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Honey Boo Boo Asked by Girl Scouts to Stop Slinging Cookies
Anyone who's ever been a girl scout remembers those hawkers in the troop who were lucky enough to have doctors as parents. They'd sell hundreds of boxes of cookies, getting all of the coolest stuffed toys and badges, leaving the kids whose parents were mere mortals to stew over how unfair it was that they had to go walking from door to door to get a measly pin.
The modern day equivalent of that is, of course, related to reality TV. Honey Boo Boo started selling the coveted cookies on her Facebook page for a friend, and she ended up pushing over 400 boxes. That was until the higher-ups at the Girl Scouts caught wind of it.
The heads of the organization promptly contacted HBB's site's administrator and explained online selling is off-limits, because it defeats the whole purpose of selling the cookies -- to teach girls all sorts of things, including goal setting and people skills, according to TMZ.
Well now, that's unfair. HBB certainly isn't in need of any people skills. We've seen how well she communicates during TV interviews. She might need some tact when it comes to sticking your head inside of cupcake machines, though.
Related: Recipe for a Girl Scout cookie torte