According to the creators of the new docu-series “Shiny Happy People: Duggar Family Secrets,” the Duggar family’s contentious IBLP church is at the center of the issues surrounding them.
The following limited series, debuting on Amazon Prime in June, will dive deeply into their family’s troubling links to a sort of radical religious movement. In the end, it reveals how the cult of IBLP has influenced and harmed the formerly adored reality family. According to the show’s executive producer, Olivia Crist, “Josh Duggar perhaps does not even scratch the surface in this cult,” in an interview with the media.
The Upcoming Duggar Docu-Series Attempts To Reveal The Family’s Nefarious Church
She continues that thousands of people have been a victim of this chain and have been suffering without a voice for many years, even listening to their experiences is a lesson in itself. She said that she believed that for the ones who are still associated with or locked in an IBLP group, this is an opportunity to realize that they can leave and that they are not alone. Homeland Security detained Josh Duggar, 35, in April two years back on suspicion of possessing and receiving child pornography. He has always maintained his innocence, but that December he was eventually found guilty of all charges. Josh has previously admitted to abusing young females while he was between the ages of 12 and 15; among them were two of his siblings, Jill and Jessa. Additionally, he previously acknowledged cheating on Anna Duggar, his wife.
Josh, according to Crist, was raised in a household with inherently has been quite abusive and violent and has been ignorant towards sex education. Julia Willoughby Nason, the documentary’s executive producer, tells individuals that the filmmakers hope that their series encourages people to find a voice, speak out, be brave, and take risks.