Ex TLC star Mama June Shannon made it on a "best and worst beach bodies" list. And guess what Fox News awarded her? The once-460-lb mom of "Here Comes Honey Boo Boo" got voted best beach body. How is it possible that the obese, frumpy reality TV star made the line up with the likes of Kate Upton? The secrets are weight loss and plastic surgery. But as mom flaunts a Kim Kardashian-worthy body, daughter HBB Alana Thompson celebrates her 12th birthday in morbid obesity.

Mama June, Kendall and Kylie Jenner get best body prize

Those are three names you probably never expected to see together. The only thing the celebrities share is reality television. That Kendall Jenner rocked a luscious bikini, sure. That the "Keeping up with the Kardashians" little sis Kylie Jenner made the body hotties list, absolutely. But June Shannon? The list you would have expected to see Honey Boo Boo's mom on is, "least worthy to wear the Baywatch red suit." But wear it well, she did.

Mama June: From Not to Hot

After pedophile ex-boyfriend, Mark McDaniel shut down TLC "Here Comes Honey Boo Boo," the overweight Mama June was eager to get another Reality TV gig. She and ex "Sugar Bear" Mike Thompson appeared on WEtv's "Marriage Boot Camp: Reality Stars." Then June Shannon decided obesity was her trump card. She bragged about slimming down 100 pounds without bariatric surgery. But few were convinced about the weight loss.

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Then Shannon played her hand in a reality series called "From Not to Hot."

Gastric bypass earns Mama June "from not to hottest"

When the "Honey Boo Boo" star said she lost weight without gastric bypass surgery, that wasn't strictly true. Turns out she underwent that and a series of plastic surgery procedures on the hush-hush. June was saving her unveiling for WEtv's "From Not to Hot." The pageant mom had a breast implant and tummy tuck, probably Botox, dental implants and skin removal surgery. Now she claims to weigh 138 pounds and wear size four after a 320-pound weight loss. The boob job helped with the beach body too.

What about Honey Boo Boo?

In all this talk of Mama June's transformation, TLC fans are asking what happened to her child. In every appearance on "From Not to Hot" daughter Alana Thompson is shown eating. She's even more overweight than when "The Doctors" told her to lose weight or die. Seriously, at 10 years old, physicians were already predicting Type 2 diabetes, high cholesterol, liver problems, heart failure, and hypertension.

As the "Toddlers & Tiaras" star turns 12, weight gain hasn't seemed to slow. Is she on a one-way track headed for a collision?

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