Michelle, Jim Bob Duggar Celebrate Josh Duggar, Anna’s 7th Baby


Another Duggar has arrived! Michelle and Jim Bob Duggar gushed over the beginning of their son Josh Duggar and spouse Anna Duggar’s seventh youngster.

“We are always delighted to welcome another grandchild,” the couple advised Us Weekly in an announcement on Tuesday, November 16. “They are each a beautiful treasure from the Lord.”

Michelle, 55, and Jim Bob, 56, welcomed their twenty second grandchild, a child woman named Madyson Lily, final month, however it wasn’t till Tuesday that Josh, 33, and Anna, additionally 33, introduced her arrival.

Michelle and Jim Bob Duggar.
Courtesy of The Duggar Family/Instagram

Anna shared a photograph of the new child sleeping through her Instagram on Tuesday. She famous through her Instagram Story that the infant was born on October 23 at 2:39 a.m. and weighed 7 lbs. 9 ounces and was 20 inches lengthy.

Madelyn joined Anna and Josh’s six different kids: Mackenzie, 12, Michael, 10, Marcus, 8, Meredith, 6, Mason, 4, and Maryella, 23 months.

The child’s arrival got here amid Josh’s ongoing youngster pornography case. Josh, who’s the eldest youngster of Michelle and Jim Bob, was arrested in April, simply weeks after he and Anna introduced they had been anticipating child No. 7.

“It’s a GIRL!!!!!” Anna wrote through Instagram on the time. “We are overjoyed to announce baby seven is on the way and we can’t wait to hold her in our arms this fall!”

Later that month, Josh was taken into custody on the Washington County jail in Arkansas and charged with receiving and possessing youngster pornography. He entered a not responsible plea and was set to start his trial in July.

The 19 Kids and Counting alum filed a movement in June to increase the trial date to 2022, however a choose solely granted a four-month extension. The trial is now set for November.

Josh and Anna Duggar.
Courtesy of Anna Duggar/Instagram

TLC canceled the Duggar household’s spinoff collection, Counting On, amid the controversy, saying the information in June.

While a lot of his siblings starred on Counting On, Josh and Anna left the community in 2015 after a number of women got here ahead and accused him of molesting them when he was 14.

“Twelve years ago, as a young teenager, I acted inexcusably for which I am extremely sorry and deeply regret. I hurt others, including my family and close friends,” Josh mentioned in an announcement through Facebook on the time. “We spoke with the authorities where I confessed my wrongdoing, and my parents arranged for me and those affected by my actions to receive counseling. I understood that if I continued down this wrong road that I would end up ruining my life.”

Josh was later concerned in a dishonest scandal, apologizing for being “the biggest hypocrite ever” earlier than finishing a six-month stint in rehab in March 2016.

Amid his ongoing youngster pornography case, Anna has stood by Josh’s facet showing at his September listening to the place a choose denied 4 of Josh’s 5 motions within the case. The former TLC persona filed a movement to suppress the images taken of his fingers and ft on the time of his arrest and a movement to dismiss the case utterly, each of which had been denied.

Two different motions — one to suppress the statements Josh allegedly made to federal brokers throughout the investigation and one other one to dismiss the indictment due to who was in command of Homeland Security on the time — had been additionally denied by a choose on the time. But the fifth movement, which is tied to suppressing proof, wasn’t dominated on.

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