How is that this for some unhappy and scrumptious irony?
For a few years, observers have remarked that Anna Duggar may as properly be dwelling in a jail… primarily based on how trapped she has gave the impression to be in a loveless marriage, counting on her in-laws for housing and cash, whereas being basically compelled to churn out infants each different 12 months.
Her husband, Josh Duggar, is headed to an precise federal jail.
Josh Duggar was sentenced to over 12 years behind bars on Wednesday, Could 25.
Anna was inside the courtroom when this choice got here down, exiting the constructing shortly afterward and ignoring questions from reporters on the way in which to her automotive.
She has stated scarcely something in any respect in public ever since Josh was arrested in April 2021 for illegally downloading sexually graphic materials of kids underneath 12.
Numerous sources have claimed, nevertheless, that Anna believes her partner is harmless — whereas she appeared to make the identical level on Instagram late final 12 months, writing at one level “there”s extra to the story” in relation to Josh’s arrest.
A jury of Duggar’s friends disagreed with this declare after they unanimously convicted Josh on December 9 of kid intercourse abuse, whereas a federal decide on Wednesday labeled Josh’s actions as “the sickest of the sick.”
Will this message get via to Anna?
May she truly rise up the nerve now to stroll away from her unhealthy, and probably harmful, marriage?
No, an insider tells In Contact Weekly.
We have heard for over a 12 months now that Anna has no plans to divorce Josh, whereas a brand new report from the aforementioned tabloid alleges there’s curiosity in courting Anna by unnamed males round Arkansas.
However the curiosity is just not reciprocated.
“She’s not the sort to search for and even take into account beginning a brand new life with one other man, however there are many upstanding, non secular males within the church who would recognize and deal with a girl like Anna,” this insider says.
“There’s a number of sympathy for her.”
Josh and Anna share seven children, together with a child simply born to them in October.
In response to the ruling handed down at his sentencing, Josh will probably be banned from spending time alone with even his personal underage children for 20 years after his launch.
And but: Anna “doesn’t take into account divorce” from Josh “an choice,” In Contact beforehand wrote, quoting a supply who continued as follows:
“A few of her relations need her to, but it surely goes towards every little thing in her being.”
The place will Anna go from right here?
“She is relieved that it’s over,” this similar journal reported on Thursday.
“Now comes the exhausting choice, whether or not to remain and watch for Josh to return out or begin her life over with out him.
“A few of her children will probably be grown with probably youngsters of their very own by the point their dad will get out.”
Completely loopy to consider, is not it?
Michelle and Jim Bob Duggar have supposedly provided Anna and all her children a spot to dwell… in their very own dwelling.
It is unclear whether or not she’ll settle for this supply.
However what choices does Anna Duggar actually have at this level?
“Everybody feels sympathy for Anna, she’s been dwelling in a nasty dream, and she or he wants a wake-up name,” the In Contact insider concluded on Thursday.
“I’ll let you know one factor although:
“Josh’s nightmare is about to worsen.”