Shirley Temple And Honey Boo Boo Are The Same Person

Shirley Temple recently claimed to not know who Honey Boo Boo is, which is weird, because they really have a lot in common.

i have been asked what i think of “honey boo”“, can someone tell me who that is~— Shirley Temple Black

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Does Shirley Temple really not know who Alanna “Honey Boo Boo” Thompson is, or is she just being a diva? Either way, Shirley and Honey Boo Boo should probably get to know each other, because they’re actually the same person. Here’s why.

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1. By looks alone, they’re virtually indistinguishable.

One of these people is Shirley Temple. The other is Honey Boo Boo. It’s nearly impossible to tell them apart.

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But the similarities don’t end there.

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2. They got their start at a young age.

Shirley Temple began appearing in the Baby Burlesks series at age 3.

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Honey Boo Boo first appeared on Toddlers & Tiaras at age 5.

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3. They accentuate their curls.

Shirley Temple’s curls were modeled after silent film star Mary Pickford’s.

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Honey Boo Boo’s curls were modeled after Shirley Temple’s. Maybe.

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4. They inspire fan art.

This is Salvador Dali’s painting Shirley Temple, The Youngest, Most Sacred Monster of the Cinema in Her Time.

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Jason Mecier

This is Jason Mecier’s portrait of Honey Boo Boo created entirely out of trash.

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5. They’ve inspired cocktails.

You make a Shirley Temple by mixing Sprite and grenadine. Top with a maraschino cherry.

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You make Honey Boo Boo’s Go Go Juice by mixing Mountain Dew and Red Bull. Use with caution.

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6. They don’t get why certain celebrities are famous.

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Shirley Temple said that Paris Hilton was “stealing the thunder from really talented actors who have learnt their craft.”

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Honey Boo Boo said that she hates Justin Bieber.

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That’s basically it.

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