The Counting On spoilers suggests that Jill Dillard stays mum on family abuse. She made an appearance on Shiny Happy People: Duggar Family Secrets with her husband Derick. They talk about her strict upbringing and the super-conservative IBLP religious organization. Yet, fans are wondering why she didn’t address an important topic.
Counting On Spoilers – Jill Dillard Stays Quiet
The Counting On spoilers reveals that Jill Dillard stayed quiet on Shiny Happy People. A user who goes by the name No_Seaweed442 took to the DuggarsSnark subreddit to speculate why she didn’t speak up on the family abuse.
They were more focused on the things she didn’t say rather than what she did say. In the docuseries, Jill and Derick talk about the TLC contract she signed and how she didn’t get paid for her appearances on the hit show.
“For example, she wasn’t included in any of the clips about physical abuse/spanking,” the original poster noted. “She also did not comment about her homeschooling experience, or her thoughts on the modesty standards that were included in the wisdom booklets. We didn’t hear about any of the Duggar girls volunteering with IBLP.”
The user wanted to know why Jill Dillard didn’t speak out on these important issues. There are concerns as to why she stayed mum. It’s no secret that there’s an ongoing discourse about modesty culture and the abuse that goes on with younger children.
Jill only spoke out about the time when she was molested by her older brother, Josh Duggar, and how she was forced to defend him afterward.
Counting On Spoilers – Jill Dillard Throws Jim Bob Under The Bus
According to the Counting On spoilers, Jill Dillard still throws her dad Jim Bob under the bus. She just avoided certain topics. Other fans took to the thread to share their thoughts. Most of them believed that the producers didn’t want to focus too much on the Duggars themselves.
“Perhaps the filmmakers didn’t want to focus too specifically on the Duggars,” one fan speculated. “It’s also okay not to want to publicly discuss your abuse. It’s personal,” another user noted. “I think she still experiences so much shame and isn’t ready to talk about those things publicly,” a third user commented.
Some fans feel that Jill Dillard is still in a different place. She has moved on from her abuse. Jill and Derick are more hurt by their distrust of Jim Bob and the financial problems it caused. Why do you think Jill stayed mum on the family abuse? Sound off below in the comment section.
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