NATIONAL HARBOR, MD - FEBRUARY 28: Anna Duggar and Josh Duggar pose during the 42nd annual Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) at the Gaylord National Resort Hotel and Convention Center on February 28, 2015 in National Harbor, Maryland. Conservative activists attended the annual political conference to discuss their agenda. (Photo by Kris Connor/Getty Images)
Photo: Kris Connor
Photo: Kris Connor

Family says Josh Duggar has entered rehab

After a series of sex-related allegations about Josh Duggar that ended the Duggar family’s popular “19 Kids and Counting” show on TLC, the Duggar family released a statement on their website saying that Josh Duggar has entered rehab.

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In the statement, the Duggars said: “As parents we are so deeply grieved by our son’s decisions and actions.” The Duggars also said Josh’s actions “brought great insult to the values and faith we hold dear.”

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According to the family statement, Josh Duggar entered a long-term treatment center on Tuesday. The Duggars said they are praying that Josh “comes to complete repentance and sincere change.” The Duggars said they will be offering Josh’s wife Anna and their children love and support while Josh is in rehab.

The statement ends with a request for prayers for the Duggar family.

>>Read the entire statement

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