Tuesday, February 9, 2016

Lawsuit Against Josh Duggar Dismissed

Josh and Anna Duggar in 2013
We have received a number of questions from readers regarding the lawsuit filed against Josh Duggar last year by a woman (the "Plaintiff") who claimed to have been assaulted by him and requested $500,000 in damages.

The details of the lawsuit are not family-friendly, so we will not be posting them to our blog, nor do we encourage our readers to research the matter.

In late January, the Plaintiff requested that the case by withdrawn "without prejudice," as she wanted to have the option to file a new complaint based on the same occurrences. Josh and his attorney refused the offer.

On Friday, both parties signed to allow the case to be dismissed "with prejudice," which means the Plaintiff cannot file another complaint based on the same occurrences. Likewise, Josh agreed not to request the Court to rule that the allegations made against him were false.

Photo courtesy of TLC

Monday, February 8, 2016

Duggars: 'Be UNCOMMEN'

UNCOMMEN is a movement that "exists to encourage men to be better leaders, husbands, and dads by equipping individuals and organizations with inspiring educational resources."

Jim Bob and Michelle Duggar support UNCOMMEN and recently filmed a video clip promoting the organization's mission. Watch the finished product and bloopers below.

For more information, visit UNCOMMEN.org, or download the UNCOMMEN app on the Apple App Store or Goggle Play.

Jim Bob and Michelle Duggar Promo (Best Take)

Blooper #1

Blooper #2

Blooper #3

Blooper #4

Blooper #5

Videos courtesy UNCOMMEN.org

Saturday, February 6, 2016

Duggars Returning to Reality TV?

There are rumors floating around that the Duggar family is returning to reality TV, as a few individuals claim to have seen them filming around Northwest Arkansas.

We know that fans are eager to see this super-sized clan reclaim its place in the TLC lineup, but we want to encourage everyone to proceed with caution when reading the tabloids. While some of what they report is fact, they have been proven in the past to have started many untrue (and also hurtful) rumors about Jim Bob and Michelle Duggar and their 19 children.

As of right now, there has been no official, public word from either TLC or the Duggar family regarding the possibility of a new show. Rest assured that if and when an announcement is made, we will share all the details. Meanwhile, we will continue to post the latest Duggar news and updates.

Photo courtesy duggarfamily.com

Thursday, February 4, 2016

New Pics of Spurgeon Seewald

Jessa and Ben Seewald are gearing up to celebrate Spurgeon Seewald's three-month milestone tomorrow! Here are a handful of pictures that we just have to share with you. (The cuteness factor is through the roof.)

 Spurgeon Elliot Seewald

 Spurgeon Seewald

 Jessa Seewald and Spurgeon Seewald

And here's a video of Ben singing to his son. (Most readers find that these types of videos work best on a laptop or desktop computer, rather than on a smartphone or tablet.)


Photos and video courtesy of theseewaldfamily.com

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

Watch Jana Duggar on TV

Jana Duggar and Michael Bates

Who gives this woman to be married to this man? "Her mother and I and her 18 siblings." (Gil Bates)

Michael and Brandon's wedding episode premieres tomorrow on UP TV! (Visit our Bates Family Blog to watch the promo video.) Jana Duggar, the only bridesmaid who is not a family member, will make multiple appearances on the show, as will other members of the Duggar family. (Click here to view wedding party photos.)

Bringing Up Bates "Wedding Bliss and a First Kiss" starts tomorrow at 9pm ET/8pm CT on UP. If you can't tune in, visit our Bates Family Blog after the show for a recap.

Jana Duggar touches up Michael's makeup before the wedding ceremony

Photos courtesy of UP