- Doe Doe Shannon welcomed Pumpkin Shannon on his birthday
- The reality star and mother of four turned 23 on Saturday
- Fans showered Pumpkin with praise on her special day
Lauryn “Pumpkin” Shannon turned 23 this week, and her aunt Joanne “Doe Doe” Shannon paid tribute to her.
On Saturday, Mama June’s sister took to Instagram to share a montage of throwback photos featuring Pumpkin and her family with Josh Efird and her sisters Alana “Honey Boo Boo” Thompson and Jessica “Chubbs” Shannon.
Doe Doe then showered her niece with praise in her caption as she welcomed the birthday girl on her special day.
“Wishing a happy birthday to our favorite Lauryn aka @pumpkin. She is an amazing sister, mother, wife, daughter, cousin, niece and suffocation (sic). When you see her you will see one of her 5 children and she loves them all. We love you to the moon and back. Have a fantastic weekend,” Doe Doe wrote.
Pumpkin shares four children with Josh – Ella Grace, 5, Bentley Jameson, 1, and twins Sylus Ray and Stella Renae, 8 months. However, she also has her sister Alana, 17, under her care after she was awarded full custody in June last year.
Fans were quick to shower the post with positive messages, with many praising Pumpkin for stepping up when her family needed her most.
“Pumpkin I want to wish you a happy birthday and in my opinion [you are] an incredible adult. Everything you have to do every day can be mastered. You have a lot to be proud of especially your adorable babies and Honey Boo Boo,” one wrote.
“Happy Birthday Pumpkin you are an amazing mom and sister.” another added.
“Happy Birthday @pumpkin, I hope you’re having a great day! You are the [queen]. you deserve everything On your special day, may your heart be filled with lots of laughter, love, hugs, fun, gifts and memories of a lifetime,” commented another user.
Pumpkin has yet to update her fans on how she celebrated her 23rd birthday on Saturday. Days earlier, she revealed on her TikTok that she and Honey Boo Boo got back to the gym after the New Year. She told her fans that she will keep them updated on her weight loss journey on the platform.
As for Mama June, it wasn’t clear if she welcomed her daughter on their special day. Honey Boo Boo revealed last October that her mother hasn’t communicated with them despite her promise to work to repair their relationship.