Jinger Confirms Jim Bob Duggar Forced Her To Wear A Mask

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Former Counting On star Jinger Vuolo has confirmed that her father Jim Bob Duggar forced her to wear a mask growing up. In her new book, Becoming Free Indeed, the Duggar daughter opens up about her childhood, her family’s religious beliefs, and more. So, what did she reveal about her father forcing her to mask? Keep reading for all of the details.

Jinger Vuolo confirms Jim Bob Duggar forced her to mask.

On InstagramKatie Joy of Without a Crystal Ball has shared several new posts about Jinger’s book. As she’s read through the book, she’s found interesting details to share with Duggar fans and critics. In one part of Becoming Free Indeed, Jinger talks about being afraid that she might not say what she was expected to. Katie Joy describes these as “scripts” and says that Jinger had to be “robotic.”

Jinger admits that she didn’t want to embarrass her family by saying or doing the wrong thing. She also wasn’t supposed to show her true emotions.

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Jinger Vuolo – Jim Bob Duggar – Instagram

In her book, Jinger is speaking out against her family’s religion, the Institute of Basic Life Principles (IBLP). She specifically calls out Bill Gothard, the founder of the IBLP who has since stepped down. But readers feel that Jinger is also exposing her parents, who raised her in the religion. And because Jim Bob Duggar is the head of the household, fans believe he’s responsible for Jinger having to mask like this.

How did this affect Jinger Vuolo long term?

Also in her post, Katie Joy mentioned that Jim Bob Duggar forcing Jinger to mask had lasting effects. She explained, “She described her emotional immaturity, lack of exposure to the real world, and expose to different people as key stumbling blocks in her adult life.”

Recently, Jinger opened up about the benefits of living in Los Angeles. She’s glad her daughters can meet so many different people of a variety of backgrounds and cultures. Now that Jinger has broken free, it sounds like she’s learning how to be herself. However, it’s not an easy journey. It looks like some of her siblings might be following in her footsteps too.

Below, you can check out Katie Joy’s post about Jinger being forced to mask to see what else she had to say.


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So, does it shock you that Jim Bob Duggar forced Jinger Vuolo to wear a mask growing up? Have you read Becoming Free Indeed, or are you planning to? Share your thoughts in the comments section below, and come back to TV Shows Ace for more news about the Duggar family.

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