The Duggar family was rocked by Josh Duggar’s molestation scandal going public, and Jill and Jessa Duggar are trying to pick up the pieces of their lives. In the first promo for their special ‘Jill & Jessa: Counting On,’ Jill cries over all that’s happened. Click to WATCH!
Jill, 24, and Jessa Duggar, 22, are moving on with their lives in the midst of older brother Josh Duggar’s ongoing scandal. The first promo for their special Jill & Jessa: Counting On has been released, and their lives are anything but simple anymore. Jill breaks down over Josh, and the girls admit they were “hurt and angry” over everything Josh has done.
Both Jessa and Jill were looking forward to “joyful times” in their lives when they were shocked to their core when Josh’s molestation scandal was shared with the world. “The whole world was shocked,” Jessa says in the promo.
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Jessa and Jill admitted to being one of the young girls Josh molested when he was a teenager, but they were probably never expecting the news to become exposed like it was.
“We were devastated. We couldn’t believe it. You have to wonder, how did this happen?” Jessa continues.
Jill cries over Josh and the scandal that nearly destroyed their family. “You’re angry and hurt and like all of the emotions mixed together. I cry a lot of tears and still do. I know I’m hurting,” Jill says.
In the wake of the molestation scandal, 19 Kids & Counting was cancelled by TLC. Josh also confessed to cheating on wife Anna Duggar and having an addiction to porn. He is currently in a faith-based rehab center, and his marriage to Anna is still up in the air.
However, despite everything, the girls are looking forward to “exciting milestones ahead.” Jessa and Ben Seewald are expecting her first child any day now, and Jill and husband Derick Dillard welcomed a baby boy back in April 2015. “We will come out of this fire stronger as a family unit,” Jill says.
The three-part Jill & Jessa: Counting On special will premiere in December on TLC.
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— Avery Thompson