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Pressure on TLC to cancel shows after Josh Duggar child porn charges

Viewers are counting on TLC to cancel the Duggars’ present after Josh Duggar’s April 29 arrest for possessing child pornography.

A Change.org petition that requires the community answerable for airing “Counting On” to cancel the fact present has been signed by almost 7,000 as of Thursday. Viewers are demanding that TLC cancel the fact present and pull all Duggar household programming from its web site and streaming platforms.

“The Duggar household ought to now not have a platform,” the petition reads. “This household ought to now not be allowed to acquire cash from streaming providers and tv sequence. Sufficient is sufficient. Too many individuals have been harmed.”

The backlash comes after Duggar, 33, pleaded not responsible within the child pornography case and was launched from jail on bail.

TLC didn’t instantly reply to The Submit’s request for remark.

The eldest Duggar has not appeared on any TLC program since 2015 when followers realized that he had allegedly molested 5 minors — together with 4 of his youthful sisters — when he was a teen. He was by no means charged over these accusations.

The scandal rocked the community, forcing it to cancel the present, then referred to as “19 Children and Counting.” The sequence was then changed by a derivative, “Counting On.”

Josh Duggar allegedly had at least 65 images of child porn and a video on his computer.
Josh Duggar allegedly had at the very least 65 photographs of child porn and a video on his pc.
Washington County Sheriff’s Workplace

Since information of Josh’s arrest surfaced, followers have taken to social media asking the community to take away all Duggar programming that the infamously massive household financially advantages from, many utilizing the hashtag #BoycottTLC.

“The truth that @tlc is holding @duggarfam on the air after Josh Duggar was charged with possessing 200 images of CP is simply HORRIFYING. #boycottTLC,” wrote one Twitter person.

On Wednesday, Duggar was granted bail and will likely be positioned within the house of a third-party custodian — a household he is aware of by his church. The disgraced father of six will reportedly keep in a self-contained area on the custodian’s property, and won’t be allowed to use the web, drink, use medication or deal with weapons. He’s, nevertheless, allowed to see his kids if his spouse, Anna, is current, and he can go away the house for work and church.

Homeland Safety revealed earlier this week that Duggar allegedly had at the very least 65 photographs of child porn and a video on his pc. A program that was supposed to alert his spouse when he considered X-rated materials was additionally discovered. Among the inappropriate and sick images that have been discovered have been “within the prime 5 of the worst of the worst that I’ve ever had to study,” Homeland Safety particular agent Gerald Faulkner stated throughout Duggar’s detention listening to in Arkansas.

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