TLC cable network announced the cancellation of its reality show, Count onThe trial of the family’s non-starring relative Josh Duggar (Josh Duggar) who appeared on the show for child pornography was postponed until after November.
“TLC will not produce additional seasons Count on,” the network announced in a statement released on Tuesday. “TLC believes that it is important to give the Duggar family a chance to resolve their situation privately. “
Josh Duggar’s trial was originally scheduled for July 6. It is now set for November 30th.He didn’t show up Count onAccording to reports, his wife, Anna Duggar (Anna Duggar) and their six children did appear on the show. species.
Count on Is a derivative product of TLC 19 kids and counting, The reality show of the Dag family aired from September 2008 to May 2015. Count on Follow the older Dag children in the original show.
U.S. Marshals arrested Josh Dag On Thursday, April 29, accused of receiving and possessing materials describing the sexual abuse of children (including young children). A Federal Homeland Security agent stated that the images were downloaded in 2019 by a computer at a Josh Duggar car dealership.
According to the Associated Press, during a court hearing, Josh Duggar’s wife said that a program installed on his computer would periodically send her reports about his Internet activities. However, the authorities stated that this computer also had additional software installed that would allow him to download child pornography without detecting his activity and reporting it to his wife.
Josh Duggar means “not guilty.” His lawyer has promised to defend his case “actively and thoroughly”. If convicted, Josh Duggar will face up to 40 years in prison.
Count on It was the second Duggar family reality show that was cancelled due to sexual crime charges against Josh Duggar. TLC cancelled the first one, 19 kids and counting, July 16, 2015. Nearly two months after the unearthed 2006 police report showed that Josh Duggar molested five underage girls (including his four sisters), the cancellation occurred.
His parents confirmed that the sexual harassment had occurred and he had confessed to them. Josh Duggar was never charged with criminal charges because the statute of limitations had expired when the police learned of the harassment.
TLC deleted all replays of the show from its network on May 22, 2015. On the same day, TLC issued a statement saying: “We are deeply saddened and troubled by this heartbreaking situation. Our thoughts and prayers are with our families and victims in this difficult time.
After the alleged sexual harassment broke out, Josh Duggar quit his job as a lobbyist for the Family Research Council, an anti-LGBTQ “family values” organization.
In May 2015, Josh Duggar mentioned these allegations in a public statement: “Twelve years ago, as a young teenager, my behavior was unforgivable. I am deeply sorry and I am deeply sorry. I hurt others, including my family and close friends.”
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