MAMA June Shannon opened up in regards to the peak of her habit, confessing to spending ‘$250k on medicine in months’ and doing ‘eight balls every day’ previous to her 2019 arrest.
The truth star was taken into custody on drug possession expenses.
Throughout an Instagram Reside, Mama June revealed the scope of her habit, revealing that she used meth for 5 years earlier than graduating to cocaine and, finally, crack and different substances.
She admitted throughout the Reside that she wished she “by no means would have picked up” a meth behavior.
Mama June shared with followers that she was on cocaine whereas filming Mama June: From To not Scorching and “was utilizing fairly a bit,” including, “I used to be spending like $250,000 at these casinos, like, in 4 months.”
She recalled: “I am not a downer particular person. So cocaine gave me the power to have the ability to do superb stuff.”
After assembly Geno Doak, her ex, she began utilizing cocaine and earlier than lengthy was on to crack.
It was then that her habit actually spiraled, with Mama June confessing to blowing upwards of $250,000 on medicine in just a few months time.
The WE TV star admitted she had a previous with medicine, and began utilizing once more when she returned to Georgia.
“Some man that I used to purchase from was like, ‘Hey, what’s up? I noticed you had been again on the town’,” she recalled.
“Instantly, that day, I picked proper again up. After I let you know guys, folks, locations, issues is actual.”
Mama June stated she was “utilizing meth till December 2015.”
She then met ex Geno Doak, who had simply gotten out of jail on the time.
Whereas he informed her she must get clear to be round him, it wasn’t lengthy earlier than they had been each on medicine once more.
Mama June stated in her Reside: “We each received excessive collectively that evening after which I gave away over two ounces of meth.”
She got sober to movie Marriage Bootcamp and when she “began having my surgical procedures in Could of 2016.”
By the top of that yr, nonetheless, she was again on medicine because of her cut up with Geno.
Mama June confessed: “I began utilizing molly for nearly 4 months – then Geno and I received again collectively and we began utilizing cocaine.”
Their habit began mild with “a gram right here, two grams there.”
She admitted, nonetheless, that “it stored progressing very quick.”
Mama June claimed she had her habit “below management.”
Whereas she was attending events and residing her greatest life, her habit was getting worse and worse.
Mama June informed viewers: “If you go to those events, [drugs] are in every single place. You already know what I am saying?
“Medication are in every single place.
“So far as these, like, golf equipment – there’s each form of drug possible.
“Did I say no? No. In habit it is exhausting to say no to medicine.”
Manufacturing captured the peak of Mama June’s habit on Mama June: From To not Scorching, together with drama surrounding her arrest and a filmed intervention.
Revealing how unhealthy her habit received in a later TikTok video, Mama June confessed she would return dwelling from binges and discover the electrical energy and water reduce off.
It was members of manufacturing who informed her she wanted “to get my s**t collectively.”
She received arrested in March 2019.
Mama June was charged with drug possession expenses together with possession of a managed substance and drug paraphernalia.
She celebrated two years sober on Thursday.
Mama June intends to share extra about her “demons” on the upcoming season of her household’s actuality present.