Deanna Duggar has surprisingly damaged her silence on the conviction of her nephew — going towards her brother Jim Bobs code of silence. As we reported, Josh Duggar was sentenced to 12.5 years in jail for his disgusting crimes of receiving and possessing little one pornography.
Josh’s aunt was left in the dead of night about quite a lot of his disturbing endeavors, claiming that she had no concept what was occurring till it was too late. In a brand new interview with The Sun, she mentioned:
I used to be very shocked about every little thing that has occurred. I used to be informed some various things. It’s a very difficult scenario whenever you’re informed one factor and one thing else occurs.
So, was her brother mendacity to her, too?? It positive appears that manner! He doesnt appear to have a problem with mendacity to maintain his picture clear, contemplating he lied on the stands of his sons trial.
The 60-year-old went on to say that she solely knew of the incident when she noticed it on the native information. She made the error of calling a member of the family to ask what was occurring — unsurprisingly, the decision simply ended in additional lies. Not solely did the member of the family she contacted say that Homeland Security simply stopped by (as in the event that they had been there to crack open a chilly beer with their previous buddy Josh), they claimed the kid porn discovered on his laptop computer was downloaded by an ex-con. What?! Why would an unnamed ex-con even have entry to his laptop?! She recalled:
I used to be watching our native information and we heard that homeland safety stopped by Joshs automobile lot. I referred to as one of many members of the family and I requested if it was true they usually mentioned, No, they simply stopped by. Homeland Security doesn’t simply cease by. I attempted to make sense of it. What on the planet is happening? I used to be informed it was an ex-con [who downloaded the child pornography]. I stored attempting to determine it out. They had an excessive amount of proof towards my nephew. It breaks my coronary heart as a result of I don’t perceive his pondering.
Thankfully most individuals don’t perceive the pondering of somebody into little one porn.
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Deanna appears to suppose the sentence for her nephew was justified, as a result of she admitted that she — just like the jury and us and principally everybody following the case whose identify isn’t Duggar — believes hes responsible:
I believe he’s responsible. I believe he ought to get some assist to actually discover out what’s going on. Find out what triggered all this and get the psychological assist he wants.
No doubt he has severe points! He molested 5 ladies, one among which was 4 years previous!
She additionally received candid about her familys psychological well being wrestle, stating that genetics is perhaps at play:
My father had severe psychological points. It might’ve been handed all the way down to Josh. I have no idea.
The former 19 Kids And Counting star went on to say that she hasnt spoken to her brother or his spouse, Michelle Duggar, since Joshs arrest. She was requested if she thinks the connection will ever be mended, and her response didn’t sound very hopeful:
I would like everybody to get alongside. We’ll need to see on that one. I don’t know.
Should she actually wish to get together with them if their actuality TV profession is extra essential to them than the security of harmless youngsters? Lets hope she doesnt find yourself caught within the crossfire for talking out towards her household, everyone knows how Jim Bob is about that public picture!