After navigating through challenging years, June seemed determined to mend the strained relationship with her daughters. She candidly updated fans on the current state of their connection, demonstrating a newfound commitment. In a revealing scene captured in an Entertainment Tonight clip, June and her daughters convened in their kitchen, exposing their vulnerabilities.
A therapist joined the group, delving into their issues and guiding them towards resolution. The clip began with Efird addressing her mother, expressing her tendency to withdraw during previous attempts to reconcile. The therapist directed advice to both Alana and June, emphasizing the importance of demonstrating to each child that they are the “most important person” in her life. The professional urged June to vocalize her love more openly.
Alana was questioned about how she would have felt if her mother had shown support on the first day of high school, prompting an emotional response as she fought back tears. Encouraged by the therapist, June initiated a heartfelt mother-daughter embrace with Alana. In a confessional, Alana shared, “This is the first time Mama’s actually really given me a hug in probably about five or six years. And it feels good to get an actual loving hug from your mama.”
June grappled with personal challenges for an extended period, causing a rift with her daughters. However, from the latest episode of their family series, there is hope that the Shannon family is finally on the path to repairing their relationship