Jim Bob & Michelle Duggar Break Silence On Jill’s Payment Claims

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Former TLC stars Jim Bob and Michelle Duggar have broken their silence on the claims their daughter, Jill Dillard, has made about her payment on their shows. The Duggar daughter has been speaking out and even released a new memoir, detailing her experience. What do her parents have to say about her claims? Keep reading for all of the details.

Jill Duggar Dillard reveals how much money she made from their TLC shows.

Ahead of the release of her new book, Counting the Cost, Jill revealed how much money she earned in her nearly 10 years on her parents’ TLC shows. She was on both 19 Kids & Counting and Counting On. She claimed that Jim Bob and Michelle Duggar were paid and expected to divvy up the money among their kids.

However, according to Jill, they didn’t pay their 19 children. Upon seeking legal help, Jill was able to get a $175,000 check from her father but estimates her parents earned around $8 million for the shows.

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On Tuesday, September 12, on the day of her book release, Jill and Derick Dillard appeared on Good Morning America. On the show, they talked about the book and several important topics pertaining to her family.

Below, you can watch a clip of Jill and Derick’s interview on Good Morning America on Tuesday. In her interview, Jill explained how the spin-off was titled Jill and Jessa Counting On. Despite this, she felt she was underpaid, especially because her wedding, kids’ births, and more were featured.

Jim Bob & Michelle Duggar break their silence on these claims.

In an exclusive statement to Good Morning AmericaJim Bob and Michelle Duggar broke their silence on Jill Dillard’s payment claims. The couple said, “We’ve aimed to deal honorably with our children, our finances, and our other endeavors. While imperfect, it is our intent and desire to live a life that honors Christ.”

You can read their full statement below, which was shown on GMA on Tuesday morning.

Jim Bob and Michelle Duggar's statement - Good Morning America
Jim Bob and Michelle Duggar’s statement – Good Morning America

This statement comes shortly after they broke their silence on Jill’s book. Fans are eager to see what else the Duggar parents say about Jill’s book and her claims. Fans believe Jessa Seewald is already trying to deflect from Jill’s book.

So, does it shock you that Jim Bob and Michelle Duggar broke their silence on this topic? What do you think of their statement? Sound off in the comments section below, and come back to TV Shows Ace for more news about the Duggar family. Jill Dillard’s book, Counting the Cost, was released on Tuesday, September 12.

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