Josh Duggar Jokes About Incest in 19 Kids and Counting Clip

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It's been almost a week since the news first broke that Josh Duggar was named in an underage sexual abuse investigation while he was still in his teens.

We've since learned that several critics of the family may have known about the details of Josh's alleged molestations as far back as 2007.

The Duggar family managed to successfully keep Josh's ugly past mostly hidden from the public for almost eight years, but for those in the know, scenes like the one below must have come as quite a shock:

In the clip, Josh describes an early date with his future wife Anna, which had to be chaperoned per the Duggar rules of courtship

When Jinger Duggar proved unable to escort the couple, twins Jana and John-David were chosen instead.

In the video above, Josh refers to the foursome as a "double date" before joking, "We are from Arkansas!"

Many would argue that the joke (which plays on the well-known stereotype of incest amongst families of the rural South) would be in poor taste in any context, but the comment is made especially offensive by the knowledge that Josh had previously been accused of molesting his sisters.

Sources say TLC has not yet reached a decision about the future of the show that made Josh and his family famous, but for now, the network has pulled 19 Kids and Counting from its schedule.

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