Posts tagged "child molestation"

FLDS Leader Warren Jeffs’ Children Say He Sexually Abused Them

Jeffs is still running the FLDS from behind bars. …

Robyn Pennacchia / September 30, 2015

Pope Francis Says ‘God Weeps’ For Child Sexual Abuse Victims Of The Clergy

On the Pope’s final day of his historic United States visit, Francis met with Bishops in Philadelphia and brought up the Catholic church’s darkest secrets.
He said that all those responsible for the sexual abuse of youth by the clergy will be held accountable.
Francis said “God weeps” for the child victims and that “The…

Katrin Higher / September 27, 2015

Oh Hey! Here’s Jared Fogle Mocking “To Catch A Predator” Dudes On VH1

Would you like some hubris with your meatball sub today?

Robyn Pennacchia / September 8, 2015

TLC’s Child Molestation Special Was Scrubbed Clean Of Any References To Josh Duggar

Last night, while the rest of the world was immersed in the VMAs, TLC aired their much discussed special on childhood sexual abuse called “Breaking the Silence,” which was made in direct response to the allegations that one of their biggest stars — “19 Kids and Counting”‘s Josh Duggar — had molested his sisters when he was a

Amelia McDonell-Parry / August 31, 2015

Subway Franchisee Says Jared Fogle Bragged About Raping 9-Year-Olds In Thailand

She says she alerted the company and was ignored.

Robyn Pennacchia / August 28, 2015

The Duggars Will Be Back On TLC For Child Abuse Special

Jessa and Jill will be appearing, but there’s no word on Josh’s involvement.

Rebecca Vipond Brink / August 14, 2015

Frisky Rant: Who Says Porn Stars Can’t Be Feminists?

I always thought protecting a woman’s right to choose what she does with her own body was a core tenant of feminism. But apparently, some feminists think they can dictate what choices are acceptable.

Sydney Leathers / June 4, 2015

New Police Report Shows Josh Duggar Confessed 3 Times To 7 Acts Of Child Molestation

Ugh ugh ugh, it just keeps getting worse. A new police report obtained by In Touch from the Washington County Sheriff’s Office reveals further details about Josh Duggar’s molestation confession when he was a teenager. This police report features fewer redactions than the previous report, and indicates that Josh actually confessed three times between March…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / June 3, 2015

Megyn Kelly Says Her Duggar Interview “Won’t Be A Cross-Examination”

I hardly had high hopes for Megyn Kelly’s Duggar family interview, airing tomorrow on Fox News, but in a preview, the self-described “tough, but fair journalist” all but assured Duggar loyalists that she would be going easy on Jim Bob and Michelle:
“This isn’t going to be a cross-examination of a family. It’s going to be an interview.

Amelia McDonell-Parry / June 2, 2015

Duggar Family To “Share Our Hearts” In Fox News Interview

Sorry, I was just banging my head against my desk. It seems the Duggar family has decided to grant an interview to none other than Fox News’ Megyn Kelly in which they will discuss the fact that son Josh Duggar molested five girls as a teenager. Michelle Duggar wrote on the family&#8217…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / June 1, 2015

Mommie Dearest: Whatever You Do, Don’t Parent Like The Duggars

I’ve written about parenting here for The Frisky for three years now, and when it comes to parenting and various parenting philosophies I usually come down on the side of “do whatever works best for your family and keep an open mind.” However, as the Mommie Dearest column comes to an end*, I’d like to…

Avital Norman Nathman / May 27, 2015

Remember When Jim Bob Duggar Said Incest Was A Crime Punishable By Death?

Exceptions made for Josh Duggar, who need only write a note of apology to Jesus H. Christ.

Amelia McDonell-Parry / May 26, 2015

Jessa Duggar’s Father-In-Law To Josh Duggar: “Hang In There”

Josh Duggar not only has his parents, his wife, fans of “19 Kids and Counting” and presidential hopeful Mike Huckabee in his corner following the revelation that he molested five underage girls when he was a teenager — his sister Jessa’s father-in-law is also defending Josh against the “bloodletting” at the hands of the media.

Amelia McDonell-Parry / May 26, 2015

Josh Duggar’s 2008 Incest Joke Pretty Creepy In Retrospect

A joke Josh Duggar made back in 2008 was pretty uncomfortable at the time, but in the wake of the child molestation scandal swirling around him, it’s even more uncomfortable. On an episode of 19 Kids and Counting from that year, Duggar was discussing an upcoming date he had with then-fiancee Anna, Us reports. The…

Newser / May 25, 2015

Arkansas Judge Orders Josh Duggar’s Child Molestation Police Report Destroyed

According to the Associated Press, Arkansas police have destroyed the 2006 offense report for Josh Duggar, which detailed how the then-14-year-old had molested five girls, including his sisters, on the orders of Judge Stacy Zimmerman. “As far as the Springdale Police Department is concerned, this report doesn’t exist,” Springdale’s police representative Scott Lewis told AP.

Amelia McDonell-Parry / May 23, 2015

As A Survivor Of Child Molestation, I Won’t Forget Josh Duggar’s Victims

You may wonder why someone like myself is writing about this particular issue. I’m writing about this because I was the victim of child sexual abuse. I was also molested by a family member. And as someone who has survived sexual abuse, I feel it is my duty to speak up.

Sydney Leathers / May 22, 2015

Uh, So One Of The Duggars Might Be A Child Molester…

Holy fucking shit. I have never had any great love for the Duggars, and Josh Duggar – who currently serves as executive director of Family Research Council Action – has always been my least favorite. Still, this most recent news comes as a surprise.
The last time we reported on Josh, he was going on and on about how…

Robyn Pennacchia / May 19, 2015