MAMA June’s ex Sugar Bear has moved on with a new love interest, Heather Rood, as the couple go public with their relationship.
Heather shared photos of her and Sugar Bear, whose real name is Mike Thompson, on Instagram.
The 49-year-old got closer to her new man as they enjoyed several outings together.
She gushed over her reality star boyfriend in the post, announcing their romance to her followers.
“Let me introduce you to this amazing person! He understands me! He is so loving, devoted and patient with me. He is my calm and makes me feel good inside and out. He is such a kind and gentle soul!” Heather began bragging about the former TLC star.
She continued, “As we got to know each other, there were so many things we had in common. He makes me laugh! He makes me smile! He makes me feel beautiful every day! When he’s around, I feel so relaxed.”
“Thank you for coming into my life at a point where I felt hopeless! I love you girls @realsugarbear.”
Earlier this month, The Sun exclusively revealed that Heather and Sugar Bear are an item following his split from his wife, Jennifer Lamb.
In December, the exes called it quits before Sugar Bear moved in with Heather.
Originally from Maine, the single mother works as a nurse at a nonprofit, religious hospital in Georgia, where she lives with her son, whom she shares with her ex-husband.
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It is unconfirmed at this time how Heather and Sugar Bear met, although The Sun has reached out to both parties for comment.
Sugar Bear, 50, took to Instagram a few days before confirming the relationship with her fans.
He said he “loves her to death” and is in a “serious, committed relationship.”
The TV personality said she would “see where the relationship goes” and maybe “it will” one day.
He said, “Yes, this is my girlfriend, her name is Heather. I hope you can all back me up on this and let Sugar Bear be happy for a change.”
Fans were relieved to hear that Sugar Bear and Jennifer had officially parted ways for good.
One fan wrote in the comments, “I’m glad Jennifer is gone,” while a second agreed, “I’m glad you got rid of Jennifer! I root for you for putting up with her bs for so long.” “.
As for Heather, one fan commented, “So happy for you! I hope she’s a good woman for you.”
Sugar Bear has been quite the player as fans have followed his rocky relationship with reality star Mama June over the years.
Mama June, whose legal name is June Shannon, and Sugar Bear were engaged for 16 months before splitting in September 2014.
They shared a son, Alana “Honey Boo Boo” Thompson.
Sources say Sugar Bear was in Los Angeles getting a full body makeover to look good for his new girl, Heather.
While at the dentist to have his teeth replaced, the doctor came across some news that changed his life.
According TMZDr. Tania Farshi discovered that Sugar Bear has possible gum cancer.
Sugar Bear goes to see a cancer specialist, but his tooth replacements are on hold.
Also, as part of his Los Angeles makeover, he had a hair transplant, Botox, fillers, liposuction, a tummy tuck, a new haircut, and a fresh shave.
Meanwhile, Mama June has also found love again with her new boyfriend, Justin Stroud.
Justin was behind bars for nearly a month during their relationship after being arrested in Boca Raton, Florida on a warrant related to past drug charges.
Her legal troubles haven’t stopped June from pursuing a future with the 34-year-old.
The couple sparked engagement rumors in March after they were seen shopping for rings at an Alabama jewelry store.
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