Josh Duggar’s child molestation scandal has created a media firestorm for the ever-popular Duggar family. The 27-year-old’s shocking admission has the media digging deeper into their now-blemished past for even more incriminating secrets.
According to Radar Online, there are a number of jaw-dropping secrets about the 19 Kids and Counting reality stars that have been revealed. The allegations have raised lots of questions due to the family’s notable Christian foundation. However, all of the secrets are not damning.
Apparently, the couple did not adhere to the same strict rules they now bind their children to. They recently admitted that they’d consummated their relationship long before tying the knot.
The incriminating report also reveals details about Michelle’s life prior to mothering 19 children. Although the couple has been known to embrace child birth and do not believe in contraception, surprisingly, Michelle actually took birth control at the age of 19. In 1988, Michelle suffered a tragic miscarriage that the couple believes was caused by birth control. The disheartening loss influenced their decision to never use birth control again, reports Hollywood Life.
Years later, Michelle faced scrutiny after being caught taping a robocall to voters, reports the Washington Post. It has been reported that she strongly opposed a bill that would allow transsexuals to use public bathrooms of their choice in Arkansas. She argued allowing such privileges would “endanger their daughters or allow them to be traumatized by a man joining them in their private space.” The irony of her statement has only led to more criticism in wake of Josh’s scandal, which involves accusations of him molesting four of his younger sisters.
In 2014, the Duggars were accused of deleting photos of same-sex couples kissing on their Facebook page after the family’s popular kissing challenge. According to Us Weekly magazine, members of the LGBT community were outraged but the couple adamantly insisted they would “always stand for truth and the values we hold dear without compromise.”
The incriminating statement is now being used against the Duggars as many social media users now view them as hypocrites who failed to protect their daughters. Although the claims have yet to be confirmed or denied, there’s a strong possibility many of the questionable allegations will be discussed when Jim Bob and Michelle sit down for the exclusive Fox News interview with Megyn Kelly.
The exclusive interview is scheduled to air during The Kelly File on Wednesday, June 3 at 9:00 p.m. ET.
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