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‘Honey Boo Boo’ Alana Thompson to Undergo Weight-Loss Surgery

'Honey Boo Boo' Alana Thompson to Undergo Weight-Loss Surgery

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Alana Thompson, better known as reality TV’s “Honey Boo Boo,” is working her way toward a healthier version of herself by gearing up for a weight loss procedure.

Alana’s manager Gina Rodriguez tells TMZ … the reality star will be heading to NYC — Queens, specifically — in late August to have surgery after her 17th birthday.

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She’s getting a suture sculpt endoscopic sleeve from weight loss doctor Steven Batash, which can set someone back about $13K. As for why Alana’s going this route — we’re told she’s currently 275 pounds, and wants to get down to 150.

We’re told she’s trying her best to live a healthier life — trying diets and increasing her exercise over the past year — but hasn’t gotten the results she hoped she would.

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Alana’s worried the weight she’s put on is genetic, and sees this procedure as the only way to get rid of it.

As for support, she’s got plenty … her sister and new guardian, Pumpkin, has her back and signed off on Alana getting the procedure.

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Alana’s BF Dralin Carswell also is on her side … he’s going to get the same procedure done for himself too, as it’s something they wanted to do together.

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