Josh Duggar’s cousin Amy King censors photo of shirtless son, warns parents of child predators
Amy King sends a vital message to parents in the wake of her cousin Josh Duggar’s child pornography charges.
On Wednesday, the mother of one shared a shirtless photo of her son Daxton Ryan, 2, enjoying a day at the pool, but quickly deleted it and reposted it to cover the chest at all- small with a big blue heart emoji.
“Mom, where did the weekend go ?? * I posted the unedited version, and then I was like ‘is that too much skin? He’s just shirtless. And then I was like’ Is that too much skin? thought you never know who sees this picture and what they’re thinking about and now I’m gonna be extra careful and protect it! ” Amy wrote in a caption.
King then warned parents to be careful about what they post about their children online, suggesting that she has personally learned about the dangers of child predators without directly naming her disgraced cousin.
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âI encourage all parents to be very careful with what we post from now on. I now have a new set of eyes and am more aware of how anyone can use anything to. evil. This is the sad truth, but something worth sharing for sure, “she added. “Love you! Well … we just missed the weekend we spent him eating delicious barbecue and tons of swimming!”
This is not the first time that King has spoken openly about predatory behavior towards children. In May, the Arkansas native, who previously featured in the old TLC Show “19 Kids and Counting,” called for justice in Duggar’s case.
âI will just say that whatever you do in the dark comes to light,â King said. TODAY. “If you look at such disgusting and sickening images, justice must be done.”
Duggar is currently staying at a property in Elkins, Arkansas, with third party caretakers who have been described in court as friends of the family. On April 29, the US Marshals assisted in the arrest of the former reality TV star, 33, who has since pleaded not guilty to the charges receiving and possessing child pornography. Since then, investigating judge Christy Comstock has ordered him not to have any contact with minors and can only see his six children when his wife, Anna duggar, is present.
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King also said at the time that she was thinking of Duggar’s children. Anna Duggar is currently pregnant with the couple’s seventh child.
“Who wouldn’t care about that? My heart goes out to all these innocent and sweet victimsâ¦ It breaks my heart,” King continued.
Duggar’s trial was scheduled to begin in Arkansas this week, but the case was recently pushed back to November. Her parents, Michelle and Jim Bob Duggar, have broken their silence that the family’s TLC series “Counting On” is not being picked up for another season following her accusations.
âIt’s hard to believe that more than 17 years have passed since we were first contacted by a production company that wanted to make a one-hour documentary on the logistics of raising 14 children. ‘is enlarged (and grown!) before our eyes and on national television, and the journey has been miraculous: following God is an exciting adventure! ” Michelle and Jim Bob wrote in a statement posted on their website.
The couple called it “an incredible honor” to share their life and faith with viewers, “including some of the most difficult and painful times our family has ever faced.”
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Duggar starred in TLC’s “19 Kids and Counting” until he was taken off the network in 2015 following revelations he assaulted four of his sisters and a babysitter. His parents said he confessed to the touching and apologized. At a court hearing in April, federal prosecutors cited Duggar’s confessed assault in 2015 as a sign that he was a danger to the community.
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Duggar has also apologized previously for a porn addiction and for cheating on his wife.