JOSH Duggar’s wife Anna is “in denial and at WAR with her in-laws Jim Bob and Michelle” after her husband’s shock arrest on child porn charges, a source has exclusively told The Sun.

The 32-year-old – who is expecting the couple’s seventh child – is said to be standing by Josh and has cut herself off from most of the family after he was busted in Arkansas late last month.

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Anna, 32, is now pregnant with the disgraced star’s seventh child[/caption]

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Jim Bob and Michelle reportedly told family Josh’s arrest was imminent weeks before[/caption]

Josh was taken into custody on federal charges on April 29 following a 2019 Homeland Security raid on his now-shuttered used car dealership, The Sun exclusively revealed.

He remains behind bars and will be released on bail – with a court appearance on Wednesday afternoon, ruling Josh can be let out.

An insider told The Sun: “Anna is in denial. Jim Bob is telling people she is defending Josh and no longer speaking to most of the family.

“Jim Bob said she blames him and wife Michelle for Josh’s arrest.

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The couple have six children together – three daughters and three sons[/caption]

“Anna feels it all stems from how they dealt with his previous molestation scandal after he assaulted his sisters.”

They added: “She also thinks that this case is a conspiracy theory against her husband set up by the Biden administration.

“She believes that if Donald Trump was still in power this would not be happening, and refuses to believe he’s done anything wrong.”

The Sun has reached out to the Duggar family’s rep who declined to comment.

A judge said Josh will be released from prison tomorrow with conditions including restricted travel, as he cannot leave Benton, Washington and Madison counties in Arkansas without permission from the court.

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Josh remains behind bars and could face up to 20 years in jail if convicted[/caption]

Josh has “unlimited access” to his six children with wife Anna present, though he is not allowed to be around minor children, including his siblings, nieces and nephews.

The judge said of her decision: “The court views these charges as very serious. It is a concern to have an agent testify that the file download found on a computer is some of the worst child abuse pornography in 1,000 cases, that concerns the court.

“The victims of your crime, if you committed it, concern the court. Children are involuntary victims of pornography. They’re subject to human trafficking. This weights against your release into the community. “

Back in 2015, In Touch magazine reported Josh was investigated for molesting four of his younger sisters and a babysitter when he was a teenager, after which he said he “acted inexcusably.”

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He was accompanied to the police station by his wife Anna last month[/caption]

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Josh claimed in legal docs he is not a flight risk and should be granted bail[/caption]

Although it was reported to police and he came clean, he was never arrested or charged with any crime, and the family stayed quiet until it was exposed years later in the media.

Jim Bob told cops that Josh went through a Christian program where he “did manual labor and had counseling,” according to the 2006 police report.

The state trooper, identified as Joseph Hutchens, reportedly gave Josh a “very stern talk” about what might happen if he “continued such behavior.”

Joseph Hutchens is currently in jail on child pornography charges.

Springdale Police spokesman Scott Lewis told the Associated Press that a judge ordered the 2006 report to be destroyed.

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Josh’s sister Jinger and husband Jeremy Vuolo slammed the star after his arrest[/caption]

His sisters Jill and Jessa came forward as victims in an interview with reporter Megyn Kelly, though they insisted they had forgiven Josh for his sins.

In the fallout, the family’s reality show 19 Kids & Counting was canceled, and Josh was fired from his position at Christian lobbying group the Family Research Council.

Hutchens also previously told In Touch that Jim Bob allegedly hid the extent of Josh’s alleged abuse.

Josh married Anna Renee Keller on September 26, 2008. They have six children together, three daughters and three sons.

Josh’s parents released a statement after his arrest saying they hope the case will be resolved
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They have always defended him and have asked the family to pray for him and his wife, according to a source[/caption]

Despite numerous scandals, Anna has always stood by him and even accompanied Josh to the police station when he handed himself in, a source previously told The Sun.

Josh has now been charged with allegedly receiving and possessing child porn, some of which include 65 images and one video of child porn of minors between the ages of 5-10.

If convicted, the 33-year-old could receive 20 years in prison with fines of up to $250,000 on each of the two counts.

“Josh Duggar has been charged in a two-count indictment,” his attorneys, Justin Gelfand, Travis W. Story and Greg Payne, said in a statement.

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The couple have spoken out about Josh’s troubles in the past after he admitted to molesting his sisters[/caption]

“He has pled not guilty to both charges and we intend to defend this case aggressively and thoroughly.

“In this country, no one can stop prosecutors from charging a crime. But when you’re accused, you can fight back in the courtroom—and that is exactly what Josh intends to do.”

A detention hearing has been set for 1.30pm today to determine if he could be released on bail after he pleaded not guilty, while the government requested he remain in jail.

If released, the judge said Josh must reside with a third party.


She said at an earlier hearing: “The court would likely require a third party custodian that he could reside with that would ensure compliance with the conditions of bond.

“It would need to be a residence where there are no minors in the home. You would need to look for somebody who could ensure to the court that there are no minors in the home or would be visiting unsupervised.”


Source: The Sun

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