Obama's most important endorsement yet: Honey Boo Boo

Posted By GABRIELLE LEVY, UPI.com   |   Oct. 16, 2012 at 2:18 PM   |   0 comments

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Oct. 16 (UPI) -- Reality starlet Alana Thompson--known to the world as Honey Boo Boo--took a break from filming her runaway hit TLC show and visited Jimmy Kimmel Live with her Mama June.

While she was there, 7-year-old Alana delivered a ringing endorsement for "Marack Obama," the candidate for president who did not commit the unpardonable election trail sin of preferring Snooki over Honey Boo Boo herself.

"Do you know who Mitt Romney is?" Kimmel asked.

"No!" Alana said, arms crossed in defiance.

"Do you know who Barack Obama is?"

This time, a sly smile: "The... president?"

Kimmel, sensing the chance to fuel a feud between two of the more inexplicable stars on television, asked if Thompson had heard that Mitt Romney, during a visit to "Live With Kelly and Michael," had said he preferred "Jersey Shore" star Snooki over the seven-year-old pageant princess.

"So now I have to ask you, who are you going to support for president, Mitt Romney or Barack Obama?" Kimmel asked.

After clarifying that it was indeed Romney who'd thrown her under the bus, Alana pledged her support to "Marack" to wild cheers from the crowd.

Watch below, starting at 2:05:

And here's the clip from "Michael and Kelly" where Romney made his fatal mistake:

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