Jill Duggar SLAMMED For Racist Social Media Comment!

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Jill Duggar is in hot water yet again.

Although at this point, she's probably used to the temperature, as it seems to be where she spends most of her time.

Jill Duggar Holding SamSam

As you may have heard, Derick Dillard was fired by TLC after harassing a fellow network star on Twitter.

Derick did not appear in Monday's Counting On season premiere, and many fans took note of the fact that Jill was absent from the episode as well.

So it appears that Jill is either sitting this one out, or she was axed alongside her husband.

Either way, if she had hoped the scrutiny of her personal life would diminish now that she's stepped away from the spotlight, she's got another thing coming.

The latest mini-scandal has to do with a comment that Jill posted on her sister Joy-Anna's Instagram page.

Joy-Anna, Austin, Gideon

As you may have heard, Joy welcomed her first child this month, and the photo above is the first pic of little Gideon to appear online. 

"We are so blessed by the arrival of our son, Gideon Martyn Forsyth! He was born on 02/23/18 @ 3:39pm, weighing 10lbs. 3oz. and was 22 inches long!" Joy captioned the image.

Jill remarked:

"Congrats @austinandjoyforsyth on baby Gideon! We are so happy for y'all! #anotherbuddyinourteam #favoritetia."

It's that second hashtag that's got everyone up in arms.

"I'm Hispanic and it feels like she is using Spanish to seem cool, hip, whatever. Sounds like cultural appropriation to me." wrote one commenter.

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"At this point, it feels like cultural appropriation. You're not in [Central America] anymore, Jill. Derick is not papa, you are not tia," commented another.

The second remark refers to the fact that Jill and Derick performed missionary work in El Salvador for the better part of two years.

We won't bother to weigh in on the controversy regarding Jill's use of "tia" except to say it seems a bit nit-picky.

Far be it for us to defend a couple as problematic as the Dillards, but we wonder if these same people would be this upset if Jill casually tossed out an "adios," or another word borrowed from Spanish.

Interestingly, it seems criticism of Jill and Derick has only intensified in the months since Derick was fired.

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That's partially for good reason.

After all, Derick said some pretty abhorrent things, and it certainly doesn't seem he's learned his lesson.

Still, maybe fans should be saving their outrage for occasions like the time Derick attacked the Parkland shooting survivors in an unhinged social media tirade.

We know that outrage isn't a finite resource (especially in 2018), but it's most effective when used judiciously.

Watch Counting On online for more from reality TV's most controversial family.

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