo and Mama June attend the 'Growing Up Hip Hop Atlanta' premiere at Woodruff Arts Center on May 23, 2017 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Marcus Ingram/WireImage)
NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 06: Mama June appears on The Jenny McCarthy Show at SiriusXM Studios on April 6, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Rob Kim/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 06: Mama June visits at SiriusXM Studios on April 6, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Rob Kim/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 06: Mama June (L) and Jenny McCarthy appear at SiriusXM Studios on April 6, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Rob Kim/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 05: (L-R) Mama June, AJ Calloway, and Honey Boo Boo pose on the set of 'Extra' on April 5, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by D Dipasupil/Getty Images for Extra)
NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 05: Mama June visits 'Extra' on April 5, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by D Dipasupil/Getty Images for Extra)
NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 05: Mama June visits 'Extra' on April 5, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by D Dipasupil/Getty Images for Extra)
NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 05: Mama June (L) and daughter Honey Boo Boo visit 'Extra' on April 5, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by D Dipasupil/Getty Images for Extra)
LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 18: Honey Boo Boo and her mom Mama June along with sister Pumpkin in Beverly Hills, Ca on January 18, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Light Brigade/Bauer-Griffin/GC Images)
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)
ATLANTA, GA - JANUARY 05: Alana 'Honey Boo Boo' Thompson and Mama June Shannon attend the ATL Premiere Of WE Tv's 'Growing Up Hip Hop' at SCADshow on January 5, 2016 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Prince Williams/WireImage)
HOLLYWOOD, CA - NOVEMBER 19: (L-R) TV personalities Lauryn 'Pumpkin' Thompson, Mike 'Sugar Bear' Thompson, Alana 'Honey Boo Boo' Thompson and June 'Mama June' Shannon attend We tv's celebration of the premieres of 'Marriage Boot Camp Reality Stars' and 'Ex-isled' at Le Jardin on November 19, 2015 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by David Livingston/Getty Images)
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)
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)
Mama June and Sugar Bear
Mama June and Sugar Bear
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)
Honey Boo Boo and family dressed as the Kardashians.
LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 18: Mama June and Honey Boo Boo are seen at LAX on November 18, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by GVK/Bauer-Griffin/GC Images)
Honey Boo Boo and family
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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The pair sat closely together and molded wet clay while interlocking their fingers and flirting. “This reminds me of Ghost,” Shannon said to a confused Doak, who hilariously responded, “Goats? What are we gonna do with goats?”

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Mama June, June Shannon, Geno Doak, From Not to Hot
June Shannon and Geno Doak on ‘Mama June: From Not to Hot’WE tv

The reality TV personality later explained, “Geno is the first guy that I’ve dated really seriously since I lost the weight. I’m trying to keep this one to myself to see how it’s going to work out. I’ve had some really terrible luck with guys and I’ve got burnt. So it’s really hard for me to fully trust him right now.’

As previously reported, Shannon, who is also the mom of Jessica “Chubbs” and Anna “Chickadee” was previously in a relationship with Alana’s dad, Mike “Sugar Bear” Thompson. The Here Comes Honey Boo Boo alum alleged that her ex was “very emotionally and physically abusive” with her and her daughters, although he denied those claims.

But that all seems to be in the past as Shannon seems to have found true happiness with her new man. She exclusively told Us Weekly earlier this month that she met Doak through mutual friends — and despite Shannon’s family being a hit on TV, he had no idea who she was!

“His kids knew, but he didn’t,” Shannon told Us. “I was like, ‘Did you live underneath a rock?’ He was like, ‘No.’ He just doesn’t watch reality TV. I mean, you know, he does now watch the show, but he doesn’t care two cents less about the cameras. … Outside of this [show], we are a very normal, everyday crazy bunch.”

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Shannon’s boyfriend has received the stamp of approval from her 12-year-old daughter, with the Toddlers & Tiaras alum sweetly telling Us, “I’m very proud that Mama got with him because she smiles if you say anything about him. I’m like, ‘Mama has been so happy!’”

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Mama June out and about since her weight loss
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ATLANTA, GA - JANUARY 09: (L-R) June Shannon, Alana Thompson, Lauryn 'Pumpkin' Shannon and Ella Grace Efird attend 'Growing Up Hip Hop Atlanta' season 2 premiere party at Woodruff Arts Center on January 9, 2018 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Paras Griffin/Getty Images for WEtv)
ATLANTA, GA - JANUARY 09: June Shannon, a.k.a. 'Mama June,' attends 'Growing Up Hip Hop Atlanta' season 2 premiere party at Revel on January 9, 2018 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Paras Griffin/Getty Images for WEtv)
ATLANTA, GA - JANUARY 09: June Shannon, a.k.a. 'Mama June,' attends 'Growing Up Hip Hop Atlanta' season 2 premiere party at Revel on January 9, 2018 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Paras Griffin/Getty Images for WEtv)
NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 06: Mama June visits at SiriusXM Studios on April 6, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Rob Kim/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 06: Mama June visits at SiriusXM Studios on April 6, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Rob Kim/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 06: Mama June (L) and Jenny McCarthy appear at SiriusXM Studios on April 6, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Rob Kim/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 05: (L-R) Mama June, AJ Calloway, and Honey Boo Boo pose on the set of 'Extra' on April 5, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by D Dipasupil/Getty Images for Extra)
NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 05: AJ Calloway (L) and Mama June pose on the set of 'Extra' on April 5, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by D Dipasupil/Getty Images for Extra)
NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 05: Mama June visits 'Extra' on April 5, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by D Dipasupil/Getty Images for Extra)
NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 05: Mama June visits 'Extra' on April 5, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by D Dipasupil/Getty Images for Extra)
NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 05: Mama June (L) and daughter Honey Boo Boo visit 'Extra' on April 5, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by D Dipasupil/Getty Images for Extra)
NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 05: (L-R) AJ Calloway interviews Honey Boo Boo and Mama June during their visit to 'Extra' on April 5, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by D Dipasupil/Getty Images for Extra)
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Things between the pair seem to be picking up at a rapid pace. When the mother-daughter duo visited the Us Weekly offices, Shannon was wearing a diamond ring on that finger, but told Us she isn’t engaged — yet!

Mama June: From Not to Hot season 2 aires on WE tv on Fridays at 9 p.m. ET.

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