The Duggar family is in crisis, according to several sources. With a canceled reality show and Josh Duggar’s lawsuit coming soon, family critics are returning to examine all the things that no longer fit the oversized family. Josh and Anna Duggar’s marriage, in particular, is a source of interest. Watching their wedding televised through a 2021 goal reveals some truly uncomfortable moments. Do you remember those three cringe-worthy moments of the 19 children and count episode that covered their 2008 nuptials?
Josh Duggar’s song of purity remains the highlight of Josh and Anna’s wedding
Long before any information about Josh’s behavior became known to the world, he married Anna. The 2008 wedding was the most economical event hosted by the Duggar family. While there are many opinions about the event, critics of the Duggar family universally despise Josh’s song to Anna at the ceremony.
“The Loyalty Song” is particularly newsworthy now that followers of the family are aware of Josh’s behaviors. Reddit users point out that the words “I’ll do my best to be faithful and true” smacks of irony. In 2015, Josh was caught cheating on his wife shortly after In Touch revealed he assaulted several of his teenage siblings. In 2021, Federal Marshals arrested Josh on two charges of child pornography.
Have multiple Duggars and Kellers so that the bridesmaid dresses are not suitable for family followers
While many families in the island social circle of the Duggars know how to sew, most expect teens to essentially make complete, complicated clothes. The Duggar family and the Kellers didn’t seem to see a problem in 2008, however. An episode of 19 children and count Jana even helped make bridesmaid dresses for Josh and Anna’s wedding.
The dresses have gone well, but the teenage girls who create their own bridesmaid dresses are feeling a bit exploitative. Subsequent marriages offered at least some respite for Jana. Instead of sewing dresses together from one pattern, she was often tasked with modifying pre-purchased dresses to suit the strict standards of modesty in the family. While still not that great, it wasn’t as disturbing as watching a then teenage slave Jana walk away from a sewing machine for Josh and Anna’s big wedding party.
Amy Duggar offering kissing advice to Josh Duggar makes Duggar family followers squirm
While critics of the Duggar family largely agree that Josh and Anna’s marriage was uncomfortable from start to finish, some of its most defining moments came before the big day. For example, Amy Duggar discussing Josh and Anna’s first kiss with Josh during the wedding rehearsal and offering some kissing advice was particularly disturbing. While the cousins’ conversation was uncomfortable in 2008, through a 2021 lens it’s much worse.
Followers of the Duggar family point out that Amy, the main cousin of the family, was often used as a prop in the series. Most often, TLC used it to point out the difference between the Duggar family and the rest of mainstream America. They have used her personal life to show the difference between dating and dating. It’s just disgusting now. TLC obviously set up the chat, and Amy looked uncomfortable even talking to Josh.
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