After several decades of marriage, it looks as though Michelle Duggar and Jim Bob Duggar are finally going to divorce, as they are struggling to recuperate after the financial blow their family was hit with, thanks to their son Josh Duggar’s disastrous and very public sex scandals.
And while they’ve been trying to convince the public that everything is fine behind closed doors, in reality Michelle Duggar and Jim Bob Duggar’s marriage is deteriorating according to In Touch. Because of their son Josh Duggar and their multiple sex scandals from two summers ago, they’ve lost their reality television show, ’19 Kids & Counting,’ and both their advertisers and promoters have abandoned them.
Michelle in particular knows that they can’t survive on what money they have left and if they don’t find a solution fast, they’ll lose everything they have, along with the roof above their heads. Jim, on the other hands, refuses to acknowledge the fact that they are financially in trouble, leading to bitter arguments between him and his wife.
By putting their daughters Jill and Jessa Duggar in the spotlight, Michelle and Jim Bob were hoping to some sort of income with their spin-off shows, but unfortunately fans are no longer tuning in the way they used before Josh Duggar’s scandals hit the headlines.
Even Jinger Duggar’s engagement with hunky fiancé Jeremy Vuolo isn’t generating the kind of fan interest the Duggars had initially hoped, leaving them with very little options for the future in reality television.
With all the mounting pressure and stress from the last year, Michelle has finally had enough. Sure, she’s managed to raise all 19 of her children before their TLC fame, but she knows she can’t continue to live the lifestyle they’ve had for the last several years without network paychecks. And with Jim Bob being so delusional about their problems, Michelle knows their ship is sinking fast.
Having lived so many years under his house rules, Michelle knows she can’t afford to stay silent for any longer. Despite her quiet and soft-spoken demeanor, Michelle Duggar has always been the unofficial leader of the Duggar family. But now that things are going seriously wrong, she needs to take the proper steps in order to save herself and her children before it’s too late.
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