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Here Comes Honey Boo Boo star Alana Thompson has taken the world by storm with her signature phrases and eccentric family — and we got to witness it all firsthand.

In the video below, Alana, who's joined by her mother June, tells TVGuide.com about her Toddlers & Tiaras spin-off, why she loves being recognized by fans and where she got the name "Honey Boo Boo Child." Plus: Watch for Alana's impromptu singing and runway "walk-off."

Here Comes Honey Boo Boo airs on Wednesdays at 10/9c on TLC.