Josiah and Lauren Duggar Called Jim Bob and Michelle Duggar ‘Amazing People’ Amid Derick Dillard’s Scathing Claims

by Jeremy Spirogis
Jim Bob Duggar and Michelle Duggar make a stop on their

The Duggars have graced our TV screens for many years now, and it’s all due to Jim Bob and Michelle Duggar. The conservative Christian couple introduced their 19 children into the highlight. Now, it’s their children who’re getting all the eye — and followers are deeply concerned within the drama that’s occurring inside the household.

Jill Duggar and her husband, Derick Dillard, are not recurrently featured on Counting On. And on the finish of 2019, Dillard made some critically scathing claims to his Instagram followers relating to Jill’s household. While Josiah and Lauren Duggar have stayed out of the drama, they did post a photograph to Instagram calling Jim Bob and Michelle “amazing” of their caption. Here’s what went down.

Derick Dillard aired his grievances concerning the Duggars on Instagram

It’s well-known that Dillard and Jill seem like the black sheep of the Duggar household. While TLC claims the 2 have been faraway from Counting On as a consequence of Dillard publishing transphobic tweets, Dillard maintains that he and Jill left on their very own accord. And In Touch Weekly reported on Dec. 27, 2019, all the brand new claims Dillard has towards the Duggars.

One of Dillard’s followers requested him if he and Jill ever see the Duggars. To that, he mentioned, “it’s just harder now because we’re not allowed at the house when JB isn’t there.” Not solely that, however Dillard then went on so as to add that “Jill even had to ask JB permission to go over to the house to help her sister when she was in labor because her sister wanted her help, but Jill couldn’t provide the assistance until we got it cleared with JB.”

As for exposing these truths, Dillard additionally maintains that he “hasn’t trash talked,” however quite “answered questions that others should know about us, so they’re no longer deceived like we were.”

Dillard additionally known as Jill an ‘abuse victim’

Jim Bob Duggar and Michelle Duggar make a stop on their 'Values Bus Tour' outside Heritage Baptist Church
Jim Bob Duggar and Michelle Duggar make a cease on their ‘Values Bus Tour’ outdoors Heritage Baptist Church | Matt McClain/ The Washington Post through Getty Images

Dillard didn’t simply contact on the state of affairs with the Duggar household house. He additionally known as Jill an “abuse victim” when it got here to filming for TLC.

According to Dillard, he and Jill didn’t assume they’d a alternative when it got here to filming for TLC. But as soon as they realized their rights, they knew they might defend a lawsuit towards them if something have been to happen.

He said, “It’s not going to look good for TLC when it’s uncovered that they pressured an abuse sufferer to proceed filming once we tried to give up, simply so they might proceed with Jill & Jessa: Counting On after 19Okay&C.”

With the abuse quote, many might assume Dillard was speaking about Josh Duggar’s molestation. But there’s additionally the likelihood that he may very well be referring to different situations the general public doesn’t learn about.

Josiah and Lauren Duggar known as Jim Bob and Michelle Duggar ‘amazing people’

No different Duggar members of the family are speaking concerning the can of worms Dillard opened. But they could be giving delicate hints on Instagram relating to the place they stand. Josiah and Lauren Duggar posted a photograph of Jim Bob and Michelle holding their child and added a candy caption about them on Dec. 29.

“I am so grateful for these two amazing people right here! So grateful for their godly example they have set for their children and grandchildren. As you can tell by Bella’s smile we love them so much!” the caption said.

Jessa commented on the photograph, too. “They’re the best!” she added with heart-eyed emojis.

We’re not precisely positive if the post from Josiah and Lauren was in response to something Dillard claimed, however the timing does appear odd. Either approach, Dillard additionally expressed on Instagram that it doesn’t matter what’s occurred between him and the Duggars, he nonetheless loves them. So we’ll have to attend and see the way it all pans out.

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