Mama June Says She Definitely Did Not Wear a Fat Suit on Her New Show: I Was Just Fat

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Mama June Shannon is setting the record straight about rumors that she wore a fat suit before her showMama June: From Not to Hotpremiered earlier this year.

Definitely did not wear a fat suit, Shannon said Friday oniHeartRadios The Domenick Nati Show. I was fat.

The reality star, 37, went on to discuss the plastic surgery she had following her gastric procedure in 2015, which was her first step toward losing the weight. She shares that she has had extra skin removed from her neck and arms, a breast lift, and a tummy tuck.

I never had, like, an ideal weight in mind, said Shannon, whose weight once hit 460 lbs.and who has reportedly gone from a size 18 to a size 4.

Im pretty much happy where Im at right now, she says, adding that shes maintained her weightloss for a couple months.

Shannon says she encourages daughtersAlana Honey Boo Boo, 11, and Lauryn Pumpkin, 17, to lose weight, but theyre teenagers so she doesnt push it.

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As far as her confidence, Shannon admits shes always looked in the mirror and seen the person on the inside, and that the outside just matches that image now.

I see myself now as Ive always seen myself mentally, so for me its kind of like everybodys getting to see my outside body the way Ive always pictured myself, she says. Because when I look back at old pictures, Ill be like, Thats not me.

Ive always seen myself as being a smaller person, she adds.

Mama June: From Not to Hot airs Fridays (10 p.m. ET) on WE tv.

This article was originally published on PEOPLE.com