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Another Duggar Starts Dating

April 13th, 2015 7:03pm EDT
Josiah Duggar
Another one of the Duggar clan is all grown up and had entered into a courship with a young woman. "19 Kids And Counting" star Josiah Duggar, 18, and Marjorie Jackson, 17, are dating after knowing each other for a few years.

Duggar met Jackson while he was taking Spanish lessons from her mother, according to People. They officially began their courtship on April 6.

He told the magazine, "It's been going very well. I met Marjorie a few years ago, when I was taking Spanish lessons at her house and I was very impressed with the way she was with her siblings and her love for the Lord."

The p...
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Rumor Patrol: Duggar Baby Makes History & More

April 11th, 2015 11:00am EDT
Rumor Patrol: Jill Duggar's Baby Makes History, Angelina Jolie A
You can't go one week without hearing a ridiculous story involving some of your favorite celebrities. Thankfully, the Starpulse Rumor Patrol is here to sort out what's real and what's fake.

Jill Duggar's Baby Makes History!: Other than being one of the most anticipated births in reality series history, Jill Duggar's baby, Israel David Duggar has also made his mark in a rather large and unusual way in her hometown. The "19 Kids and Counting" star was shocked by the honor!

Verdict: True! According to People Magazine, Israel David Dillard weighed in at 9 lbs., 10-ounces and measured a who...
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It's A Boy!

April 8th, 2015 9:58am EDT
Jill And Derick Dillard Share Photo Of Their First Born Son Baby
Jill Duggar and husband Derick Dillard welcomed baby Israel David on April 6. The baby weighed in at a whopping 9 lbs., 10 oz.

While Duggar and Dillard had hoped for a home birth with a midwife in attendance, their new bundle of joy was born in the hospital. Duggar was almost two weeks overdue with her first son.

"We are so thankful for a healthy Mom and baby!" wrote Jill's parents Jim Bob and Michelle Duggar on their official Facebook page. "Love this sweet baby Israel! We are happy grandparents and we promise more pictures soon!"

"Not everything went as expected," Jill said in a famil...
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Baby On Board for Jessa Duggar?

March 25th, 2015 9:20am EDT
New Photo Suggests '19 Kids And Counting' Star Jessa Duggar Is P
Is Jessa Duggar Seewald from "19 Kids and Counting" pregnant? Fans want to know after a leaked photo shows her new husband Ben Seewald, 19, with his arms wrapped around the 22-year-old. He is making a heart with his hands over her stomach.

The Duggar family is very fertile, and once one of them gets married it's only a matter of time before he or she procreates. Jessa's sister, Jill Duggar Dillard, is ready to give birth any day now.

Jessa and Ben wed in November 2014. In February, Jessa told People magazine: "We hope to adopt a lot of kids. If God blesses us with biological kids of our o...
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'19 Kids And Counting' Star Is Sick of Being An Unpaid Babysitter

March 12th, 2015 9:52am EDT
Jana Duggar Wants To Quit '19 Kids And Counting' And Go To Colle
Jana Duggar is 25 and ready to leave the nest. The "19 Kids And Counting" star reportedly wants to leave home and go away to college -- something her family isn't too pleased about.

A source told OK! magazine: "Jana just turned 25, so she knows she needs to get on with her education if she doesn’t want to be stuck at her mom and dad’s house in Arkansas forever."

The insider added, "This is probably the first time Jana has really stuck up for herself."

Her family has no problem with their children pursuing a higher education; however, they prefer their kids to live at home while they are...
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Rumor Patrol: Gwyneth Paltrow Slams Ben Affleck, Miley's Hand In Her Pants and More!

January 17th, 2015 11:00am EST
Rumor Patrol: Gwyneth Paltrow Slams Ben Affleck, Miley's Hand In
You can't go one week without hearing a ridiculous story involving some of your favorite celebrities. Thankfully, the Starpulse Rumor Patrol is here to sort out what's real and what's fake.

Gwyneth Paltrow Used Ecstasy, Slams Ben Affleck!: It seems that Goop founder Gwyneth Paltrow lead a pretty exciting life B.K. (before kids). She revealed personal details on both Andy Cohen's "Watch What Happens Live" and the Howard Stern Sirius radio show that shocked viewers to the core!

Verdict: True: It seems that Gwyneth had used the hallucinogenic drug ecstasy one time and revealed to Cohen tha...
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Jim Bob Dugger Responds To Petition To Cancel '19 Kids And Counting'

December 18th, 2014 11:27am EST
Jim Bob Duggar
A smug Jim Bob Duggar isn't acting so Christian as of late!

A petition urging TLC to cancel “19 Kids and Counting” over the political views of the Duggar family “won’t succeed,” according to family patriarch Jim Bob Duggar.

Duggar then stated, "It's giving the family more exposure."

In a speech he and wife Michelle gave to the Booster Banquet at Hannibal-LaGrange University in November, Duggar stated the following, “Our show is the number one show on TLC. We love everybody. It’s a small group creating this fuss. All it has done is give us more exposure. We’ve gained 50,000 Facebook fans ...
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Rumor Patrol: Duggar Family Anti-Gay? Bill Cosby Assaulted Cara Ferrigo?

November 22nd, 2014 1:00pm EST
Rumor Patrol: Duggar Family Anti-Gay, Carla Ferrigno Says Cosby
You can't go one week without hearing a ridiculous story involving some of your favorite celebrities. Thankfully, the Starpulse Rumor Patrol is here to sort out what's real and what's fake.

The Duggar Family Is Anti-Gay: In a continued backlash against The Duggar family's alleged anti-gay actions on their Facebook page, a petition called "End LGBTQ Fear Mongering By The Duggars" has generated over 76,000 signatures.

Verdict: Jury Still Out, You Decide. "End LGBTQ fear mongering by the Duggars," the petition states. "The Duggars have been using their fame to promote discrimination, hate,...
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'19 Kids & Counting' Star Jill Duggar Dillard Is Having A Boy

October 21st, 2014 12:44pm EDT
Jill Duggard & Derick Dillard
"19 Kids & Counting" star Jill Duggar Dillard and her husband Derick have revealed that they are expecting a son.

Derick, 25, told People he was thrilled with the news. "I was really excited. As a new dad, to have a firstborn son to be our first child and be the leader of his siblings, it is very special," he said.

The couple learned of their baby's sex during an ultrasound over the weekend. They were joined by three of Jill's siblings -- Joy, 16, James, 13, and Jenny, 7.

Jill, 23, is 18 weeks along in her pregnancy and was surprised by the news. "I thought all along we were having a gir...
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Newlyweds Jill Duggar & Derick Dillard Expecting First Child

August 24th, 2014 9:00am EDT
Jill Duggar and Derick Dillard
During a recent visit to her parents Jim Bob and Michelle Duggar's home, Jill Duggar Dillard found there was no shortage of many of the things she'd grown up around: kids, meals, schoolwork, toys - and the ever-ready stash of her mother's home-pregnancy tests. A few weeks into her marriage to husband Derick, Jill, 23, had already taken a few of her own (just in case!), and each had come back negative, but at her sisters' urging she gave one of Mom's a try. The result was something a Michelle Duggar pregnancy test often reveals: positive! "It was surreal," says Derick, 25. But for Jill, a tr...
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