The sex scandal around former “19 Kids and Counting” star Josh Duggar continues to grow. The ex-reality star said he “cheated” on his wife Anna by being on Ashley Madison, a website that facilitates “discreet” affairs, but that wasn’t the only social media he used to be unfaithful.
The email account email@example.com, which is the same one Duggar, 27, used on Ashley Madison is linked to Facebook page under the name Joe Smithson, Radar Online wrote in an exclusive report Thursday. If it's truly his account, Josh is “friends” with some people that his devout Christian wife, Anna, probably would not approve of.
“Joe” has had the account since 2004, which is four years before the former reality star married Anna, Radar Online noted. With only 32 friends, “Joe” follows a lingerie model, a curvaceous blond blogger and a stripper from Sensations Gentlemen’s Club in Arkansas.
Josh has not responded to this latest development.
The public instantly deemed the Christian family activist a hypocrite in May after In Touch Weekly unearthed a police report that revealed he fondled several of his siblings and another young girl as a teenager. His reputation took a further hit Thursday when he admitted rumors about being on Ashley Madison, the notorious cheating website that was hacked, were true.
He apologized for the hurt and shame he caused his family. “I have been the biggest hypocrite ever,” Josh said Thursday. “While espousing faith and family values, I have secretly over the last several years been viewing pornography on the Internet and this became a secret addiction and I became unfaithful to my wife.”
He added: “I am so ashamed of the double life that I have been living and am grieved for the hurt, pain and disgrace my sin has caused my wife and family, and most of all Jesus and all those who profess faith in Him.”
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