Last week, disgraced former reality star Josh Duggar was hauled off to jail following his arrest.
The child porn charges were disgusting, but not a surprise given his personal history.
Josh has, after all, very famously targeted little girls in the past.
And more and more fans are pointing out that Josh’s crimes are inseparable from the Duggar brand.
Josh Duggar was arrested and charged for possessing media depicting the sexual abuse of a child under the age of 12.
This is both disturbing and morally repulsive, and there has been a lot of talk about what the heck happened.
But at the same time, some longtime viewers of Counting On are making requests of other fans.
On fan pages and blogs across social media, some Duggar fans are trying to police how this is discussed.
They would like “positive” posts about the Duggar girls and their babies and about Counting On.
After all, Josh and his wrongdoings have “nothing” to do with any of that.
In reality, it’s hard to argue that Josh’s sisters — some of whom were also his victims, and forced to forgive him — aren’t relevant.
And Counting On may have been TLC’s sneaky way of profiting from the Duggars after Josh’s 2015 scandal, but it’s not innocent.
The show is a mouthpiece designed to help promote and normalize the toxic purity culture and fundamentalist cult that enabled Josh this whole time.
There are so many infamous aspects of the cult to which the Duggars belong, based upon the teachings of Bill Gothard.
The extreme fundamentalist beliefs range from the superficial — those absurd perm jobs — to the serious.
But in addition to the emotional, psychological, and physical abuse encouraged within the cult, there is … more.
The antiquated dress codes for “modesty” aren’t just toxic and misogynistic, though they are …read more
Source:: The Hollywood Gossip