‘Counting On’: Fans Think Jessa Duggar’s Recent Video Is Jim Bob’s Attempt at Damage Control

by Jeremy Spirogis
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The Duggar household appears to be busy attempting to determine a
strategy to make Jim Bob Duggar look good. In current months, Derick Dillard has
taken to social media to
air the family’s dirty laundry
. While Jim Bob and his spouse, Michelle
Duggar, haven’t publicly commented on Derick’s accusations, some followers consider
he has his different kids, those who stay financially
on him, doing harm management. At least it appears like Jessa Duggar
appears to be attempting to spin the narrative.

Jessa posted a 52-minute ode to her father

Jessa has been sharing movies on YouTube for a number of months now. Most of her content material focuses on her younger, rising household. She’s shared haircutting tutorials, organizational suggestions, and commiserated about choosy eaters together with her followers. On April 6, nonetheless, her channel deviated a bit. Instead of her conventional 10-minute lengthy movies, Jessa uploaded a 52-minute video speaking about her father.

The video centered closely on Jessa’s favourite reminiscences of her father. She coated what he taught her as a baby and the way she cherishes the connection they’ve developed now that she’s an grownup. Jessa’s reminiscences would appear candy, if household followers weren’t at present invested within the ongoing drama between Jim Bob and his outspoken son-in-law, Derick. Family followers are fairly certain Jessa’s resolution to post an ode to her father was motivated by the household drama, and a few even assume Jim Bob put her as much as it.

Fans assume Jessa’s motivation for her current video is
extremely clear

It’s solely been every week and a half since Derick sat right down to
reply questions on life with the Duggars. The prolonged interview with YouTube
channel, Without
a Crystal Ball
, did little to color the Duggar household in a constructive mild.
For probably the most half, Derick merely reiterated what he had beforehand shared by way of
social media, but it nonetheless looks like a public relations nightmare for the

That’s why followers discover Jessa’s current video to be a bit
suspect. Most agree that the timing is oddly coincidental. Several household
followers consider Jessa was inspired to make the video to assist management the harm.
Whether or not that’s true stays to be seen. But the proof is fairly
compelling. After all, she by no means felt the necessity to spend 50 minutes speaking
about her father earlier than Derick spoke out.

Is Jim Bob nonetheless calling the pictures for Jessa and Ben?

Jessa has lengthy been thought of probably the most opinionated and
outspoken of the Duggar youngsters. Family followers word that the mom of three
appears to put on the pants in her family, even when it’s solely proverbially, however
on the finish of the day, it looks like Jim Bob remains to be calling the pictures, and
Jessa goes alongside for the trip. Family critics assume her resolution to talk
so lovingly about her father is financially motivated.

Jessa and her husband, Ben Seewald, nonetheless seem like fully financially depending on the household for his or her earnings. Ben, who married Jessa in 2014, has failed to carry down conventional employment since his wedding ceremony day. Instead, he’s employed by Jim Bob and Michelle because the household tutor. Jessa, who has a rising YouTube channel, doesn’t appear to be incomes sufficient to maintain her household of 5, at the least not but. Social Blade predicts that Jessa is probably going incomes between $200 and $4,000 per 30 days from her channel, earlier than taxes. The channel remains to be new, so she’s possible amassing nearer to the low finish of the vary.

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