Outdaughtered stars Danielle and Adam Busby are dealing with the horrific loss of their pastor friend Jarrid Wilson to suicide. Recently, the popular church leader and mental health advocate took his own life.
The reality television stars posted a photo of their friend and their own personal statements regarding how they are dealing with the tragedy. Both Adam and Danielle displayed heartfelt emotion at the loss of their friend and relayed to their followers how much they valued his passion for helping others.
The popular pastor at the Harvest Christian Fellowship Church in California was just 30-years-old. He leaves behind his wife Juli and one son.
The Los Angeles Times reported that Wilson had tweeted on Monday, September 9 about World Suicide Prevention Day and revealed how he believed everyone should have hope and that no one should live in "darkness." The morning of the same day he would take his own life, Wilson had officiated a funeral for a woman in his ministry who had died due to suicide and asked for prayers for her from his 84K followers on the social media sharing site.In 2017, Adam Busby revealed to People Magazine that he was battling depression after the birth of his quints Paige, Parker, Riley, Ava, Olivia, and Hazel. He and wife Danielle also have an older daughter, Blayke. Adam revealed during a dramatic sit down with his father, captured for TLC's cameras, that he didn't feel like himself and that his depression had caused issues between himself and his wife. He also told his father during that discussion that there are times he "wants to check out." The Outdaughtered star connected with the pastor online reported In Touch Weekly in 2017. After speaking with Jarrid Wilson, Adam met with the pastor who offered encouragement to both Adam and Danielle Busby when it was desperately needed. The couple traveled from their home in Texas to Tennessee to meet with Jarrid, who through this interaction, soon became a close friend to the family.The religious family believes that it was God that put them on the path to reality television, reported The Inquisitr.
Outdaughtered chronicles the life of Adam and Danielle Busby, who are parents to six daughters. The show made its debut on TLC on May 10, 2016, and has aired for five seasons. A sixth season will debut on October 1, 2019, on TLC.
If you or someone you know is in crisis, please call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-TALK (8255) or contact the Crisis Text Line by texting TALK to 741741. For readers outside the U.S., visit Suicide.org or Befrienders Worldwide for international resources you can use to find help.