Her large day. Anna Duggar seemingly revealed she’s spending her birthday visiting husband Josh Duggar in jail.
“Formally 34,” the previous actuality star tweeted on Thursday, June 23. “Fourteen years in the past I mentioned, ‘YES!’ Highway-tripping to go to my bestie. ‘Even If’ by Mercy Me on repeat. ‘Jesus, I’ll cling to You come what might.’”
Whereas she didn’t specify who was the “bestie” in query, a number of social media customers puzzled whether or not Anna was referring to Josh, additionally 34, who’s at present being held in an Arkansas jail awaiting switch to a federal jail. Final month, a choose sentenced the political activist to 151 months behind bars following his April 2021 arrest for receiving and possessing baby sexual abuse materials. He was discovered responsible of the fees in December 2021 and lately filed to enchantment his conviction.
The couple tied the knot in 2008, two years into their courtship. Anna and Josh share seven kids: Mackynzie, 12, Michael, 10, Marcus, 8, Meredith, 6, Mason, 4, and Maryella, 2, and Madyson, 7 months. A supply completely advised Us Weekly the little ones are Anna’s “No. 1 precedence” together with her husband away from house for the foreseeable future.
“That can by no means change. She’s with them on a regular basis,” the insider added.
Anna has not formally addressed Josh’s conviction, however she was noticed supporting him a number of occasions all through his trial and sentencing. Regardless of their ups and downs, the supply famous that the couple stays “very religious of their religion” — and aren’t planning to separate amid Josh’s jail keep.
“She gained’t transfer on with one other man,” the insider advised Us. “They don’t imagine in divorce. … She’s going to face by her husband and he or she’s going to proceed elevating their youngsters to the very best of her potential.”
After Josh acquired his responsible verdict, his dad and mom, Jim Bob and Michelle Duggar, requested followers to maintain their eldest baby of their prayers. “This complete ordeal has been very grievous. … As dad and mom, we’ll by no means cease praying for Joshua, and loving him, as we do all of our youngsters,” the 19 Children and Counting alums advised Us in an announcement.
A number of of Josh’s siblings attended the courtroom proceedings and have spoken out amid the scandal. Following his sentencing, Jill Duggar and husband Derick Dillard felt “grateful” that the trial had come to an finish.
“The final a number of weeks and months have been tough emotionally. Yesterday was one other a type of arduous days,” the couple wrote by way of their household weblog in Might. “We’re neither rejoicing nor dissatisfied by the sentence, however we’re grateful it’s lastly over. The Bible clearly states that God results justice and vengeance by way of the governing authorities. Although some imagine Josh ought to have acquired a higher sentence and nonetheless fewer imagine he ought to have acquired a lighter sentence, God has carried out his vengeance immediately for his unspeakable legal exercise.”
The twosome said that Josh’s jail keep may lastly assist him “be held accountable” for his conduct. “Hopefully, Josh can really start to get remedy and start to work towards a way of life the place he’s much less prone to reoffend,” Jill and Derick wrote. “We proceed to like Josh and his household and might be there for them nonetheless we will.”