Duggars Under Fire: Jim Bob And Michelle Duggar Criticized For Leaving Country To Visit Jill And Derick Dillard

Tiffany Bailey

The Duggars have found themselves under fire again. While it isn't a scandal like Josh Duggar caused for the family, it is enough to have some fans become quite vocal. The family was generally shown with the eldest girls in charge most days, especially when Jim Bob and Michelle were out of town. Jana, Jinger, and Joy Anna have taken on the roles of mother and housekeeper. With Jill and Jessa married with children, the oldest Duggar girls are in charge. With the rumored upcoming show starring Jana Duggar, it will be interesting to see if this scenario was filmed.

Jim Bob and Michelle Duggar have been catching a lot of heat for a recent decision they made. They decided to visit their daughter Jill and her husband Derick in Central America. The Dillards have been down there doing mission work, and the Duggars decided to surprise them with a visit. According to Starcasm, the Duggars are being criticized for their decision to leave their other children behind while going to visit their daughter. After the scandals they have faced over the last year, leaving on an impromptu vacation was the last thing they should have done. Critics are quick to jump to conclusions regarding the Duggars, and what they have or have not done.

In a recent blog post, Jill Duggar and Derick Dillard revealed they were facing some tough times in Central America. While they chose not to elaborate, speculation is that Jim Bob and Michelle Duggar went to visit because of the struggle. According to People, the Duggars had a great time seeing their daughter and her family. News of the visit just began circulating across social media after both families posted about their visit. The Duggars are now back in Arkansas, with reports of the Dillards following them soon.

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