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Josh Duggar Is Selling Used Cars

5/19/2016 2:01am EDT
Josh Duggar Back In Arkansas Selling Used Cars
Josh Duggar is back in the news, but not over a scandal. The 28-year-old was photographed in Arkansas selling used cars.

It was this time last year Duggar was accused of inappropriately touching underage girls when he was a teenager and for allegedly cheating on wife, Anna, and having a porn addiction.

TLC cancelled "19 Kids and Counting" amid the scandals.

Now it seems the former reality star is getting a renewed start in the family business of restoring and selling used cars. He's seen in a Twitter photo below driving a camouflage Jeep.

A source tells People Duggar "looks happy" and ...

Duggar Family Post A Special Message For Baby Israel

4/7/2016 10:55am EDT
'19 Kids And Counting' Star Jill Duggar's Son Israel Dillard Tur
Happy first birthday to Israel David Dillard!

The tyke, who stars on the TLC reality series "Jill and Jessa: Counting On" with his mom Jill Duggar and dad Derick Dillard recently celebrated the big milestone on April 6.

Jill Duggar spoke about how the couple and their son spent the baby's birthday while on their Central American mission.

"It's hard to believe that our little man is already 1-year-old! Israel is getting so big and changing so quickly!" Duggar stated on her family's official blog.

"We celebrated with some of our friends on Sunday and will have a piñata with the little chi...

TLC Shares News About Josh Duggar's Rumored Return To 'Jill & Jessa Counting On'

3/12/2016 2:13pm EST
What's Next For Josh Duggar? TLC Shares News About Josh's Rumore
Six months after entering a faith-based rehab center, Josh Duggar is back home with his wife Anna and their four children. The former 19 Kids and Counting star's parents, Jim Bob and Michelle Duggar confirmed the news with fans on their Facebook page after weeks of speculation that Josh would return home in time to celebrate his 28th birthday with his family.

What's next for Josh Duggar and will he appear on the new season of Jill & Jessa: Counting On that premieres March 15?

Last week, many fans suspected that Josh was home after Jim Bob and Michelle posted a photo of two of their daught...

Why Did Josiah Duggar End His Courtship?

3/10/2016 9:21am EST
'19 Kids And Counting:' The Real Reasons Why Josiah Duggar Ended
After only four months together, Josiah Duggar ended his courtship with Marjorie Jackson, but was the scandal that rocked the Duggar clan the reason to blame?

In an interview with People Magazine, Josiah Duggar remarked that the only circumstances surrounding their split were that their timing was off.

"Marjorie and I had a good time together," Josiah Duggar revealed to the magazine.

"We were just trying to follow God's lead on everything. She didn't feel that it was the right timing then, so we called it quits for a bit," he explained of their split.

But according to Duggar, never say ...

Anna Duggar Talks Life Post-Scandal

3/9/2016 9:06am EST
Josh and Anna Duggar
Anna Duggar has spoken out about life after her husband Josh Duggar's very public cheating scandal. According to People Magazine, her words came by way of a new trailer for the next few episodes of Jill And Jessa: Counting On which is a sort of continuation of TLC's 19 Kids And Counting (the show was canceled after the revelations about Josh were made public).

"I don't know what I'm stepping into. I don't know how to handle each situation. It's not anything I ever would have thought I would walk through. [I tell myself,] 'Just do the next right thing, have the next right response for the n...

Josh Duggar Celebrates 28th Birthday:Rehab Over, Another Baby On The Way?

3/8/2016 6:40am EST
Josh Duggar Celebrates 28th Birthday With Homemade Cake: Rehab O
Is Josh Duggar home from rehab? The former 19 Kids and Counting star turned 28 last week and his parents, Jim Bob and Michelle, dropped a major hint that he was back home with his family to celebrate his birthday and his wife Anna's fifth pregnancy.

To honor their son's birthday, Jim Bob and Michelle posted a birthday message on their official Facebook page along with a photo of two of Josh's younger sisters with what appears to be a birthday cake.

"Today is our son Josh’s birthday. The heartache of the past year cannot surpass the joy 28 years ago on this day when we first became paren...

Jill And Jessa Of '19 Kids And Counting' Are Back With A Full Season Of Their TLC Show

2/23/2016 2:40pm EST
'Jill and Jessa: Counting On' star Jessa Duggar Seewald with Ben
“19 Kids and Counting” fans are thrilled to hear that “Jill & Jessa: Counting On” is coming back to TLC as a full-fledged series and it begins in just a few weeks. Many Duggar family fans had a hunch that the specials recently aired by the same name would turn into a full series, and now it is official.

As Us Weekly shares, “Jill & Jessa: Counting On” premieres on Tuesday, March 15. The new series will focus a great deal on Jessa Duggar Seewald's family with husband Ben and baby Spurgeon, and there is said to be plenty of time devoted to Jill Duggar Dillard with her husband Derick and thei...

Did Jim Bob Duggar Pay Porn Star To Drop Lawsuit Against Josh?

2/10/2016 10:52pm EST
Porn Star Drops Lawsuit Against Josh Duggar, Did Jim Bob Duggar
Ashley Stamm-Northup, a porn star who goes by the stage name of Danica Dillon, has reportedly dropped her lawsuit against 19 Kids and Counting star Josh Duggar, amid rumors that she was paid off by the Duggar family.

Stamm-Northup, who reportedly worked at various strip clubs and appeared in "adult and mainstream films, initially filed a lawsuit against Duggar in a Philadelphia courthouse in November 2015.

Her lawsuit claimed that Josh physically assaulted her "to the point where she felt as if he was raping her" in two different cities in March (Delaware) and April 2015 (Philadelphia).


Anna Duggar Opens Up In Blog Post

1/24/2016 8:52am EST
'Jill & Jessa: Counting On' Anna Duggar Admits To Josh Duggar Re
"Jill & Jessa: Counting On" star Anna Duggar admitted to visiting her husband Josh Duggar in rehab in a blog post on the Duggar Family Official webpage.

But did she admit to a fifth pregnancy?

The usually quiet Anna Duggar revealed in a surprising blog post that she has been leaning more than usual on her faith since her husband's rehab stint.

"Many have asked how I am doing. So many have asked that it's actually humbling and touching. The year 2015 was the most difficult year of my life. Yet, amazingly I’ve found that in my own life crisis God has drawn near to me ("He’s near to the bro...

Amy Duggar Is Doing WHAT To Improve Her Marriage?

1/23/2016 9:32pm EST
'19 Kids And Counting' Star Amy Duggar Says 21-Day Fast With Hus
"19 Kids and Counting" star Amy Duggar King revealed in her latest blog post on her official website Dillianddugs, that she and husband Dillon are fasting as a way to improve their marriage.

The outspoken cousin of the Duggar family revealed in her post that she feels participating in a 21 day fast will help her and husband Dillon improve their marriage.

"I'm currently involved in a fast for the next 21 days. My church is encouraging us to fast from something important in our lives and to focus that time on our spiritual growth," she revealed of their plans.

"Dillon and I have never fast...

Anna Duggar Pregnancy Rumors Surface

1/16/2016 11:00am EST
'19 Kids And Counting' Anna Duggar Pregnant After Visiting Husha
Could a fifth Duggar baby be on the way for "19 Kids and Counting" stars Anna and Josh Duggar? Anna Duggar has reportedly told family members she is pregnant after an overnight visit with her husband, Josh Duggar, at his rehab facility, Reformers Unanimous.

According to Radar Online via Life & Style, "Anna announced that she thinks she is pregnant again,” a family insider revealed to the magazine. “She believes the baby is a sign that God has forgiven Josh for his many sins, and she’s vowed to stand by her husband," the source continued.

Josh admitted that he was addicted to pornography, ...

Cameras Film Jana & John-David Duggar Buying Treehouse Supplies - New Episodes On The Way?

1/16/2016 8:33am EST
'19 Kids And Counting' Jana, John-David Duggar Spend Birthday Fi
Happy birthday to Jana and John-David Duggar, who turned 26-years-old on Jan. 12. Prior to their shared big day, the twins were spotted filming, yes filming, with cameras in tow at a local lumber store.

Reportedly, the family was interested in purchasing wood for a rather large tree house for the younger Duggar siblings to enjoy.

According to Radar Online, Jana and John-David Duggar were in charge of the outing, where they accompanied three of their younger siblings.

Jim Logsdon, the manager of Ridout Lumber in Fayetteville, Arkansas remarked, “The production company from Nashville calle...

Josh Duggar's Motion In Porn Star Lawsuit Denied

1/13/2016 8:47am EST
Judge Refuses To Drop Charges Against '19 Kids And Counting' Sta
"19 Kids and Counting" star Josh Duggar will have to face the music regarding charges that he sexually assaulted porn star Danica Dillon.

On Wednesday, a judge denied Duggar's request to dismiss a lawsuit filed against him by Dillon.

Dillon's real name is Ashley Stamm-Northup.

"We decline to grant Duggar's motion to dismiss at this early stage of litigation where Stamm-Northup alleges Duggar treated her roughly, caused physical injuries, and she felt 'as if she was being raped,'" Pennsylvania judge, J. Kearney, stated, according to Entertainment Tonight.

Duggar filed a complaint with th...

New Pics Show Jill & Derick Dillard's Son With More Bruises, What Happened To Israel?

1/10/2016 11:55pm EST
 Jill And Derick Dillard's Son Has New Bruises: What Happened To
Just one week after Jill Duggar and her husband Derick Dillard posted disturbing photos of their son Israel, more images have surfaced of 9-month-old "Izzy" showing additional bruises on his face and leg.

Although many of the 19 Kids and Counting stars' fans didn't think the first photo that showed a bruise on Israel's eye was a big deal, some of their Instagram followers are now questioning why the little boy now appears to have new bruises.

"Another black eye?" asks one of Derick's followers on Instagram.

On Friday, January 8, the photo above was posted on Instagram — it shows Israel...

Josh Duggar Wants Criminal Charges Dropped... Find Out Why

1/9/2016 5:34pm EST
Josh and Anna Duggar
Josh Duggar recently wrapped up a stint in rehab after getting treatment for his sex addiction. According to Star Magazine, the former reality star -- who admitted to cheating on his wife, Anna, on multiple occasions -- says that the woman who has filed charges against him has no basis for her claims. Why? Well, Josh claims that he hasn't even met Danica Dillon.

The 27-year-old has filed a $500,000 battery lawsuit claiming that Josh "beat her" while they had sex. She has also made multiple claims that she has been Josh's mistress for quite some time.

"[Duggar] and his counsel have alread...

TLC Not Done With The Duggars — Here's What's Next For The '19 Kids' Clan

1/8/2016 9:05pm EST
TLC 'In Talks' With Duggars: More Episodes Of 'Jill & Jessa: Cou
Duggar fans may be seeing more of the 19 Kids and Counting clan in 2016, with a TLC executive stating that although no decisions have been made yet, the network is considering running more episodes Jill Dillard and Jessa Seewald's new series, Jill & Jessa: Counting On.

The network aired three episodes of the spinoff show in December, with the Huffington Post reporting that the specials were watched by more than three million people — enough viewers to prompt the network to consider taping more episodes.

Nancy Daniels, TLC's executive vice president and general manager talked about the Dug...

Jessa Duggar's Healthy Way To Make Your Morning Coffee

1/7/2016 5:29pm EST
'19 Kids And Counting' Jessa Duggar's Healthy Way To Make Your M
"19 Kids and Counting" star Jessa Duggar wants you to be able to have your morning coffee fix in a natural and healthy way.

The reality star posted an Instagram video with the caption, “Good morning, cold brew!”

I love that cold brew is less acidic/bitter tasting when compared to normal hot-brewed coffee! @ben_seewald thinks it tastes so good that he just adds water, but I'm not that brave! No black coffee for me! Here's my favorite way to drink it: 3oz cold brew, 9oz milk, and agave nectar to sweeten (around 1 tbsp or so). Tastes sorta like a vanilla latte! (Since the cold brew is conc...

Amy Duggar King Shocked That Josh Duggar Was Living A Double Life

1/6/2016 11:36pm EST
Amy Duggar King Calls Cousin Josh Duggar A 'Complete Stranger'
Amy Duggar King is trying to make 2016 a more positive year, but she knows it won't be easy. Although her wedding to Dillon King last September was a day filled with love and happiness, the scandals surrounding her cousin Josh Duggar's scandals and news of her parents' divorce made last year an emotional roller coaster.

In a recent post on her blog, Amy revealed that she learned about Josh's wrongdoings in August, right in the midst of her wedding planning. She was shocked to hear the news about her cousin's sexual molestation and cheating scandals. Now that she's had time to digest the si...

The Duggars Enjoy Life Without Josh, No Longer Mention Him At Family Get-Togethers [Report]

1/5/2016 10:48pm EST
The Duggars No Longer Mention Josh, Life Seems 'Normal' Without
If the Duggar family made New Year's resolutions, it's likely they put "stay out of the tabloids" on their list. Although the 19 Kids and Counting clan had a few positive moments in 2015, including the birth of Israel Dillard and Spurgeon Seewald, the scandals surrounding Josh Duggar were a major blow to the family's squeaky-clean image.

Despite rumors that Josh, who has been in rehab since August, came home for the holidays, ET confirms that he did not come home and he "wasn't mentioned once" during the family's festivities. Sources state that not having him there "felt normal" because it...

Are Jinger And Jana Duggar The Next TLC Stars?

1/5/2016 9:14am EST
'19 Kids And Counting' Jinger And Jana Duggar Next Stars Of Thei
The public's fascination with the Duggar family continues and "19 Kids and Counting" stars Jinger Duggar and older sister Jana are being considered for their own reality series.

The single sisters could showcase what it's like to be a single woman looking for love in a strict, religious home if fans reactions to their appearance on the recent set of specials starring the Duggar clan are any indication!

The sisters made their mark recently during an episode of "Jill & Jessa: Counting On," where they discussed at length their feelings regarding the scandal that overtook their famous family....

Is Joseph Duggar Dating Another Reality Star?

1/4/2016 5:30pm EST
'19 Kids And Counting' Joseph Duggar Courting 'Bringing Up Bates
It looks as if there is another Duggar courtship in the making, as numerous reports have handsome "19 Kids and Counting" Joseph Duggar courting "Bringing Up Bates" daughter, Carlin Bates.

Reportedly, the two have been spending more and more time, together.

The couple was last seen around Christmas, as the twosome were featured in a video taken by Amy Duggar.

Inquisitr reported that the video, which showed the couple sitting very close together on a sofa, was later deleted.

It appeared to show Carlin Bates wearing Joseph Duggar’s baseball hat.

On New Year's Day, the duo were also spot...

Is Jill Duggar's Husband Sick? Fans Say Derick Dillard Looks 'Malnourished' In These Pics

1/2/2016 10:42pm EST
Is Derick Dillard Sick? Jill Duggar's Husband Called 'Sickly' In
Jill Duggar and her husband Derick Dillard have been living in Central America for the past two months, their second trip abroad since September. Since their departure in October, many of the couple's followers on social media have expressed concern that Derick does not look well, pointing out that he appears to be "malnourished" and "sickly" and needs to be "checked for parasites."

According to People, Derick had palate surgery and got braces after the couple's son, Israel, was born last April. Many fans noticed that he looked thinner after the surgery, but almost eight months later, a ...

Anna Duggar Spends 'Special Christmas' With Husband

12/31/2015 7:54am EST
Anna Duggar Spends 'Special Christmas' With Husband Josh In Reha
The Christmas holiday was made a bit more special for "19 Kids and Counting" star Josh Duggar after he received a special visitor for Christmas, wife Anna Duggar.

People Magazine reported that Anna Duggar flew to Rockford, Illinois to spend part of the holiday with her husband, where he has been receiving treatment for sexual addiction.

The faith-based recovery center has housed the eldest Duggar son for several months.

Even though the Duggar clan has endured a difficult year in the public eye, the family reportedly rallied together to make the holiday season special.

"Everyone just had...

Is Jill Dillard Blanket Training Baby Israel? Disturbing Pictures Prompt Concern On Facebook

12/31/2015 12:57am EST
Jill Dillard Blanket Training? Disturbing Photos Of Bruised, Swa
Jill and Derick Dillard's son Israel is just days away from turning nine-months-old and fans of the Duggar family enjoy seeing pictures of him as he grows. However, recent photos posted to the official Dillard Family Blog on December 30 are prompting concern over the well-being of the couple's child.

The disturbing pics show Israel screaming as if he is in pain after being tightly wrapped in a blanket with his shoes and clothing still on. Placed in the middle of a bed in one photo and in a playpen in another, "Izzy" was not being held or comforted while screaming. Instead, he was left to c...

Amy Duggar's Parents Divorcing?

12/30/2015 7:55am EST
Amy Duggar's Parents Divorcing: '19 Kids And Counting Star' Spil
"19 Kids and Counting" star Amy Duggar King has revealed that her parents are divorcing.

The reality star, who recently tied the knot this September, revealed her parents will officially end their marriage after nine years together.

Duggar King called their split "heartbreaking."

"They've had a roller-coaster relationship for as long I can remember," Duggar King revealed to People about her parents, Deanna Duggar, and Terry Jordan.

"I've always been the mediator between them. Instead of just being their daughter I was also the counselor," she shared.

Radar Online published Arkansas co...

These Reality TV Stars Made Scandalous Headlines In 2015

12/29/2015 5:37am EST
Biggest Reality TV Star Scandals 2015: Duggars And Kardashians T
Reality TV stars are known for creating controversy while the cameras are rolling, but there were plenty of off-camera scandals that created shocking headlines in 2015.

As we get ready to count down to 2016, here are five of the most talked about scandals that caused break-ups, show cancellations, and overall embarrassment for the stars of several popular reality shows including 19 Kids and Counting, Keeping Up with the Kardashians, I Am Cait, and Jill & Jessa: Counting On.

Josh Duggar — '19 Kids and Counting'

In May 2015, InTouch revealed that Jim Bob and Michelle Duggar's oldest son,...

Derick Dillard Admits He's Having Trouble Learning Spanish, Jill Duggar Finds It Easy

12/27/2015 5:23pm EST
Derick Dillard Admits He Knows Only A Few Spanish Words Despite
Jill Duggar Dillard and her husband Derick have been taking Spanish classes while in Central America, but during Sunday night's episode of Jill & Jessa: Counting On, Derick admits he is far from mastering the language and knows only 136 Spanish words.

During a shopping trip to get shoes for the couple's son, Derick practices his conversational Spanish but finds that there is still a language barrier when he's speaking to one of the store's employees.

"There's, like, a hundred thousand Spanish words," Derick states, "and I know, like, 136 of them, so I have a long ways to go there."

He st...

Will The Duggars Return To TV Full Time In 2016? Here's The Scoop!

12/27/2015 3:15pm EST
Duggar Family Back On TLC In 2016? More Episodes Of 'Counting On
TLC will air the third episode of the Duggar family's spinoff, Jill & Jessa: Counting On on Sunday, December 27 and many fans are wondering if the series will continue into the New Year. Here's the latest scoop on Jill and Jessa's new show and what viewers can expect in the coming year, including rumors about 19 Kids reboot.

The first two episodes focused less on Jill and Jessa and more on Josh Duggar's scandals, including reactions from his siblings and his wife, Anna. On Sunday night's episode, fans will learn more about Jessa's difficult labor, the birth of Spurgeon Elliot Seewald, and ...

Did Jill Duggar And Derick Dillard Enjoy Christmas?

12/27/2015 8:50am EST
'19 Kids And Counting' Jill Duggar Puts On Brave Face During Fir
"19 Kids and Counting" stars Jill Duggar and Derick Dillard celebrated their first Christmas as parents to son Israel away from her extended Duggar clan. Did she truly enjoy the holiday?

According to the young family's first blog post of the holiday season on their official Dillard Family site, Israel's first Christmas was quite a different experience than what the reality star was used to.

In their December ministry update, Jill and Derick reported that they have had many chances to share their religious beliefs while temporarily living in Guatemala for language school.

Said a post by t...

Did The Duggars Visit Josh In Rehab For Christmas?

12/26/2015 5:11pm EST
Josh and Anna Duggar
The Duggar family flew to Illinois on a private plane on Christmas Eve, presumably to spend some time with eldest son, Josh, who is in rehab. According to People Magazine, a small private jet landed in Rockford, Illinois, at 8:15 p.m. on Dec. 24. Federal registration records confirm that the plane -- a 2004 fixed wing, single-engine Cirrus SR-22 -- belongs to the Duggars.

"A source close to the Duggars recently [said] that Josh would likely remain at Reformers over the Christmas holiday, despite having four children at home who 'miss their daddy.' Thursday's private flight to Illinois coul...