Josh Duggar trial LIVE – Anna Duggar with husband at child pornography hearing as Jill and Jedidiah set to testify


ANNA Duggar stays with her husband Josh as her child pornography trial continues.

It comes as news broke that Josh’s sister Jill and brother Jedidiah may take a stand in his Child Sexual Abuse Material (CSAM) bomb lawsuit.

Jill and Jedidiah are expected to testify in the case, however, it is not clear whether it will be for the prosecution or the defense.

Former 19 Kids and Counting star Josh Duggar was charged earlier this year with two counts of downloading and possessing child pornography.

Josh, who has pleaded not guilty, has been charged with possessing sick images of CSAM which were “the worst of the worst” authorities have ever seen.

Josh’s trial is expected to last until early this week. If found guilty, he faces up to 20 years in prison.

Read our live blog on Josh Duggar’s essay for the latest news and updates …

  • EMOTIONAL TESTIMONIAL

    Bobye Holt continued, explaining that in 2005 Josh Duggar came to see her in Little Rock and spoke more about what happened in 2003.

    She explained that he confessed that the abuse of Jane Doe 4 was worse than previously revealed, that the improper touching was under her dress, and that he took off his pants.

    Graphic details of Ms Holt’s testimony will not be shared here, but the Sun reporter said she looked “painful” during her testimony.

    Ms Holt explained that being at the helm was “miserable” and that she still loved Josh and didn’t want to talk about it.

  • ENDED RELATIONSHIP

    Bobye Holt explained that the plan was for their eldest daughter and Josh Duggar to marry.

    She said Jim Bob Duggar told them so the girl would know why the relationship had to end.

    She said Josh went to a troubled youth facility and still loves Josh.

  • MARCH 30, 2003

    Bobye Holt testified that she and her husband, Jim Holt, visited the Duggars on March 30, 2003 on an “important matter”.

    She said Josh was present for the conversation and that he was 15 at the time.

    She said Josh explained that he had Jane Doe 4 on his knees during Bible time and inappropriately touched her chest and genitals.

    He confessed that he touched Jane Does 1, 2 and 3 on their chest and bottom, both on and under their clothes, when they were asleep from the ages of 12 to 15.

    The anonymous Jane Doe 4 was 5 years old.

  • BOBYE HOLT RECALLS 2003

    Bobye Holt then testified that Jim Bob and Michelle Duggar called herself and her husband at their house in 2003.

    The judge then warned the jury of the upcoming pedophilia testimony and reminded them that Josh Duggar had not been charged.

  • GRAPHIC MATERIAL DISCUSSED

    Graphics material was discussed at trial and may continue to be discussed as it continues.

    Please note that updates may hint at graphical information.

    If you or someone you know is affected by any of the issues raised in this story, call RAINN (Rape, Abuse, & Incest National Network) at 800-656-HOPE (4673).

    RAINN also has a live chat available if you would like to speak to a trained staff member who can provide confidential crisis support.

  • THE PURSUIT CALLS BOBYE HOLT

    Then, the prosecution’s Carly Marshall called Bobye Holt.

    She testified that she and her husband had been friends with the Duggars for over thirty years and that their children were best friends.

    She said their eldest daughter was Josh Duggar’s girlfriend in November 2002.

    She said it was formal and they were only 14 years old.

  • TECHNOLOGY

    Clayman then stood up and spoke to Holt again, who explained that Josh Duggar would help with the graphics on the computer and help put together and edit an ad when he was a teenager.

    Justin Gelfand noted that all of this work is done on a Mac, not an HP like the desktop computer.

  • HOW TO SET UP LINUX

    Jim Holt testified that he and Josh Duggar discussed Linux in 2010.

    He said Josh asked how to set up a Linux partition.

    Defense attorney Justin Gelfand then cross-examined Holt and Holt said that Clint Branham brought up the Linux conversation and was more tech savvy than he was, but was unsure of Josh.

  • THE PROSECUTION CALLS ON JIM HOLT

    Prosecutor William Clayman called Jim Holt to testify.

    Jim and Bobye Holt have 11 children and are longtime friends of the Duggar family.

    Jim has known Jim Bob Duggar since he was 11 years old.

    Josh volunteered for his political campaigns in 2000, 2004, and 2006, and helped less in 2010.

  • BRANHAM AND LINUX

    Branham explained that he and Josh discussed Linux and how it was a way for people to get around Covenant Eyes.

    Story asked if Branham thought Josh knew how to write lines of code or command code, and Branham said he wouldn’t be surprised, but Josh hadn’t told him.

  • DEFENSE REVIEW

    Josh’s defense attorney Travis Story then cross-examined Branham.

    Branham said the conversation with Josh took place in the summer of 2010.

    He said that Jim Holt was there for it and that he’s a longtime friend of Branham’s.

  • EYES OF ALLIANCE

    Branham said he and Josh Duggar discussed Covenant Eyes and how to stop people from bypassing it.

    He said Josh seemed disinterested in the conversation.

  • THE PROSECUTION CALLS CLINT BRANHAM

    This morning, District Attorney Dustin Roberts called Clint Branham, who is a cybersecurity technician.

    He said he and Josh Duggar were running in the same circles and would discuss technology and politics.

    He described Josh as “more advanced” than the average tech user, and that he thought Josh would be comfortable installing his own computer programs.

  • FAMILY TOGETHER

    Derick Dillard, James Duggar, Austin and Joy Forsyth, Anna Duggar and Jessa Duggar Seewald were all seen seated in the front row in the courtroom today.

  • HIGH EMOTIONS

    The Sun reporter at the trial observed that Joy-Anna Duggar appeared upset, while Jessa Duggar was in a good mood and was seen talking to Anna Duggar and smiling.

  • DUGGARS IN PRESENCE

    In addition to Derick Dillard, Joy-Anna (Duggar) Forsyth and her husband, Austin, as well as Anna Duggar, Jessa (Duggar) Seewald as well as Jed and James Duggar were present at the trial today, according to the Sun reporter. in the courthouse.

  • WHO IS JOY-ANNA DUGGAR FORSYTH?

    Joy-Anna, 24, is the ninth of the Duggars’ nineteen children.

    She has moved in with her husband Austin Forsyth and they have two children together – her son Gideon, three, and daughter Evelyn, one.

    Previously, she had fueled rumors she was pregnant with baby number three when she posed in a loose sweater for a family Thanksgiving photoshoot.

    The 19 Kids & Counting star appeared to hide her stomach as she stood next to Austin, with Gideon standing in front of her and making faces for the camera.

    She chose to spend Thanksgiving this year with the family from Austin, Texas.

    She shared a video of her in-laws making Thanksgiving dinner with potatoes and her mother-in-law’s traditional banana pudding.

  • JOY’S FASHION CHOICE

    Joy-Anna (Duggar) Forsyth notably wore a shorter dress to trial on Monday.

    She donned a dress that ended above the knee and boots when she arrived in court with her husband Austin Forsyth.

    This is remarkable because the Duggar family tend to follow strict rules of modesty when it comes to the wives and daughters of the family.

  • ARRIVAL OF JOY-ANNA AND AUSTIN FORSYTH

    Joy-Anna Duggar and her husband Austin Forsyth were also seen arriving in court on Monday morning.

    Credit: Toby Canham for the US Sun
    Credit: Toby Canham for the US Sun
  • DERICK DILLARD ARRIVES

    Derick Dillard was also seen arriving at the courthouse on Monday morning.

    He is the husband of Jill Dillard, one of Josh Duggar’s sisters.

    Jill is on the list of possible witnesses to testify this week.

    Credit: Toby Canham for the US Sun
    Credit: Toby Canham for the US Sun
  • JOSH AND ANNA DUGGAR HAND IN HAND

    Josh and Anna Duggar held hands as they made their way to court in these photos captured exclusively by a photographer for the US Sun.

    Credit: Toby Canham for the US Sun
    Credit: Toby Canham for the US Sun
    Credit: Toby Canham for the US Sun
  • JOSH AND ANNA DUGGAR ARRIVING AT COURT

    Josh and Anna Duggar were pictured arriving in court on Monday by a US Sun photographer.

    Credit: Toby Canham for the US Sun
    Credit: Toby Canham for the US Sun
    Credit: Toby Canham for the US Sun
  • GRAPHIC MATERIAL DISCUSSED

    Graphics material was discussed last week during the trial and may continue to be discussed as it continues.

    Please note that updates may include graphical information.

    If you or someone you know is affected by any of the issues raised in this story, call RAINN (Rape, Abuse, & Incest National Network) at 800-656-HOPE (4673).

    RAINN also has a live chat available if you would like to speak to a trained staff member who can provide confidential crisis support.

  • THE TRIAL RESUMES ON MONDAY

    Josh Duggar’s trial was scheduled to resume Monday at 8:30 a.m. CT.

    It is not known how long the trial will continue this week, but is expected to continue at least until Wednesday.

  • “I TELL THE TRUTH”

    In response to Amy Duggar King’s post, someone replied, “Everything you say doesn’t have to be a passive aggressive dog. [sic] in others. “

    Jana Duggar’s friend Laura DeMasie replied, “Amen.”

    In a direct response to DeMasie, Amy replied, “I will speak the truth and educate everyone on how the IBLP is harmful and destructive.”

    Although she tagged herself in the next response, Amy then apparently responded to DeMasie again and wrote, “Also, girl, you might want to be careful who you ‘work’ with.



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