Jason Duggar is one of the few members of the family to comment on Josh’s recent sentencing. He made a statement on Thursday, May 26, just one day after attending his brother’s sentencing hearing. Based on what he wrote, however, fans are speculating that his statement has Jim Bob Duggar fuming.
So, what did Jason write, and how do fans think Jim Bob reacted to it?
On Wednesday, May 25, Jason attended Josh’s sentencing hearing. His sister, Joy-Anna Forsyth, and brother James Duggar were spotted with him in the courtroom. They watched and listened as their eldest brother was sentenced to 151 months (12.5 years) behind bars for his child pornography crime.
Jason Duggar shares his thoughts on Josh’s sentencing.
On Thursday, Jason Duggar took the time to write a statement on his brother’s sentencing. He posted it to his Instagram stories for his many followers to read. You can read the full statement below.
He wrote that he feels the sentence is “fair” and that his brother’s actions have impacted the entire family. He closed his statement by writing, “My prayer is that God will use this circumstance to truly humble him and bring about a true change in his life!”
Fans think Jim Bob is fuming over the statement.
On Reddit, Duggar fans and critics are talking about the most recent statement to come out. And they feel that it was very bold of Jason to say these things. Many agree that his statement probably has Jim Bob feeling pretty angry.
Someone says, “Ohhhhhh I imagine Jim Bob just seething as he reads these.”
Another Reddit user points out that Jason Duggar seems to have a different opinion on Josh’s actions. Sources have come out and said that Anna and Jim Bob Duggar believe Josh is being framed or that he’s innocent.
But Jason seems to have accepted that Josh is guilty. A Reddit user points out, “He’s going off script and clearly not afraid of Daddy Dearest.”
So far, of the kids who live under Jim Bob and Michelle’s roof, Jason is the only one to issue a statement. Jill and Derick Dillard also shared a statement.
So, do you agree that Jim Bob is probably unhappy with the statement Jason made? What do you think of Jason Duggar’s words? Tell us in the comments section below. And for more news about the Duggar family, come back to TV Shows Ace.
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