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Josh Duggar Talks Molestation Scandal: I Gave In To Temptation!

This month marks three years since the world learned that Josh Duggar molested five young girls – four of whom were his sisters – while still living with his parents, Jim Bob and Michelle.

Had these revelations come to light in 2018 instead of 2015, they would almost certainly would have brought about the end of the Duggars’ media empire.

As it is, however, the Duggars have been able to rebuild, and while they may never regain the popularity they enjoyed in their heyday, they’ve somehow managed to remain on television in spite of the shocking allegations against Josh and his parents.

Jim Bob and Michelle helped Josh avoid prosecution, and they certainly weren’t the only ones who were aware of his crimes for several years before they became public knowledge.

There were his victims, of course, and there were also several residents of Tontitown, Arkansas, including several city officials who are now being sued by Josh for releasing his police records to In Touch Weekly.

One judge has already ruled that the town was fully within its rights to comply with ITW’s Freedom of Information Act request.

The fact that journalists who requested the information didn’t meet with any pushback jibes with what we’ve been told about the Duggars’ reputation in Tontitown, where – one insider informs us – Josh will “always be known as ‘Josh the molester.'”

Josh, of course, has yet to issue a public statement on the allegations against him.

After the molestation charges went public, Josh was caught trying to cheat on his wife with a fraudulent online dating profile.

He was sent to rehab for sex addiction in Illinois, and upon his return to Arkansas, he was essentially made to live in exile.

These days, Josh works on a used car lot owned by his parents, but he no longer resides in Tontitown, and he reportedly has little contact with his family.

But there’s still a considerable amount of interest in Josh’s crimes, primarily from those who are intent on seeing that the father of five gets held to task for his egregious misdeeds.

Josh will never be prosecuted for the charges against him due to the statute of limitations, but the effort to ensure he’s never permitted to forget about the suffering he inflicted on others remains constant.

In that spirit, ITW has published a forgotten excerpt from the Duggars’ 2014 family memoir, Growing Up Duggar.

“As I became a young man I was constantly tempted to have lots of wrong thoughts and often battled to keep my heart right,” Josh wrote in the book.

Needless to say, he was unable to resist those temptations.

Astonishingly, his lack of self-awareness gets even worse from there:

“One of the greatest things that helped me in my struggles was my parents’ commitment to accountability,” Josh writes.

“They were faithful to talk with each one of us children — if we were willing to share honestly and openly with them — to maintain a clear conscience.

“I learned quickly that great freedom can be achieved by accountability but that deep accountability requires humility and openness,” he added.

“I often had failures in my early teenage years but found that I had a clear conscience only when I was willing to confess my thoughts and temptations quickly to God and to my parents”

Yes, Josh wrote without irony about resisting temptation and the importance of accountability in his household.

He admits to giving in to temptation but says he was able to clear his conscience after confessing to his parents, which … well, frankly that confirms our worst fears about the things children are taught inside the Duggar household.

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Meghan Markle Breaks Silence on Father, Photo Scandal

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry may be rich and famous and gorgeous and admired…

… but they’re really just like any other couple in the days leading up to their wedding.

Which is to say: They’re dealing with some major family drama and last-minute changes to their schedule.

As previously reported, Markle’s father, Thomas, has thrown a stunning wrench into his daughter’s plans by announcing his will NOT be attending the Royal Nuptials this Saturday.

He has made this decision for two reasons:

  1. Thomas suffered a heart attack last week.
  2. Thomas has been caught in a scandal that involves him paying the paparazzi to snap flattering photos of him.

This isn’t exactly the sort of news that flies under the radar, either, not when millions of people plan on watching Markle and her Prince exchange vows in just a few days.

As a result, Kensington Palace has been forced to issue a statement in response to this development.

It reads as follows…

This is a deeply personal moment for Ms. Markle in the days before her wedding.

She and Prince Harry ask again for understanding and respect to be extended to Mr. Markle in this difficult situation.

Markle’s parents divorced when the former actress was young.

And while her mother, Doria, has already arrived for the wedding, Thomas has been living in Mexico for years now, as far away from the spotlight (and most other human beings) as possible.

Insiders say he does not want to be a part of the big day and risk embarrassing his daughter in any way.

When asked whether the “difficult situation” mentioned in the above official statement referred to the staged photo shoots or Thomas’ heart attack last week, the spokesperson said simply:

“We are not getting into further details.”

The ex-Suits star has not commented on multiple reports that her dad received money in exchange for staging paparazzi photos, but a source tells Us Weekly that Markle is well aware of the situation.

And she’s doing all she can to not let it get her down.

“Meghan is upset and disturbed by the entire ordeal and just wants to move past it,” this source says, adding:

“She doesn’t want to let anything ruin her day and is trying to keep focus on the weekend.”

With other family members also stirring up controversy at the moment, however, this focus has been difficult for Markle to maintain.

We’d have to imagine she’s very anxious for the wedding to come and go so she and Harry can just jet off on their honeymoon and get away from it all for awhile.

According to TMZ, Thomas’ cancelation came as a shock to the couple.

A security detail had already been planned for Meghan’s dad, along with accommodations and access to various events.

At this point, the question of just who will walk Markle down the aisle remains a mystery — but most folks assume the vital job will go to her mother.

Doria Ragland will be staying at a hotel with her daughter the night before the ceremony.

They will then travel together by car to St. George’s Chapel, where an event anticipated by people who really need to get lives about half of the free world will at last take place.

Will you be tuning in for it?

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Khloe Kardashian FINALLY Breaks Silence on Tristan Thompson Cheating Scandal!

Khloe Kardashian hasn't made too many public statements in the past few weeks, huh?

Probably because she's been busy having a baby and then taking care of that baby. Oh, and also because her boyfriend was revealed to be a big ol' cheater like a day before she went into labor.

It's surely a very emotional time for her right now, what with the hormones and the huge life changes and all, so it's understandable that she hasn't been posting all over social media lately.

But now, at long last, she's finally commenting on the Tristan scandal …

IT'S ABOUT TIME.

1. What a Ride

What a ride
So first off … bless her heart. Just bless Khloe’s poor little heart.

2. Good News?

Khloe kardashian and tristan kiss
After all she went through in her marriage to Lamar, after wanting so much to have children but never being able to get pregnant or never finding herself in the right situation to have a baby, she found Tristan. They started dating in fall of 2016, and less than a year later, she was pregnant.

3. A Special Time

Khloe kardashian blonde hair pic
When the news broke about the pregnancy, so many people were so, so happy for her, remember? It wasn’t your average celebrity pregnancy announcement, it was bigger.

4. Bumpin’ Time

Khloe kardashian goes bumpin
Time went on, and Khloe confirmed the pregnancy, then she started sharing photos of her cute baby bump, then she started talking about starting a family with Tristan and how excited she was, and it was just so adorable.

5. Awww

A khloe kardashian kiss
Things were good and happy and lovely for a long, long time, right up until around Khloe’s due date, even.

6. Ugh

Tristan thompson
But then Tristan screwed it all up. Hard.

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Tristan Thompson Cheating Scandal: Fifth Mistress Emerges, Denies Allegations

At this point, anyone with an Internet connection is aware that Tristan Thompson has cheated on Khloe Kardashian.

There’s actual video footage of the professional baller making out and being groped with three women in Washington DC, while there’s a recording of him walking into a hotel at 5 a.m. on a Sunday with a different woman.

The first incident described above took place in October, when Kardashian was three months along in her pregnancy.

The second incident took place a mere two weeks ago, when Kardashian was well over eight months along in her pregnancy.

(The reality star just welcomed her and Thompson’s daughter early on April 12, meanwhile, the day after news of this scandal broke.)

Based on just this pair of examples alone, the world of social media has come together and agreed: Tristan Thompson sucks.

But we’ve now learned that he may suck even more than previously believed…

According to The Daily Mail, Thompson didn’t just cheat on Kardashian on a couple of sort of random occasions.

The British publication alleges to have photos of a woman named Tania that sources say carried on a lengthy affair with Thompson.

These pictures purportedly depict numerous times in which Thompson and Tania hung out over the past several months, with the images showing Tristan and this supposed side piece eating together and getting along very well.

There are no photos of them being physical with each other, however.

However, The Daily Mail claims Tania would actually travel the country to watch Thompson play basketball, citing one instance in particular when she took in a Cavs away game versus the Boston Celtics. 

(Afterward, we presume, she would take it from Tristan himself. If you know what we mean.)

As we said above, it’s difficult for nearly anyone to have a lower opinion of Thompson at the moment even before this report surfaced.

But if he really had a legitimate side piece?

A woman he was flying around the country to bang at various times while Khloe sat at home and waiting to birth his child?

Sheesh, man.

At this point, however, it’s perhaps worth noting that Radar Online claims to have spoken to Tania’s parents.

We have no idea how they tracked these people down.

But Tania’s mother and father say talk that their daughter has been sleeping with Thompson is simply “not true.”

Moreover, such allegations have really brought their kid down.

“She’s telling me nothing happened,” the father tells Radar. “She’s a friend of one of the guys who plays on the same team” and is “very upset” by assertions of anything more.

Mom and Dad go on to say that their daughter was raised by a good “Christian family” and would never have sex with a man who was essentially married.

And just in case Kardashian doesn’t buy what she is selling?

“Tell Khloe to call me so I can assure her this is not true,” the mother says.

We’ll pass that piece of advice on to Keeks.

But she may be too busy to take it right now.

The poor 33-year old is barely one full day into motherhood and not even three full days into living in a world in which every single person knows her boyfriend has been disloyal.

We can’t imagine what that must be like for Khloe.

If there’s anything at all that we can do for her, we hope Kardashian reaches out and asks.

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Tristan Thompson Only Lightly Booed at Cavs Game in Wake of Cheating on Khloe Scandal

Tristan Thompson avoided major backlash from fans for cheating on Khloe Kardashian by checking into tonight’s Cavs game under the radar … but he got a fair share of boos later. The power forward checked in off the bench near the end of…

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Khloe Kardashian Goes Into Labor Amidst Tristan Thompson Cheating Scandal (Report)

It’s been quite a roller coaster 24 hours for Khloe Kardashian.

Last night, several media outlets reported that Cleveland Cavaliers forward Tristan Thompson cheated on Khloe on multiple occasions over the past six months.

Khloe is currently pregnant with her first child, and TMZ reported moments ago that she’s experiencing contractions and is now headed to a Cleveland hospital to give birth.

The outlet reports that Khloe’s due date is sometime in late April, but her family and medical team believe the baby could arrive as early as this afternoon.

TMZ is also confirming that Khloe’s mother and sisters are currently headed to Cleveland in preparation for the birth.

Kris Jenner has reportedly been shuttling back and forth between Cleveland and Los Angeles all week in order to keep tabs on Khloe’s progress.

As for Tristan, he’s scheduled to help his team close out their regular season at home against the New York Knicks tonight.

We’re guessing he’ll skip the game, however, if Khloe goes into labor.

We’re also guessing the Kards aren’t too thrilled about the fact that Khloe relocated to Cleveland for Tristan.

Sources say the entire family is outraged over the allegations against Tristan, particularly the rumors that Thompson impregnated one of his mistresses.

“They are heartbroken for Khloé. They didn’t realize how deceptive Tristan could really be,” a source tells People.

Of course, Khloe is a Kardashian, which means many on social media are skeptical about the timing of all this high drama.

“Soooooo that video of Tristan Thompson cheating on Khloe is from October but it just now comes out while khloe is due to give birth any day and they’re shooting another season of KUWTK the devil works hard but not harder than Kris Jenner,” one Twitter user joked.

We understand the skepticism, but we doubt even Kris and company would go so far as to fabricate this sad situation.

Drama might be their bread and butter, but this is the stuff of soap operas.

We’ll have further updates on this developing story as more information becomes available.

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Tristan Thompson: His OTHER Baby Mama Weighs In on Cheating Scandal

Just about everyone feels so sorry for Khloe over Tristan Thompson being caught cheating on her.

But Tristan’s ex, Jordan Craig, was pregnant when he started hooking up with Khloe. If anyone has the right to gloat, it would be her.

Well, she has something to say about it, alright.

Long before Tristan was ever running around on Khloe while she’s pregnant, he was with a woman named Jordan Craig.

A then-pregnant woman named Jordan Craig. We’ve spoken about Tristan’s other baby mama before.

Tristan started dating Khloe while Jordy was still pregnant.

Now, it appears that he’s been running around with multiple other women — sometimes two at the same time — during Khloe’s very public pregnancy.

If you thought that Jordy was going to sit on her hands and keep quiet about it … think again.

Less than an hour after the news broke, Jordy added this message to her Instagram story:

Jordan Craig Instagram Story

Jordain Craig writes:

“If you respect yourself and you respect others, you would never make light of the misfortune of anyone.”

Well … not everyone would agree. Schadenfreude is a thing, folks.

“Nor would you feel indemnified when it comes at the expense of others.”

In other words, she didn’t seek vindication through revenge against Khloe.

“Wishing peace for everyone.”

She ends that with a red heart. We suppose that if anyone can empathize with what Khloe’s going through right now, it’s Jordan.

All things considered, that is a very classy statement on Jordan’s behalf.

Some would say — some are saying — that Khloe is getting exactly what she deserves.

In their minds, when Khloe started dating Tristan, she “took” him from Jordan.

That doesn’t necessarily make a lot of sense, however. Unless she had her secret Kardashian goon squad abduct Tristan, it sounds like he left Jordan and went to Khloe.

There was no taking involved.

A number of people have pointed out that women shouldn’t be blamed for a man’s bad behavior.

And many have taken to social media to defend these various other women with whom Tristan has been spotted.

For example, Westworld actress Evan Rachel Wood called out the name-calling being directed at Tristan’s latest alleged hookup, writing:

“Well, we never really know the whole story though, or what she is being told, or what her story is.”

There are lots of people with real open marriages, but there are also lots of people who tell their side action that it’s their situation — when it isn’t.

“Just saying, slut shaming can be dangerous and hurtful. I would keep the heat on him, even tho it isn’t really our business anyway.”

Some people are defending Tristan, saying that he’s a young, hot athlete and he should enjoy the perks of that.

That would be a fine argument if people were shaming him for hooking up with all of these women. The issue, however, is that he’s allegedly cheating on Khloe.

If monogamy isn’t for you, perhaps you shouldn’t enter into monogamous relationships under the pretense of being faithful.

Tristan Thompson’s free-range penis has now left both Khloe and Jordan pregnant and betrayed.

That’s not fair to either of them.

If you want to enjoy being a sexy young celebrity with lots of partners, either stay single or find a partner who’s fine with your sexual adventures.

From what fans know of Khloe, it doesn’t sound like she would approve.

In the mean time, Khloe and Tristan await their child’s birth. We can only imagine how awkward things must be now.

Not for nothing, but just hours before this story broke, we reported that Khloe is producing her own murder show. Twisted Sisters is an upcoming true crime series about sisters who commit murder.

At the time, we joked that this series might be a “warning to anyone who crossed” the Kardashian sisters.

Tristan Thompson should be grateful that Khloe’s interest in murder is purely academic, because we can only imagine how furious she must feel.

And we have to imagine that her sisters feel as she does.

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