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  • Duggars sue over exposure of childhood molestation

    by Diana Chandler, posted Friday, May 19, 2017 (2 months ago)

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    FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (BP) -- Four Duggar sisters sued government officials and a magazine May 18 for releasing documents detailing alleged molestation by their brother Josh.

    The federal lawsuit accuses InTouch Weekly magazine and Springdale and Washington County, Ark., of harming and humiliating the sisters in 2015 by releasing documents of confidential interviews of the molestations first reported to police in 2005. Read More

  • Josh Duggar admits to marital infidelity

    by Diana Chandler, posted Thursday, August 20, 2015 (one year ago)

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    NASHVILLE (BP) -- Josh Duggar admitted to marital infidelity today (Aug. 20) in a post on the family website after a massive Internet hack revealed he had subscribed to an online adultery service.

    "I have been the biggest hypocrite ever. While espousing faith and family values, I have been unfaithful to my wife [Anna]," the statement read as of 2 p.m. Central Time. "I am so ashamed of the double life that I have been living and am grieved for the hurt, pain and disgrace my sin has caused my wife and family, and most of all Jesus and all those who profess faith in Him." Read More

  • Duggars' show cancelled, family helps documentary

    by Diana Chandler, posted Friday, July 17, 2015 (2 years ago)

    NASHVILLE (BP) -- 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. Read More

  • Duggar sisters: Josh had to rebuild trust

    by Diana Chandler, posted Monday, June 08, 2015 (2 years ago)

    TONTITOWN, Ark. (BP) -- Josh Duggar begged forgiveness and worked to reestablish trust among his sisters after they learned 12 years ago he had improperly touched them as they slept, two of his victims said June 6 on FOX News' "The Kelly File."

    Jill (Duggar) Dillard, 24, and Jessa (Duggar) Seewald, 22, identified themselves publicly as two of their brother's victims and told their version of the story that appeared May 21 in InTouch Weekly. The incidents happened years before the Duggar family premiered its "19 Kids and Counting" reality TV show. Read More

  • Duggars: Media hurt girls more than Josh

    by Diana Chandler, posted Thursday, June 04, 2015 (2 years ago)

    Jim Bob and Michelle Duggar of “19 Kids and Counting” discuss on FOX’s “The Kelly File” the scandal that their son Josh molested four of his sisters and a babysitter 12 years ago.
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    TONTITOWN, Ark. (BP) -- 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.

    But their girls have been victimized more by media reports that began May 21 than they were by Josh's actions 12 years ago, the stars of the reality show "19 Kids and Counting" said in an exclusive "Kelly File" interview with Megyn Kelly in their Tontitown, Ark. home. Most of the reported incidents, the couple said, occurred while the girls were asleep. Read More

  • Floyd on Duggar scandal: God 'can forgive'

    by Staff, posted Monday, June 01, 2015 (2 years ago)

    PINNACLE HILLS, Ark. (BP) -- As the Duggar family of the reality show "19 Kids and Counting" deals with accusations that Josh Duggar molested five underage girls 12 years ago, Southern Baptist Convention President Ronnie Floyd highlighted forgiveness during an interview with People Magazine Sunday, May 31.

    "Everyone does wrong, and what was wrong was very wrong as to what was testified to and it's completely unacceptable," Floyd, who pastors one of Josh's sisters, .... Read More

  • Duggar series pulled, Josh resigns FRC

    by Diana Chandler, posted Friday, May 22, 2015 (2 years ago)

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    NASHVILLE (BP) -- 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. Read More