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Josh Duggar's pregnant wife will 'stick by him no matter what' as he faces child porn charges: Source says Anna will never leave her scandal-ridden husband because she 'wasn't raised' to believe in divorce

 Accused pedophile Josh Duggar's wife Anna is reportedly 'going to stick by him no matter what' — even as he set to go on trial on two child pornography charges later this year.

Josh, 33, was indicted on federal charges in April stemming from a 2019 raid that turned up a trove of images and videos depicting the sexual abuse of children, and on November 30 he is set to face those charges in court.

But despite the horrific nature of the alleged crimes — and the seemingly damning evidence from investigators, who say his computer was equipped with a dark web browser that could have let him anonymously search for the illegal content — a Duggar family friend told Fox News that pregnant Anna, 33, has no intention of taking the kids and leaving.

Loyal to a fault: Accused pedophile Josh Duggar's wife Anna is reportedly 'going to stick by him no matter what' ¿ even as he set to go on trial on two child pornography charges

Loyal to a fault: Accused pedophile Josh Duggar's wife Anna is reportedly 'going to stick by him no matter what' — even as he set to go on trial on two child pornography charges 

Disgusting: Josh, 33, was indicted on federal charges in April stemming from a 2019 raid that turned up a trove of images and videos depicting the sexual abuse of children

Disgusting: Josh, 33, was indicted on federal charges in April stemming from a 2019 raid that turned up a trove of images and videos depicting the sexual abuse of children 

'Divorce is never going to be a first option [for Anna]. It's going to be a last, last resort,' the source said. 'That is the kind of wife she is, and the kind of person she is and the kind of family that they are.'

Turning to divorce is not 'how she was raised,' the source said, adding: 'It's what she was taught in her relationship with God.'  

'She and his family are going to stick by him no matter what,' the friend continued.

'They obviously won't agree with some things he's done in the past and don't know what's happening with what's going on right now but they're always going to love him and stand by him and want the best for him, and want him to do things right. They're never going to be different than that.'

Josh and Anna met at a homeschooling convention in 2006, with Josh waiting until Anna's 20th birthday to propose.

They married at Buford Grove Baptist Church in Hillard, Florida on September 26, 2008, sharing their first kiss at the altar.


Trapped for life: Anna, 33, reportedly has no intention of leaving, because turning to divorce is not 'how she was raised'

Trapped for life: Anna, 33, reportedly has no intention of leaving, because turning to divorce is not 'how she was raised'

Made to procreate: Josh and his wife Anna have six kids: Mackynzie, 11, Michael, 9, Marcus 7, Meredith 5, Mason, 3, and Maryella, 1

Made to procreate: Josh and his wife Anna have six kids: Mackynzie, 11, Michael, 9, Marcus 7, Meredith 5, Mason, 3, and Maryella, 1

Together, they have six children — Mackynzie Renée, 11, Michael James, 10, Marcus Anthony, 7, Meredith Grace, 5, Mason Garrett, 3, and Maryella Hope, 19 months — and Anna is pregnant with their seventh. 

Josh has been out on bail since May 8, though he is not allowed to return home to his family. Instead, he is staying with a third party, family friends LaCount and Maria Reber, and wears an ankle monitor.

In court documents, his lawyers had argued that he 'poses no flight risk' because of his 'deep roots' in the community and his 'widely recognizable face.' 

Josh is still allowed to see his children with supervision, and Anna has reportedly taken them for visits. 

'[Josh] has seen [his] children with Anna there. She has to be there,' an insider told  People in May.

That source also claimed Anna will stay by Josh's side, adding remarkably: 'She thinks Josh is innocent.'

The Sun also reported on Anna's intention to stand by Josh, with a source telling the outlet that the soon-to-be-mother-of-seven is in 'denial' and blames Josh's parents, Jim Bob and Michelle. 

Can't fault that logic! His wife, Anna, reportedly thinks he is innocent ¿ and blames his parents for his arrest

Can't fault that logic! His wife, Anna, reportedly thinks he is innocent — and blames his parents for his arrest 

Out: Josh was released on bail while he awaits trial, which is scheduled to being November 30

Out: Josh was released on bail while he awaits trial, which is scheduled to being November 30

Smart choices: He is staying with family friends LaCount and Maria Reber, who agreed to take him in

Smart choices: He is staying with family friends LaCount and Maria Reber, who agreed to take him in

Former reality star Josh Duggar booked into Arkansas jail
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Guess the President's not a 19 Kids and Counting fan! Anna 'also thinks that this case is a conspiracy theory against her husband set up by the Biden administration'

Guess the President's not a 19 Kids and Counting fan! Anna 'also thinks that this case is a conspiracy theory against her husband set up by the Biden administration' 

'Jim Bob is telling people she is defending Josh and no longer speaking to most of the family,' the source said.

'Jim Bob said she blames him and wife Michelle for Josh's arrest. Anna feels it all stems from how they dealt with his previous molestation scandal after he assaulted his sisters.'

She is also pointing a finger at the President.

'She also thinks that this case is a conspiracy theory against her husband set up by the Biden administration,' the source said. 'She believes that if Donald Trump was still in power this would not be happening, and refuses to believe he's done anything wrong.'  

None of this should come as a surprise to those who have followed the family over the years, as Anna also stuck by Josh through sexually deviant behavior in the past.

In 2015, an unearthed police report revealed that Josh had sexually abused four of younger siblings, as well as a fifth minor, when he was a teenager.

Josh had gone to a faith-based rehab facility in Little Rock, Arkansas in 2003 after his parents learned of the molestation, and spent three months in the facility, which was owned by the Institute in Basic Life Principles (IBLP), a Christian ministry and training program founded by Bill Gothard.

Can do no wrong in her eyes! Anna, who married Josh in 2008, has stuck by him through sexually deviant behavior in the past

Can do no wrong in her eyes! Anna, who married Josh in 2008, has stuck by him through sexually deviant behavior in the past 

All's forgiven! Josh famously admitted to molesting four of his younger sisters and a fifth child when he was a teenager

All's forgiven! Josh famously admitted to molesting four of his younger sisters and a fifth child when he was a teenager

The abuse was kept a secret until 2015 — and just months after it came to light, Josh was discovered to be using the adultery website Ashley Madison.

Josh confessed to being unfaithful and having an 'addiction' to pornography, and went away for several months to a $7,500-per-month Christian treatment center for addiction. 

By then, he had been married to Anna for seven years, but betrayed no hint that she considered leaving him. 

'It was definitely hard, and I think it is such a betrayal for a spouse to go through what we’re walking through,' she in a 2015 episode of Counting On. 'It was hard to realize that it was such a public [ordeal].'

'Here we were as a Christian couple, everyone was able to see us get married and vow before God to be loyal to each other, and that loyalty was broken. For my heart it was just like, "How could this happen in our marriage?" Josh is my first love, my one and only,' she went on.

Despite her heartbreak, she intended to keep her marriage vows. 

'In my heart, when I got married, I vowed to God first and then to Joshua, "For better or for worse, 'til death do we part." I pray that through all of this that I would be an extension of God's love to Joshua, that I would love him and forgive him and wait patiently and allow God to work through our hearts.

Role models: Her parents urged her to stay when he was unfaithful, with her dad reportedly defending Josh by pointing out that King David had an affair with Bathsheba in the Bible

Role models: Her parents urged her to stay when he was unfaithful, with her dad reportedly defending Josh by pointing out that King David had an affair with Bathsheba in the Bible

'I don't know how to handle this': Anna Duggar visits Josh
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'My prayer and my heart's desire is for our marriage to be restored,' she said. 

Anna was praised by Josh's family for her steadfastness, with Josh's younger sister Joy Anna saying, 'I'm really amazed by the strength that God has given Anna and just how she's going through all of this and having a good attitude about it all even though it's so hard and you know it hurts really bad.'

Her own parents, Mike and Suzette Keller, also urged her to stay, telling her 'divorce is not an option,' according to People. In fact, Mike reportedly defended Josh by pointing out that King David had an affair with Bathsheba in the Bible.

While some viewers suggested Anna was 'trapped' — she has no formal education, no work experience, and several children already by that point — some of her own siblings encouraged her to leave.

According to People, Anna's younger sister reportedly texted Anna saying, "Please let me buy you and the kids plane tickets, and you stay with us for a little while," but Anna refused to take her up on it. 

Her brother Daniel also reportedly offered to help her, and wrote on Facebook at the time: 'I won’t stop trying to get that pig out of our family,” he wrote on Monday.'

Gross: Duggar is alleged to have downloaded child sexual abuse material online back in 2019 on May 14, 15, and 16

Gross: Duggar is alleged to have downloaded child sexual abuse material online back in 2019 on May 14, 15, and 16 

In 2016, Anna wrote about moving forward in a blog post, saying: '2015 was the most difficult year of my life. Yet, amazingly I’ve found that in my own life crisis God has drawn near to me ("He’s near to the brokenhearted” Psalms 34:18) and my faith has been more precious to me than ever before.'

For some time after, Anna refrained from posting pictures of Josh on Instagram, but with time, she was back to including him on social media. 

Like it never happened! Anna shared effusive praise for her husband on his 31st birthday and mentioned his 'redemption' ¿ less than four years after he admitted he was unfaithful

Like it never happened! Anna shared effusive praise for her husband on his 31st birthday and mentioned his 'redemption' — less than four years after he admitted he was unfaithful

'Redemption is a beautiful thing!' she told a fan who commented on Josh's presence in Instagram photos. 

On his birthday one year, Anna also wrote an effusive Instagram post singing his praises, saying: 'Your gratitude for redemption through JESUS and striving to please HIM above all!'

She continued: 'Joshua, YOU are a TREASURE and I look forward to growing old — TOGETHER.'

She also clearly forgave him privately. In 2017, they welcomed a son named Mason, followed by a daughter named Maryella in 2019. They are now expecting their seventh. 

As recently as a week before his arrest, Anna was even taking to Instagram to defend her husband against critics.

When an Instagram commenter asked, 'How do you afford all those kids? Does Josh even work?' Anna shot back: 'Yes, my husband is a diligent worker and provides well for our family.' 

These days, of course, Josh is on house arrest and not working at all — and he could be sentenced to up to 40 years in prison if found guilty. 

'In my heart, when I got married, I vowed to God first and then to Joshua, "For better or for worse, 'til death do we part,"' she previously said

'In my heart, when I got married, I vowed to God first and then to Joshua, "For better or for worse, 'til death do we part,"' she previously said 

The charges came after a raid at his Arkansas dealership Wholesale Motorcars, in 2019

The charges came after a raid at his Arkansas dealership Wholesale Motorcars, in 2019

According to the indictment, he is alleged to have downloaded child sexual abuse material online in May 2019. 

When the raid was carried out and before Josh knew what authorities were investigating, he had allegedly asked agents: 'What is this about? Has someone been downloading child pornography?'

Josh was asked about having child porn in his possession and he allegedly responded: 'I'd rather not answer that question.'

Some of the material he is accused of possessing shows children under the age of 12, and Homeland Security special agent Gerald Faulkner described some of the content as 'in the top five of the worst of the worst that I've ever had to examine.'

His computer was reportedly equipped with a dark web browser that could have let him anonymously search for child porn. The Tor browser would have allowed the him to bypass anti-porn software called Covenant Eyes that Anna installed to monitor what her husband downloaded. 

The files were first flagged by a detective in Little Rock before allegedly being traced to Josh's car dealership. The IP address of the computer was also linked to Josh's dealership.

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