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  • ‘A long journey’: Josh Duggar enters rehab

    August 28 2015 by Diana Chandler, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    ‘A long journey’: Josh Duggar enters rehab

    Former family values advocate and reality television star Josh Duggar entered a long-term treatment center days after he confessed marital infidelity as a customer of the Ashley Madison adultery service. Josh Duggar has insulted Christianity, his mother wrote. “As parents we are so deeply grieved by our son’s decisions and actions.”

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  • Josh Duggar admits to marital infidelity

    August 21 2015 by Diana Chandler, Baptist Press | with 1 comments
    Josh Duggar admits to marital infidelity

    Josh Duggar admitted to marital infidelity Aug. 20 in a post on the family website after a massive Internet hack revealed he had subscribed to an online adultery service. In a statement posted to the Duggar family website saying, “I have been the biggest hypocrite ever ...

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  • Duggars’ show cancelled, family helps documentary

    July 20 2015 by Diana Chandler, Baptist Press | with 1 comments
    Duggars’ show cancelled, family helps documentary

    TLC has officially canceled the Duggar reality show ‘19 Kids and Counting’ nearly two months after news broke that the oldest Duggar son Josh had molested five girls including four of his sisters when he was a teenager. TLC will feature the family in an upcoming documentary on child sexual abuse...

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  • Duggars: Media hurt girls more than Josh

    June 5 2015 by Diana Chandler, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Duggars: Media hurt girls more than Josh

    Jim Bob and Michelle Duggar installed safety nets to protect their young girls after their son Josh confessed to improperly touching them 12 years ago, and sent him away for treatment when it was clear they couldn’t solve the problem alone, the couple said June 3 on FOX News.

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  • Duggars open up to Fox-TV’s Megyn Kelly on family sex scandal

    June 4 2015 by Maria Puente, USA Today | with 0 comments
    Duggars open up to Fox-TV’s Megyn Kelly on family sex scandal

    In their first TV interview since the revelations two weeks ago, Jim Bob and Michelle Duggar talked about how son Josh Duggar, now 27, came to them at age 14 and tearfully told them that he had “improperly touched” some of their daughters. “We were shocked, we were devastated,” said Michelle Duggar.

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  • Duggar series pulled, Josh resigns FRC

    May 26 2015 by Diana Chandler, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Duggar series pulled, Josh resigns FRC

    TLC has pulled the hit series “19 Kids and Counting” in response to media reports alleging Josh Duggar, the 27-year-old son of Jim Bob and Michelle Duggar, sexually molested five underage girls when he was a teen. Duggar, now married with three children of his own, also resigned his position as a lobbyist.

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