‘Honey Boo Boo’ Star Reveals HIV Positive Status


Lee Thompson, one of the stars of TLC’s “Here Comes Honey Boo Boo,” says in an interview with an Atlanta magazine that he is HIV-positive.

In an interview with Fenuxe, Thompson — who is called “Uncle Poodle” on the show — says that he was diagnosed in May.

“I knew it had been my boyfriend who infected me,” Thompson told the site. “I later learned he had been HIV positive and was not taking medication and had not bothered to tell me about it. I was advised that I should press charges and, hesitantly, I did. It was the right thing to do.”

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