Fans Livid As Josh Duggar Sentencing Delayed By Judge

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As we reported, Josh Duggar was attempting to have his sentencing delayed from April 5. Now, the judge has officially pushed it back. So, when will the former TLC star learn his fate?

In case you missed the news, the former 19 Kids & Counting star was arrested in the spring of 2021. He was arrested for receiving and possessing child pornography. He went to trial in November and was found guilty in early December. Now, he’s waiting to be sentenced and is facing decades behind bars, plus fines.

In the meantime, Josh is being held at the Washington County detention center, which is located in Arkansas. When he’s sentenced, he will be locked up in a federal prison facility. These facilities are not located in Arkansas.

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Josh Duggar’s sentencing is delayed.

Josh Duggar’s sentencing has been pushed back to May 25. So, he now has an additional seven weeks before he learns his fate.

When his legal team filed the motion for an extension, they stated, “Defendant Joshua James Duggar, by and through undersigned counsel, respectfully requests that this Court continue the sentencing hearing in this case by approximately 30 days.”

The legal team noted that COVID precautions in the Washington County prisons conflicted with their necessary meetings with Josh.

Fans freak out over this news.

As the news broke on Thursday, March 24, fans and critics of the Duggar family shared their thoughts on the situation. One Instagram user, Without a Crystal Ballposted about the delayed sentencing and got quite a big reaction from fans. Here’s what some of them are saying:

  • “UNBELIEVABLE 🤯🤯”
  • “😮 but not surprised. Angry but not surprised.”
  • “This has me really annoyed!😠”
  • “This is so ridiculous.”
  • “That’s some BS right there!!”
  • “This is disturbing.”

While people are upset that Josh Duggar’s sentencing is delayed, they are glad to see that he’s locked up in the meantime. Fans are hopeful that Josh will spend a long time behind bars so his family stays safe.

We will have to wait until May 25 to see how long Josh will actually spend in prison. Regardless of what happens, fans are glad he got caught and that he will have to pay the price for his disturbing crimes.

So, how do you feel about Josh Duggar’s sentencing being delayed? Can you believe that this has been made official? Share your thoughts in the comments section below. For more news about the Duggar family, come back to TV Shows Ace.

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1 Comment

  1. Money talks molesters walk. System to lenient on pedophilia in my opinion. He needs to spend the rest of his life behind bars. He was and is one of the worst of worst. Torture of babies for his own sexual gratification. Whether viewing or participating still sick mind that is hard to rehabilitate. If he molested sisters others out there. They just won’t rat him out including his brothers.

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