Jill Duggar Accused of Faking Grief Over Friend's Murder

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Last week, Jill Duggar and Derick Dillard shared some startling news from their temporary home in El Salvador.

It seems a friend of Jill and Derick's was murdered near his home in the couple's village.

Jill reported the news with a lengthy social media tribute to her late friend:

Jill Duggar & Derick Dillard: Back in Arkansas!

“We received a phone call on Monday from a friend here in Central America informing us that one of our other good friends (a fellow Christian) had been murdered the day before and that his family had found his body down by the river earlier that morning,” Jill wrote.

"Even though we had spoke [sic] with our friend and his family about the realities of the dangers here, and especially in their area right now, we were shocked when we learned of his kidnap [sic] and murder."

Fans were shocked, and many expressed their concerns for the Dillards safety or offered prayers for the family of their departed friend.

However, now it seems that others were doubtful about the sincerity of the Dillards' grief.

Jill Duggar: Smiling and Pregnant!

Hollywood Life posted the above photo on Tuesday, along with a headline reading:

"Jill Duggar Posts Baby Bump Snap After Revealing Her Friend Was Murdered"

The site went on to write:

"Jill Duggar seems to be in good spirits despite the tragic death of her friend, on May 22. She posted a photo on May 23, with her mother Michelle, where she showed off her growing bump.

"The snap came just 24 hours after she learned that her friend had been murdered."

Jill Duggar, Derick Dillard and Israel Dillard

We hate to get all Gossip Cop on you, but Hollywood Life may need to check its facts on this one.

Jill posted about her slain friend on May 17.

The photo above (which is nowhere to be found on Jill's IG account) appears to have been posted by a Duggar fan site on May 23.

The Dillards just returned to the US on May 20, so Jill couldn't possibly have posed with her mother within 24 hours of the murder.

On top of all of that, we have no way of knowing when that photo was actually taken (It could be from Jill's first pregnancy!) or when the Dillards' friend was murdered.

(In all likelihood, Jill waited a day or two before posting the information online.)

In short, we're calling BS.

Dammit, Hollywood Life, you've forced us to defend the Duggars.

Watch Counting On online to relive Jill and Derick's tumultuous says in El Salvador.

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