Honey Boo Boo’s Uncle Poodle comes out as HIV+

uncle.poodle“I was adamant about getting my HIV status checked on a regular basis. On March 16, 2012, I tested negative. Then, in May of 2012 my test results came back positive. I knew it had been my boyfriend who infected me. I later learned he had been HIV positive and was not taking medication and had not bothered to tell me about it. I was advised that I should press charges and, hesitantly, I did. It was the right thing to do…He is serving a 5-year sentence. I would have been cool with his HIV status if he had been honest. I don’t have an issue with the disease. I would have known how to protect myself.”

- Lee Thompson, also known as Uncle Poodle to Honey Boo Boo fans, in an interview with the Atlanta gay magazine Fenuxe.

One thought on “Honey Boo Boo’s Uncle Poodle comes out as HIV+”

  1. Wow…pretty sad…I feel for him, and what’s even sadder, I’ve read many stories like his, and I just don’t get it…be honest…it’s powerful medicine.

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