As we already know, Josh Duggar’s alleged historical past of sordid actions has price his household dearly.
In status. In emotional ache. In perpetuall duress of every kind.
Additionally, nonetheless, in precise cash.
Following the information that TLC lastly determined to cancel Counting On final week, we are able to affirm that Josh’s arrest — on actually digusting fees of kid pornography possession — has price his father within the spot the place Jim Bob in all probability cares about essentially the most:
Regardless of a petition circulating across the Web that known as for TLC to drag the plug on this 19 Children and Counting spinoff… and regardless of the dangerous publicity that has come the Duggars’ means ever since Josh was taken into custody in April…
… insiders informed The Solar this week that Jim Bob and spouse Michelle have been “shocked” to be taught Counting On was getting the axe.
Appears bizarre for them to react this fashion, however a scarcity of self-awareness from this couple is just about be their establishment.
For Jim Bob, in the meantime, banking practically ALL the paychecks handed out to his household by TLC has additionally been the established order, as Derick Dillard beforehand accused the shady patriarch of stealing thousands and thousands from his children through the years.
He will not have any extra paychecks to pocket any longer, nonetheless.
“The household have been roughly paid $80okay for every chunk of filming, and a few seasons have been longer than others, however they have been choosing up on common $850okay a collection,” based on The Solar.
“I believe lots of people might be shocked to be taught they have been incomes that a lot, and all of it went to Jim Bob who invested a few of it for the household, and handed the remaining out.”
Handed out a scant quantity, a few of those self same relations would possibly say.
This identical publication cites “arguments about funds” amongst Jim Bob’s children over “who deserved what and whether or not individuals have been being paid accurately for his or her time on air.
“That was a significant difficulty through the years.
“Some relations are glad TLC pulled the plug to allow them to go off on their very own and handle their very own cash, however Jim Bob is undoubtedly pissed as a result of it was an enormous earnings.”
We’re not about to play any violins for Jim Bob Duggar right here.
You’ll be able to inform by a number of the latest quotes from a few of his youngsters, nonetheless, simply which of them could have felt ripped off.
Jill Duggar, as an illustration? She is not shedding any tears over the cancelation.
“The pursuit of freedom and authenticity has been a rising theme in our lives,” Jill and Derick mentioned this week, including of the axing:
“Our story continues to be being written, and this occasion is only one extra step ahead towards that purpose.”
Jinger Duggar appears cool with the event, too.
“We wholeheartedly agree with TLC’s resolution to not renew Counting On,” she and her husband added a couple of days in the past.
“[We] are excited for the subsequent chapter in our lives. We would prefer to thank our followers, mates and the wonderful movie crew who’ve proven us love and assist.
“We sit up for persevering with our inventive journey in Los Angeles and seeing what the long run holds.”
As for Jim Bob and Michelle?
“It’s laborious to consider that greater than 17 years have handed since we have been first contacted by a manufacturing firm desirous to do a one-hour documentary in regards to the logistics of elevating 14 youngsters,” their latest assertion started.
“Our household has grown (and grown up!) earlier than our eyes and on nationwide tv, and the journey has been miraculous — following God is an thrilling journey!”
The polarizing mother and father added:
“Through the years, a few of our most treasured moments have been these once we met youngsters throughout the nation who’re alive in the present day due to our testimony that youngsters are a blessing — a particular reward from God — and that the one actual hope for people and households is a detailed relationship with Jesus Christ.”
They did not say a phrase about their oldest little one allegedly downloading sexually express materials of minors from his office pc.
Concluded the damaging duo:
We sit up for all the brand new adventures and endeavors that will come our means, and with so many grown youngsters and great grandchildren, we all know our love will solely proceed to multiply!
We’re endlessly grateful for our movie crew and so many others behind the scenes who’ve turn out to be like household to us through the years.
The great experiences that filming has offered us might be treasured all the time, and we sit up for discovering what’s subsequent for our household and sharing extra with you alongside the way in which!