TLC Pulls Out ’19 Kids and Counting’ From their Schedule Following Josh Duggar’s Confession

By April Lara | 3 years ago
TLC Pulls Out ’19 Kids and Counting’ From their Schedule Following Josh Duggar’s Confession

After Josh Duggar of the TLC TV series “19 Kids and Counting” admittance of his wrongdoing involving sexual molestation and posting his personal apology on Facebook, their home network has decided to pull out all episodes of the show. Read below for the full details. TLC has removed the show from their schedule and released a statement:

According to Deadline, TLC has removed the show from their schedule and released a statement:

“Effective immediately, TLC has pulled all episodes of ’19 Kids and Counting’ currently from the air. We are deeply saddened and troubled by this heartbreaking situation, and our thoughts and prayers are with the family and victims at this difficult time.”

However, the network didn’t elaborate much further whether this is temporarily or not.

This cancellation may be triggered of the online discussions pertaining to the network’s continuous relationship with the family. It was even with the knowledge of the child molestation that the eldest Duggar did. In fact, the family has been a subject of impropriety rumors even way back 2006 that Oprah even cancelled her interview with Jim Bob and Michelle Duggar.

The GOP presidential Mike Huckabee posted a statement on his Face regarding the Duggar situation, “Today, Janet and I want to show up and stand up for our friends. Let others run from them. we will run to them with out support. Josh’s actions when he was an underage teen are as he described himself, ‘inexcusable’ but that doesn’t mean ‘unforgivable. Good people make mistakes and do regrettable and even disgusting things. the reason that the law protects disclosure of many actions on the part of a minor is that the society has traditionally understood something that today’s blood-thirsty media does not understand – that being a minor means that one’s judgment is not mature.”

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Photo source: Facebook/19 Kids and Counting

 

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April Lara has a degree in Journalism and Professional Culinary Arts. She started a career in Journalism in 2009 and has been part of MNG since March 2015.