Josh Duggar was not present at the wedding of his cousin Amy Duggar to Dillon King, but that didn’t mean the guests weren’t talking about him. His father, Jim Bob Duggar, talked to attendees who asked about his disgraced son, Radar Online reported Wednesday.
James Garrett, a friend of Amy Duggar, said he spoke to the Duggar patriarch at the Labor Day weekend nuptials at Horton Farms in Bentonville, Arkansas. “I did inquire with Jim Bob about Josh, and he said he’s getting help and they are all praying for him,” Garrett said. “It’s all they can do.”
Even though Garrett was nosy enough to ask Jim Bob Duggar about the troubled father of four, most wedding guests were “respectful.” Besides, they couldn’t take their eyes off the bride. “Everyone was gathered there for Amy,” he said.
Garrett also said he spoke with Josh Duggar’s sisters Jill Dillard, 24; Jess Seewald, 22; and Jana Duggar, 25. The three oldest Duggar sisters said they were handling their brother’s latest sex scandal just fine. “They were forthcoming about it. They have a strong faith, and were all in good spirits,” Garrett said. “They said, ‘We’re all just going to move ahead and live, we’re all fine.' ”
Even Anna Duggar, Josh Duggar’s wife, attended the wedding. She and the rest of the family reportedly skipped out of the celebration once the drinking and dancing began.
Josh Duggar, 27, who was outed as an adulterer in the Ashley Madison hack, entered rehab at the end of August after he admitted he was addicted to pornography in an Aug. 20 statement. The tidbit about his addiction was later removed, but his profuse apologies remained. His mother, Michelle Duggar, did not disclose what he sought to get help for, but it’s widely believed he entered Reformers Unanimous in Rockford, Illinois. It’s a faith-based facility his parents publicly supported in the past.
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