Posts tagged "michelle duggar"

Duggars Wouldn’t Let Adult Midwife Daughter Be “Exposed” To Unmarried Pregnant Cousin

If there is anything we know about the Duggars, other than the fact that they are not so fond of the gays, it's that they are way into giving birth. As members of the "Quiverfull Movement" they basically believe that women are supposed to spend their lives having as many babies as humanly possible, so…
By: Robyn Pennacchia / January 27, 2015

UVA Isn’t Backing Down From Its Investigation Into The Rolling Stone-Reported Gang Rape

Even if Rolling Stone is dropping the ball on supporting their source, Jackie, in the UVA gang rape scandal, UVA itself isn’t backing down from their investigation. [Slate] Michelle Duggar’s campaign to repeal protections against housing and employment discrimination for LGBT people in Fayetteville, Arkansas has succeeded with Ordinance 119 being overturned. Why doe…
By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / December 10, 2014

Michelle Duggar Fights Against A Local LGBT Anti-Discrimination Ordinance With Transphobic Robocall

A proposed anti-discrimination ordinance in Fayetteville, Arkansas, was created to make life safer for LGBT and transgender citizens, but fellow Arkansas resident Michelle Duggar of "19 Kids And Counting" is hellbent on stopping it in its tracks. The ordinance is meant to prevent discrimination based on gender or sexual orientation when it comes to housing,…
By: Claire Hannum / August 20, 2014

Michelle Duggar Consults Fertility Doctor Over What Would Be Baby #20

Yup, 47-year-old Michelle Duggar from "19 Kids And Counting" wants to give the ol' uterus one more try. (Duggar suffered a miscarriage back in 2011 and named the unborn baby Jubilee.) She really doesn't want to stop on an odd number, you guys. [US Weekly] Television writer Laura Morelli,…
By: Jessica Wakeman / May 21, 2014

Here’s Some Cringeworthy Sex Advice From Michelle Duggar

"In your marriage there will be times you're going to be very exhausted. Your hubby comes home after a hard day's work, you get the baby to bed, and he is going to be looking forward to that time with you … Be available. Anyone can fix him lunch, but only one person can meet…
By: Ami Angelowicz / February 13, 2014

This Is What The Duggars Wear To Go Swimming

Michelle and Jim Bob Duggar, of the long-running, as-many-children-as-kernels-of-popcorn show "19 Kids And Counting," recently went on a beach vacay to Puerto Rico. But rather than wearing regular ol' bathing suits, the couple opted for outfits from Wholesome Wear, a clothing line that offers modest alternatives to typical swimwear in three horrifying varieties -- culotte,…
By: Julie Gerstein / May 3, 2013

Michelle Duggar’s Tips For A Happy Marriage Include Being “Financially Dependent” On A Man

I won't beat around the bush: "tips for a happy marriage" from Michelle Duggar are as bad as they sound. In the season premiere of "19 Kids and Counting" this week, the reality TV mama (whose family is stumping for Rick Santorum) is filmed at a conference on how to have a happy, evangelical Christia…
By: Jessica Wakeman / February 17, 2012

Duggar Family Sends Video Message (With Anti-Abortion Undertones) To Miscarried Baby Jubilee

I don't think it's anyone's business to tell parents who have suffered a miscarriage how to behave. People express grief in all sorts of ways, even ways you might consider distasteful. That said, a video message to miscarried baby Jubilee Shalom Duggar strikes me as pro-life messaging first and foremost. "So often i…
By: Jessica Wakeman / December 28, 2011

Michelle Duggar’s Uterus Just Won’t Quit

So what if she's 45? Michelle Duggar's reproductive organs are not going silently into that good night. Jim Bob has fertilized her, yet again. The pair announced today that they are three months gone with number 20. "I was not thinking that God would give us another one, and we are just so grateful," she…
By: Ami Angelowicz / November 8, 2011

Michelle Duggar Of “19 Kids And Counting” Wins Mother Of The Year Award

Oh, dear. TLC's resident brood sow "19 Kids and Counting" star Michelle Duggar has received a "Mother of the Year Award." Perhaps she is a fine mother to her children, but she is most famous for having many of them — which is not in-and-of-itself a marker of good parenthood at all. It's silly…
By: Jessica Wakeman / July 14, 2010

Quotable: Michelle Duggar Is Not Done Breeding

“We would love more! I’m 43 almost 44 this September, I know that my mommy years are probably numbered and I don’t know how many more children God will see fit to give me.”-- Michelle Duggar, who just had her 19th baby a few months ago, is ready for #20 to take a ride…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / May 7, 2010

Surprise! Duggar Family Expecting Their 19th Child

When Meredith Viera says, "The Duggar family is here and they have a very special announcement," you know it can't be good news. And it isn't, if you're at all concerned about overpopulation or the health of Michelle's vagina. You guessed it -- Jim Bob and Michelle Duggar were just thrilled to announce that they're…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / September 1, 2009

Can “The Today Show” Stop Fawning Over The Duggars?

Jon and Kate Gosselin have eight children. Nadya Suleman has 14. Michelle and Jim Bob Duggar have 18 and no intention of stopping anytime soon. The Gosselins and Suleman get nothing but bad press, it seems, but Meredith Viera and the rest of "The Today Show" crew practically piss themselves with joy every time the…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / June 15, 2009

Can We Please Stop Fawning Over The Duggars?

The Duggar family welcomed their 18th child (with a J name!) last week, a girl named Jordyn-Grace. Since then, they've been making the talk show rounds and the amount of fawning and praising and congratulating going on is enough to make me want to throw up. Yes, babies are cute. You will not find…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / December 22, 2008

Watch out Duggars! You’ve Got Competition!

We've had a ton of comments about Jim and Michelle Duggar, the couple with 17 children and another on the way. But they're not the only couple spitting out kids like it's their job -- Alexandru and Livia Ionce, from Canada, just welcomed their 18th child, putting them just slightly ahead of the Duggars i…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / July 28, 2008