Entertainment journalists have uncovered yet another unsavory fact about the Duggar Family. Allegedly, in the wake of the molestation allegations, the family hired political advisers to shore up their image and help them maintain a good public persona. The advisers hired allegedly worked on Mike Huckabee’s campaign.
TLC has also sent a team out to deal with the Duggar family. The team, known as crisis consultants, are working with the family to develop a media strategy that could potentially save the family’s reality show. Huckabee has spoken out in favor of the family, alleging they are being chastised for their response to molestation because they are conservatives.
The family, who has appeared on TLC since 2006, was the most viewed television show in the channels history. After allegations of oldest son, Joshua, molesting five girls came to the surface the network pulled all airing of the show from the schedule. Sam Tabar has learned that they have not made a final decision on whether the show will return for another season.
Jim Bob and Michelle Duggar appeared on The Kelly Files on Wednesday to discuss the allegations. On Friday, Jill and Jessa Duggar, two of the confirmed victims appeared in an interview, as well. It is believed that four of the victims were siblings to Joshua. The fifth victim has not been identified.