Jill Duggar Was Called Out by a Fan for Saying She ‘Interrogated’ Her Husband, Derick Dillard, During Their Courtship

by Jeremy Spirogis
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The Duggars have significantly strict courtship guidelines, and we’ll always remember when Jill Duggar met Derick Dillard. The two have been initially arrange by Jim Bob Duggar — and the remaining is historical past.

Now, Jill’s reminding followers with an Instagram post of the primary time she video chatted with Derick — however one follower referred to as Jill out for her “#interrogation” hashtag. Here’s how Jill responded.

Jim Bob Duggar first launched Jill Duggar to Derick Dillard

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Jim Bob has change into fairly a controversial determine, particularly relating to Jill and Derick. Since the couple’s stepped away from Counting On, they’ve additionally talked about their estrangement from Jim Bob. But we will’t overlook that Jim Bob was the one answerable for introducing the couple within the first place.

As for the way it all started, Derick was doing humanitarian work in Nepal again in 2012 when he contacted Jim Bob to inform him in regards to the work he was doing. “He sounded like an amazing young man,” Jim Bob advised People — and he knew Derick could be completely suited to Jill. “I felt like from the beginning, they had similar personalities and goals. I thought they would hit it off.”

By the start of 2013, Derick and Jill have been attending to know one another fairly nicely from a distance. And they lastly have been capable of meet when Jill took a visit to Nepal with Jim Bob. “I traveled over 36 hours to meet him and we had a film crew filming and jet lag so it is a different dynamic than most people have,” Jill advised People. “But it was really special.”

Jill responded to a fan who questioned her ‘#interrogation’ hashtag on an Instagram post

On Nov. 8, 2020, Jill posted a throwback of Derick to her Instagram. The picture is grainy and seems to be a screenshot from her laptop. She then defined precisely what the picture exhibits — and it’s Derick from their first video chat in 2013.

“I snuck this iPhone pic during our very first Skype call … only three days after we first started texting,” Jill captioned the post. “It was another three long months before we met in person for the first time, then another two after that before we saw each other again. I’m so glad I was thinking ahead and captured this moment ‘just in case things worked out.’”

Jill then added quite a few hashtags, like “#lovehimtothemoonandback” and “5hourskypecall.” But she additionally added the hashtag, “interrogation,” which acquired some consideration.

“Lol. The interrogation hashtag,” one fan commented.

To that, Jill responded, “haha I totally interrogated him.”

Will Jill and Derick have strict courting guidelines for his or her children?

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After Jill posted this throwback, followers are questioning if she and Derick will even power their youngsters into going by means of courtships. “Do you ever regret not being allowed to date in a more mainstream way?” one fan requested. Unfortunately, Jill didn’t appear to reply.

Chances are good that Jill and Derick will enable their sons, Israel and Samuel, to take a extra trendy method to courting, although. The couple’s already determined to place their children by means of public faculty. And they’ve famous that whereas their steps towards a extra trendy way of life don’t essentially appease the opposite Duggars, they’re pleased with how they’re selecting to maneuver ahead with their household.

“You shouldn’t have had to hide anything,” one other fan commented. “You and Derick were adults. You did not need a Chaperone at all. All of that was ridiculous.” To this, Jill didn’t reply.

We’ll have to attend and see how Jill and Derick deal with courting in their very own household. For now, we’re loving Jill’s throwbacks and social media content material.

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