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’19 Kids and Counting’ Eldest Son Sexually Molested His Sisters


’19 Kids and Counting’ Eldest Son, Josh Duggar Admits to Sexually Molesting His Sisters

Josh Duggar of TLC’s ’19 Kids and Counting’ has confirmed to People that in 2006, as a teenager, he molested several underage girls – including some of his sisters.

“Twelve years ago, as a young teenager, I acted inexcusably for which I am extremely sorry and deeply regret. I hurt others, including my family and close friends,” Duggar said in a statement to People.

“I confessed this to my parents who took several steps to help me address the situation. We spoke with the authorities where I confessed my wrongdoing, and my parents arranged for me and those affected by my actions to receive counseling. I understood that if I continued down this wrong road that I would end up ruining my life.”

A police report was filed in 2006, but, because the statute of limitations had passed by the time allegations were formally made, Duggar avoided prosecution.

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