‘Counting On’: Why Is Joy-Anna Withholding Her Baby’s Name From the Public?

by Jeremy Spirogis
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Joy-Anna Duggar and Austin Forsyth’s household simply grew by one. The couple formally introduced the arrival of their daughter on August 24, solely three days after she made her debut into the world. The new child arrived only one 12 months after Joy suffered a late-term miscarriage. Fans have been completely satisfied to listen to the couple’s new daughter arrived safely, however one vital piece of data was lacking from the announcement. Joy and Austin opted to not share their new daughter’s title with the world. While followers await the title reveal, household critics are speculating about why they determined to withhold it within the first place.  

Is Joy-Anna planning to leverage her child for YouTube views?

The indisputable fact that Joy hasn’t introduced the title of her daughter simply but has struck some household followers as unusual. The Duggar household doesn’t historically withhold the title of recent infants. In reality, this seems to be the primary time a Duggar offspring has chosen to keep away from asserting their baby’s title with the start announcement. So, why would Joy make such a choice? Some household followers imagine she could be planning to leverage the reveal for views on her budding YouTube channel.

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Back in  March, Joy uploaded a being pregnant announcement to her new YouTube channel. To date, the video has been seen 1.three million instances, and is, by far, her hottest providing. The different 12 movies on the channel common round 100,000 views. It’s protected to imagine that the title reveal may garner simply as many views, and it may set Joy and Austin up for a profession on YouTube now that they’ve formally walked away from Counting On. Joy and Austin wouldn’t be the primary ultra-conservative Christian household to leverage their fame for private success on YouTube.

Joy’s finest friend and her sister each have YouTube channels

If Joy is planning to maneuver her fan base onto YouTube, she’ll be in good firm. Jessa Duggar, who married Ben Seewald in 2014, has been documenting her household’s life on the platform for months. Jessa and Ben each nonetheless seem on Counting On, however their YouTube following is rising. Jessa has uploaded movies about feeding choosy eaters, her private struggles, and life together with her well-known mother and father.

Aside from Jessa, Joy has some inspiration in her finest friend, Carlin Bates. Carlin and her husband, Evan Stewart, have been commonly importing content material onto their very own YouTube channel since welcoming their daughter, Layla, in January. Carlin is the daughter of Gil and Kelly Jo Bates, well-known for his or her present Bringing Up Bates. Evan and Carlin have lately been recognized with the Coronavirus, in response to In Touch.

Why did Joy-Anna and Austin depart Counting On?

Just earlier than the most recent season of Counting On premiered, TLC printed promotional pictures and a trailer. Fans have been fast to note that Joy and Austin didn’t seem within the footage and didn’t have a devoted clip within the trailer, both. Rumors swirled that the pair had left Counting On, however they by no means confirmed it. In the tip, they didn’t need to. Derick Dillard was very happy to substantiate their departure. Derick took to TLC’s Instagram web page to spill household tea on the evening of the present’s premiere. In one among his statements, Derick stated that Joy and Austin had determined to depart the present, however have been nonetheless being included in household actions. Derick and his spouse, Jill Duggar, have been largely ignored by the Duggar household ever since they left the collection again in 2017.

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So, why did Joy and Austin stroll away? Derick by no means supplied a cause, however household followers have lengthy suspected Austin was really uncomfortable with being on digital camera. If Joy is launching a YouTube profession, that most likely isn’t the case. Some household critics assume Austin was uninterested in primarily volunteering for the present. Derick has made it recognized that not one of the Duggar children are paid for his or her time, and reasonably are supplied presents by Jim Bob Duggar. Austin and Joy acquired a house from Jim Bob and Michelle final 12 months, and reduce ties with the collection shortly after.

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