A few months after Josh Duggar, the eldest of the 19 Kids and Counting, publicly admitted to molesting his younger sisters as a teen, his younger brother, Josiah, 18, has officially broken off his courtship with 17-year-old Marjorie Jackson. They’d been dating, with an eye toward marriage, since April, People reports.
If you watch the TLC show 19 Kids and Counting starring confirmed child molester Josh Duggar, chances are you’re familiar with the Bates family. From their frequent appearances on the show since 2009, to a 2012 TLC special entitled “The Bates Family: And Baby Makes 19,” to a now-canceled 2012 TLC show United Bates of America, to the new ratings success Bringing Up Bates on “family-oriented” network UPtv, Gil and Kelly Bates have never been shy about their friendship with the Duggars.
Josh Duggar, the eldest child of the 19 Kids and Counting celebrity-evangelical clan, admitted Thursday that when he was a teenager he molested several underage girls, including some of his sisters. His admission was shocking to many—but not to all: Plenty of people have known about Josh’s abuse for years, including Oprah, Duggar friends and church members, the Springdale police, and a large number of Duggar obsessives online.
Jim Bob and Michelle Duggar, the nation's most blessed breeders and stars of TLC's 19 Kids and Counting, want you to know it's important to make time for romance in your relationship. WWJD on Valentine's Day? Who cares! WWTDD? The Duggars would fuck. They would skip House of Cards, roll up Michelle's giant denim skirt, and they'd do it all night long in their giant Arkansas dormitory.
Discovery Communications announced on Thursday they're changing the name of the Military Channel to the American Heroes Channel because "true heroism isn't reserved solely for the military." By introducing more "narrative-style documentary programming," the network will quickly transition into TLC for men.
Plan on never unhearing what you're about to hear about the Vanderbilts and their love of tongue play; if geriatric oral sex isn't your thing, TLC's new sex-focused reality series makes Kim Kardashian look like Jennifer Lawrence; Hollywood has joined the NFL in disenfranchising Native Americans for a quick profit; and a quarter million people who you never knew even watched Duck Dynasty now want Phil Robertson back.
Nicolas Cage is doing a European press tour for The Frozen Ground and a personal press tour for Normalcy. Sources overseas are reporting that Cage is telling people he’s just a “pretty boring guy” who is now living a “very simple life” in the very simple town of Las Vegas. According to BBC News, he’s only spent six months or so of his life “dabbling” in drugs. “I didn’t have like a real problem,” says Cage and also everyone who has ever dabbled.