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Amy Duggar ‘sickened’ by her family’s support of Josh Duggar ahead of child pornography conviction: ‘Stop living in denial’

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Josh Duggar was found guilty of receiving and possessing child pornography.Associated Press/Danny Johnston

  • Amy King (née Duggar) shared several tweets about Josh Duggar and the Duggar family.

  • King said there was a “sinister side” to Duggar that “gives you goosebumps”.

  • Federal prosecutors have requested a 20-year prison sentence for Duggar after his conviction for child pornography.

Amy King – née Duggar – has called out her family members for supporting her cousin, Josh Duggar, after he was convicted of possession of child pornography in December.

Amy, who appeared on “19 Kids and Counting,” shared a series of tweets alluding to Josh’s sentencing, which is scheduled for May 25. People reported that Josh’s mother Michelle Duggar and his wife Anna Duggar wrote a letter to a federal judge. ask for clemency.

“Sickened by the news lately. I have so much to say before sentencing and I’m not scared anymore”, Amy tweeted Thursday.

On Friday, Amy shared two more tweets and called Josh “sinister” in one post.

“First off, Josh is funny, charismatic, kind, and everything my aunt listed in the letter. But there’s a dark side to it,” she added. wrote. “A side of him that gives you goosebumps. You can’t ignore what he did years ago, and what he was caught watching! Are they delusional?”

Amy shared a second post which read: “The abusers aren’t all sleazy men lurking in the alleys. They’re among your friends, classmates, co-workers, family, etc… they’re outgoing, well-liked, charismatic, charming even, making it all the more important to act on it when unmasked.”

“Wake up people. Stop living in denial,” she captioned the tweet.

She continued Saturday by speaking to Josh’s wife on Twitter.

“Dear Anna, what can you call your loyal and faithful husband? Did you forget his account Ashley Madison? Danica Dillon?” King wrote. “Have you forgotten he had a huge porn addiction for years? No loving, honest, committed husband would ever disrespect his wife like that.”

In 2015, Josh admitted to cheating on Anna after it was reported that he was a member of the Ashley Madison website. That same year, adult film star Danica Dillon told Entertainment Tonight that she had had sex with Duggar twice, one of which she called “terrifying”.

Amy concluded that “Anyone can have good qualities to build forts, help people, smile for the camera”, but “WHO IS HE WHEN NO ONE’S AROUND? THAT’S WHAT MATTERS!! HIS CHARACTER IS MUD.”

In a statement to Insider, Amy said she had a “responsibility to stand up and be honest because the other members of my family aren’t.”

“It’s sad and sickening because the victims will never see justice. It’s not about having my name in the media or seeing my number of followers increase on social media,” she said. for follow-up. “They expect they can continue to cover up and sweep huge scandals under the rug. Enough is enough. This man deserves the full sentence, and even that doesn’t even come close to justice. I’m grateful that the light finally breaks through.”

Amy Duggar ‘sickened’ by her family’s support of Josh Duggar ahead of child pornography conviction: ‘Stop living in denial’

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Josh Duggar has maintained his innocence and his lawyers have indicated that he intends to appeal the verdict.Kris Connor/Getty Images

Josh’s attorneys requested a five-year sentence on Thursday, but federal prosecutors have requested a 20-year sentence following his conviction. At the time, he was accused of downloading and viewing numerous files containing known child sexual abuse material.

Josh has maintained his innocence and his lawyers have indicated he intends to appeal the verdict.

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