Jim Bob and Michelle Duggar say they were blindsided, and heartbroken, by the news that Josh Duggar has been messing around on wife Anna.
As the 27-year-old Josh revealed in a statement on Thursday, reports that he was paying money to cheating site Ashley Madison were accurate.
Unlike the Josh Duggar molestation scandal, which was kept under wraps by his parents for 10+ years, this one was news to Jim Bob and Michelle.
"When we learned of this late last night our hearts were broken," the parents of 19 Kids & Counting wrote on the family's official website.
"As we continue to place our trust in God we ask for your prayers for Josh, Anna, our grandchildren, and our entire family," they added.
So much for that TV comeback JBD had been dreaming of.
Josh came clean about his actions after Ashley Madison was hacked, its users were exposed, and Gawker found Duggar was one of them.
Between February 2013 and May 2015, Josh cheated on Anna, the mother of his four kids, and used the Internet to fuel a "double life."
"I have been the biggest hypocrite ever," he said in a statement.
Accurately noting that he did all this "while espousing faith and family values," he went on to confirm that he is indeed an adulterer.
"I have secretly been viewing pornography on the Internet and this became a secret addiction and I became unfaithful to my wife."
"I am so ashamed of the double life that I have been living."
"I am grieved for the hurt, pain, and disgrace my sin caused my wife and family, and most of all Jesus and all those who profess faith in Him."
Josh later edited his apology to remove porn and Satan references, because ... he thought no one would notice and it would sound better?
In any case, he can't be all that sorry about it, except for the fact that he got caught. Unlike the molestation of his sisters, this was recent.
Worse yet, proactively setting up and account and paying money to f--k around on your wife online isn't an isolated moment of weakness.
Moreover, February 2013-May 2015 is kind of a while not to have had some success for the $980 he paid in monthly subscriber costs.
As for the odds we will see Anna Duggar divorce Josh?
Sadly, slim to none. Sources close to the family say that's not even something that will be discussed, which is just sad if you ask us.