TLC is taking a lot of heat. The network is facing furious backlash in the wake of Josh Duggar’s arrest for possession of child explicit content. As a matter of fact, a lot of fans and critics alike can’t help but wonder why the network hasn’t pulled the plug on all of the Duggar reality television shows, especially knowing that the Duggars’ TLC paychecks might be bankrolling Josh Duggar’s legal defense. Here’s what you need to know.
TLC Facing Backlash: Fans Call For All Reality Shows To Be Canceled
As many fans know by now, Josh Duggar was arrested on charges of receiving and possessing child sexual abuse images. Now social media users are calling for TLC to cancel the 19 Kids & Counting spin-off show, Counting On. Even though the show focuses on the older Duggar kids, parents Jim Bob and Michelle Duggar are featured prominently in the series. A lot of people are worried that Jim Bob might be using his money from the show to pay for his son’s defense team.
According to new reports, a new Change.org petition to delete all of the Duggar shows has garnered more than 6,000 signatures and counting. Some comments from upset fans and critics have included, “What is wrong with TLC? Everyone just needs to quit watching their shows. Jim Bob is just as bad,” along with, “TLC used to be The Learning Channel. Now it stands for Totally Lacking Conscience. Horrible family! Parents covering for their disgusting son. They shouldn’t be on TV.”
Another critic added, “Cancel them all and put the money in a fund for the therapy those children will need later in life. TLC has many shows that are questionable. The channel needs to disappear.”
Josh Duggar Faces 20 Years Behind Bars
Meanwhile, reports say that Josh Duggar is now out on bail and living with a friend since he is not allowed to go home. Yet, he is still allowed to see his six children as long as his pregnant wife Anna Duggar is present. If found guilty, Josh Duggar is looking at a minimum of 20 years behind bars. We will definitely update you with all of the latest details as they come in.
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