June “Mama June” Shannon claims her boyfriend, Justin Stroud, isn’t in it for the fame.
“We just started out chit-chatting, and I started out stalking him,” the “Mama June: Street to Redemption” star joked in a new job interview with “Entertainment Tonight.”
“Everybody constantly suggests he’s a clout chaser,” she included. “F—k, I was chasing him!”
Shannon observed that she moved into Stroud’s property as their romance blossomed.
“People really do not realize. When me and Justin initially satisfied, I moved in with him, to his residence. We both of those had our individual properties, but I moved in with him. And no, he’s unquestionably not a clout chaser,” she spelled out. “He does his personal things. I do my very own stuff, but we do a lot of stuff collectively.”
Though Shannon, 42, has been on tv for additional than a ten years, the “Toddlers & Tiaras” alum reported that Stroud, 34, claimed he had no thought who she was when they commenced courting in 2021.
“He didn’t know who I was to start out with, truthfully. He did not know,” she said of the automobile mechanic. “And he did tell [the producers], ‘No, I really do not want to be portion of it. I really don’t want to do it.’ He experienced a total-time task. He owns organizations. He has his have everyday living.”
Shannon additional, “So it has been sort of an adjustment to him, but he’s like, ‘F—k it.’ He acquired throwed into it, so he’s like, ‘Let’s trip.’”
The actuality Tv matriarch, who is “in recovery” right after battling drug dependancy, claimed that she and Stroud, who is also sober, are encouraging each other stay delighted and wholesome.
“You just obtained to be supportive. There is times, because just mainly because some men and women are going to arrive clean does not imply — it does not come to be peaches, flowers, and rainbows,” Shannon stated of the couple’s dynamic.
“A large amount of individuals say, ‘Well, two in restoration can not be with each other.’ Very well, which is a lie,” she elaborated. “We’re likely to prove that … We have been by means of hell and again. We’ve recognised each and every other for a yr. Most interactions really do not go through the road blocks that we have experienced to go through in the last year, they really do not even go by means of it in the life span of their romance. So I assume honestly, which is designed us more robust.”
Shannon mentioned that she is grateful to have identified “somebody who understands” her.
Shannon and Stroud every appear to be to realize the thrill of being caught accomplishing mundane jobs by paparazzi.
About the earlier number of months, the pair have been photographed ring procuring at a shopping mall in suburban Alabama, kissing on a carousel in Los Angeles and cozying up for a romantic hike, also in the Town of Angels.
“Mama June: Street to Redemption” returns Friday, Could 13, at 9 p.m. ET on WE tv set.