June 24, 2019
By Jenny Erikson
Well, this is upsetting. A former member of the Duggar family’s church in the early 2000s has come forward with disturbing details about how the family allegedly handled Josh Duggar’s molestation scandal when he was a teenager, and they’re pretty horrifying. In 2015, a police report was uncovered that revealed that Jim Bob and Michelle Duggar’s eldest child had allegedly molested four of his younger sisters and an underage family friend when he was a young teen.
A source told Radar Online that Jim Bob and Michelle tried to “hide” the scandal.
The insider, who claims to have been a part of the church that met in the Duggar’s home in the early 2000s, told the site that the family tried to cover up that Josh had confessed to molesting five young girls. The source explained, “Older men within the church immediately jumped in to help Jim Bob hide everything as much as possible. They all tried to hire lawyers to keep Josh’s touching of younger girls under wraps.”
The church members were allegedly told to keep quiet, and Jim Bob and Michelle reportedly tried “desperately” to “make sure no one ever heard about this.”
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