‘Counting On’: Duggar Critics Think TLC Will Eventually Let Josh Duggar Back on the Show

by Jeremy Spirogis
Hilaria Baldwin (R) interviews Josh Duggar and his daughter during their visit with

We’ve been maintaining with the Duggars for years, and it’s Josh Duggar who’s prompted essentially the most chaos for the massive household. Back in 2015, the media caught wind that Josh was concerned in a molestation case, and some of his sisters had been enormously affected. After that, TLC lower ties with Josh, canceled 19 Kids and Counting, and doesn’t let him participate in Counting On.

Duggar household critics are beginning to marvel if Josh will make his manner again to the small display, although. Here’s what they’re saying about him probably rejoining his household for Counting On.

Redacted police reviews leaked in 2015 revealed Josh Duggar molested 5 underage ladies

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2015 was a foul yr for the Duggars. While reveals like 19 Kids and Counting introduced the well-known household to the forefront for years, Josh’s saga threatened all of it.

USA Today received ahold of the police report again in 2015 that claimed Josh molested 5 underage ladies, just a few of whom had been his personal sisters. The abuse allegedly befell in 2002, and it was not a one-off incident. This in the end resulted in Josh going to a Christian counseling middle for assist together with his points.

While the Duggars struggled with the scandal surfacing within the media, it was Josh’s marriage to Anna Duggar that was additionally deeply in hassle. And not solely did Josh allegedly molest underage ladies, however he additionally had profiles with the dishonest web site Ashley Madison.

Despite all of his wrongdoings, Anna stayed by Josh’s facet. As of 2020, the 2 are nonetheless collectively, and Anna steadily options Josh on her social media to show their marriage goes sturdy.

TLC terminated Josh’s actuality TV contract

Hilaria Baldwin (R) interviews Josh Duggar and his daughter during their visit with 'Extra'
Hilaria Baldwin (R) interviews Josh Duggar and his daughter throughout their go to with ‘Extra’ | D Dipasupil/Getty Images for Extra

19 Kids and Counting was canceled as soon as Josh’s wrongdoings got here to gentle, and he’s been banned from TLC ever since. But Jill and Jessa, two of Josh’s sisters who had been affected by his abuse, continued filming with Counting On. And they had been upset that they had been getting a lot consideration for what occurred years prior.

“I was in tears. I couldn’t believe what was going on,” Jill mentioned in an interview concerning the media consideration, in keeping with USA Today. “How do they have a right to do this? We’re victims, they can’t do this to us.”

Jill continued on with Counting On for awhile, however she and her husband, Derick Dillard, had been terminated from the present after Derick unleashed a collection of transphobic tweets. However, now, Derick claims he and Jill had been determined to depart the present behind. He claimed Jill felt large stress from the community to proceed filming regardless of what occurred with Josh.

Fans suppose there’s an opportunity Josh may be a part of the ‘Counting On’ forged

Anna isn’t formally a part of the Counting On forged, however she does make appearances on the present once in a while. Since she’s lingered round for fairly a while, it appears Duggar household critics suppose Josh may additionally reemerge.

One Reddit consumer wrote, “and honestly, TLC may want Mr. Anna back. He’s complex and gross, had a very public implosion, is a general a**hole, and just f*cking weird. People love watching sh*t like that.”

“Seriously though why are Jim Bob and Michelle inching their way back onto my screen?” one other added. “Does TLC think enough time has passed for us to forget? Next month [Josh] will be back to doing interviews too.”

“[Josh] will be back, first with Anna and the kids leading the way,” one other posited. “Then you’ll see him in the background. Eventually, he will have speaking roles.”

We’re unsure if Josh will ever really come again to the present — but it surely’s clear those that observe Counting On wouldn’t be glad together with his return.

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