Not going to watch it because it should be a PRIVATE message between family members. Anything else is self-promotion.
I know. I have no desire to watch the Duggar messages. It's worse than reading someone else's birthday cards. If they wanted to have them "out there" so family members could see them, then just e-mail a private link to those people. Putting these videos online all the time is just more advertising for themselves.
Sorry, I don't agree. It's just like posting a birthday message on facebook and saying why you like the person. It's honoring the person whose birthday it is. I doubt very much they're trying to advertise for themselves. They all have enough being said about them already and I don't think they're trying to get any more publicity.
Of course they want more publicity. They hired a co. and you have to go thru a co. to hire the Duggars. It's all about promoting because that leads to more shows.
When will Jill and Deric be back on T.V? Also Ben and Janna? Loved that show!!
You mean Jill and Derick and Ben and Jessa... and I don't know... sorry.
Do you mean Ben and Jessa?
Anybody else think Jill looks like a much younger Melissa Gilbert (aka Laura Ingalls)??? I think there's a pretty strong resemblance.
Yes! I agree! I've thought that for a while. They have the same color/type of hair too
Derick looks different every time I see him.
I think he is getting too thin, do you?
What was that? I don't believe Derek..his facial expressions when Jill was speaking, his hairdo, his demeanor in general. They really need to address these obvious changes in him..if his surgery was botched up and he's taking prescription pain medication ongoingly, he needs to so state. Rumors about him are circulating, which aren't flattering, so he does need to share with those who notice such a drastic change in him...Jill, also has aged 10 years since they married...so sad.
Derick looks better than he did with that ugly mass of a beard; he's just gone retro with his hairstyle. It seems to me that maybe he was making faces at his son who was off camera. But I will say that Jill was not making sincere smiles; you could tell by her eyes. She just looked tired and was making the effort for her Grandmother. I imagine it is difficult at times not having the family support close to her as she was accustomed to before she left home. Even if there is only one child, sometimes a mother just needs time for herself, to recharge. This is just what it looks like to me. Jill and Derick really didn't have much time together as a couple before they had Israel.
Derek does not "need" to say anything. His health, oral surgery and any medications he may or may not be taking are private matters. If he chooses to share them he can, but we are not entitled to know.
Maybe Derek does not agree with the need of the Duggars to stay in the spotlight
Although I don't like criticizing this wonderful family, I am somewhat worried too. But I just want to say that actually no statements need to be made. They are public figures, but they do have a right to keep some areas of their life private, as hard as that is for all of us fans who want to know every detail. :-D And I don't think Jill has aged, and if she seems different it may be because she was sick recently. I don't think it's easy to stay healthy down there. None of it is easy, I'm guessing. They are both truly making a sacrifice.
@Annonymous 5:50 pm. I respectfully disagree with you. I understand your point of view, but this is a family that has publicized absolutely everything from giving birth on TV to asking for donations for their ministry--only to then fly first class back and forth for parties. Derick is clearly a changed man, and it is not from jaw surgery of nearly a year ago. I think many are questioning who is the real Derick? Did he come on the scene in disguise so to speak? Was the Derick who courted Jill an imposter seeing if he could cash in on the Duggar fame by marrying into the family? Or..has he started participating in the local drug culture, which is what appears to be the case. Now I know many on here will use all capitals in response to my statement to yell at me on the blog, but the reality is if it walks and talks like a duck--it's a duck. If he were anyone besides "Derick Dillard" they would not question that observation. So..yes..I do believe they owe their fan base an explanation.
Derick does not look healthy or " messy".... or he looks like a rebellious teenager... And Jill just does not what to say.... She means well tho - lovely girl.
Derick looks scary. He would so much look better with a haircut. Yes, I understand about the surgery. Yes, I can appreciate what he's been going through with that. Yes, I know he's not healed yet. Yes, I know it's hard to talk with braces on or if your mouth is uncomfortable. But none of those have anything to do with the fact that his hair has not had a proper cut in ages. What about those "locals" with the gifted clippers who are learning to cut hair? There you go - he could sacrifice his hair for them to practice on!
Oh my goodness. I do adore the Duggars and get upset with the critics. But this clip seems so off. Derek used to be articulate, energetic, and expressive. I couldn't understand him at all. And Jill wasn't up to speed. It's like someone told her to share a special Grandma Duggar memory, and the best she could do out of all the possibilities was, "I remember how you used to read us Brer Rabbit stories." People who are worried for them are justified where this clip is concerned.
Derick doesn't look like he feels okay. Hope he is well.
Derrick has let himself go recently...is it because he is in a 3rd world country and doesn't feel the need to get dressed up or clean shaven?? I remember when he was courting Jill he was a lot more groomed.
Shhh Derrick! Don't interrupt!
Jill was rightfully and obviously angry at Derick when he so rudely interrupted her. He literally cut her off mid-sentence. Is he trying to exert male dominance? Is he trying to keep Jill in her place so to speak? Quite frankly Derick came across as a real jerk.
Wow, it's so sad how bad Derick is looking these days.
Living in Central America has sure taking a toll on Jill and Derick they don't look in their 20's they look like they should be in their 30's.
Again with these videos... Eye roll. I guess nothing is sacred anymore :/
is something wrong with Jill and derrick? they both do not look right to me? derrick mouth looks like who ever did the dental work messed up big time? the sadness in Jill eyes looks like she is ready to cry all the time? seems like they are having some issues?
Derick should have Ellie Mr.Handsome fix his teeth.I think Derick took Jill down to Central America to get away from Josh.Also did you notice Anna never went down to see Jill. I think Jill is thinkg to stay away from Anna &Josh. I also think Derick does want Anna &Josh around Isresl.
I guess Derick has forgotten his manners. He completely interrupted Jill--literally mid-sentence. I guess rudeness is going along with the disheveled , hippe new persona called Derick Dillard.
I found this hard to watch- for Jill's sake. She was happily speaking of herlove for Grandma and Derek comepletley cut her off. You can see the disappointment on her face and downcast eyes.At first I thought he was great for Jill but now I'm wondering if he took her away on mission work so he could be the real Derek. It didn't seem he was interested in blue collar working preferring his Nepal look. I fear for her.
Let me add that perhaps the Duggar family realizes Jill needs support and that's why they keep traveling there.
Poor Jill. She wasn't even allowed to finish her sentence wishing her grandmother a happy birthday.
For the NUMEROUS amount of people who say Derick so rudely interrupted Jill -- look back through their shows and you will see one of my pet peeves concerning Jill and Derick -- Jill constantly interrupts Derick! She acted like he couldn't complete a sentice or a thought on his own! Funny people notice this now since Jill interrupting Derick has been going on for years. I guess I'm the only one who noticed Jill's rude behavior a long time ago! Now about Dericks appearance. He looks perfectly fine to me. Leave looks out of the discussion. Maybe he wouldn't like the length of your hair! Stop judging this man by his looks! Its wrong! Even pretend pictures of Jesus shows a man with long hair and a beard! Big deal! Its what's inside that matters...leave Dericks looks alone!
@Annonymous 5:15. So what you are saying is because Jill used to interrupt Derick it is now its Derick's turn to be rude and interrupt Jill?? Well that sure builds peace and harmony in a marriage!
Jill used to interrupt Derick all the time. Remember?
What ever happened to two wrongs don't make a right? Oh yeah...I was raised with manners.
Why is everyone puttiing Derick down for interrupting Jill? Hasn't she done that to him time and time again since they were first interviewed on the show? She has been put down for it constantly, maybe he's letting her know how that feels to be constantly interrupted and "having to explain what Derick meant to say?" Yes, Derick's appearance and demeanor is a drastic change since we first met him. Something is going on with him and Jill has aged 15 years since. His appearance puts him in line with a derelict, sorry to say so, but it's apparent and can't be denied even by their fan followers..The Dillards should address this physical and emotional change in Derick. Not criticizing them, but stating an obvious notice and concern. They can't have it their way all the time and only " print, read and accept the good"....address all that is obvious.
I think Derricks over all appearance is looking much better. I even think his boyish, long hair style makes him look younger. Skateboarder look. I am glad he cut that bush off his face. However, I do feel bad for his jaw surgery. I hope he gets back and gets a second opinion and maybe another surgeon can fix it. It looks difficult to talk, let alone eat! Jill looks pretty as always!
Wow, Derick was so incredibly rude in this video.
When is Jill and Derick going back to the states and is Jill going to have baby ?
Imagine if another young man like this showed up at the Duggar's door today and said hi, I'm here to take one of your daughters thousands of miles away...
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