Not too long after Josh Duggar and his parents spoke out about the molestation, 2016 Republican presidential candidate Mike Huckabe proved he is still standing by his longtime friends.
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Early on Friday, the 59-year-old made the lengthy statement on Facebook about his continued support of the Duggars.
Janet and I want to affirm our support for the Duggar family. Josh’s actions when he was an underage teen are as he…
Posted by Mike Huckabee on Friday, 22 May 2015
Well, there you have it.
While the 27-year-old is getting support from some people and his family, others like Montel Williams are making harsh comments against the reality TV star.
Either way, this is not boding well for the entire reality TV brood.
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Mama June must be THRILLED about this development!!
In a not so surprising twist, TLC has pulled 19 Kids & Counting from its line up after the internet exploded with outrage over Josh Duggar's molestation confession.
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Though some staunch fans still support the scandalized family, the general consensus is that the show should be OFF the air. The cry for its removal became even more intense when the network decided to air a marathon featuring Josh in a positive light.
As of now, TLC's website shows no evidence of the series in its upcoming programming, which is NOT a good sign. While the network hasn't made an "official" decision about the show's fate, it's obvious they're headed in a certain direction…
Check out a shot TLC's current scheduling (below)!
In another disturbing turn of events surrounding Josh Duggar's scandal — it seems the 19 Kids and Counting patriarch, Jim Bob Duggar waited more than a year to report his son's confessed molestation of several girls — including his own sisters.
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Reportedly, the reality star confided in his church elders for guidance some time after the incidences occurred. However, he apparently waited three more months to report Josh's actions after talking with them.
Jim Bob shared with the police:
"[That] several members of their church were aware of the situation and had been supportive of the family."
Kelly Rutherford's bitter international custody battle continues!
Earlier this week, the 46-year-old Gossip Girl actress petitioned the White House to get custody of her two kids — son Hermes, 8 and daughter Helena, 5.
They live full-time with Kelly's ex-husband Daniel Giersch in France. Kelly claims losing their six-year-long custody battle bankrupted her.
Thanks to support from celebrity friends like Kim Kardashian and former costar Ed Westwick, Kelly well-surpassed her 100,000 signature goal for the petition, which requests the Obama administration bring her children back to the U.S.
Daniel's lawyer released a statement Thursday, saying Kelly's media campaign is dangerous: