Jana Duggar Stuns Fans, Pisses Off Parents By WEARING PANTS on Instagram!

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Next month, Jana Duggar will turn 30.

Obviously, she's still young enough that she can follow just about any path in life that she chooses, but as a member of the Duggar family, her options are severely limited.

Jana Duggar on Counting On Photo

Jana is still single, which is almost unheard of in the Duggars' world.

The family subscribes to the set of beliefs espoused by the Quiverfull movement, which teaches its followers that it's the duty of every Christian woman to birth as many children as possible.

And so, Jana's apparent reluctance to marry has been taken by many as a rejection of her family's values.

Her notoriously strict parents are rumored to be laying on the pressure, but it seems their efforts are having the opposite of the desired effect:

Jana Duggar Wears Pants

And there's the proof.

Folks, what you have here is a photo of Jana Duggar wearing pants.

That might not seem like a very big deal, but this is Jana's first time defying the infamous Duggar dress code, which requires women to wear long skirts at all times.

Jinger Duggar was the first to wear pants in the family, but she did so after getting married to Jeremy Vuolo.

This is significant, because marriage in the Duggar clan is viewed as a sort of transfer of ownership.

Jana Duggar on Counting On: A Photo

Married women are no longer the property of their fathers; they now belong to their husbands.

Yeah, the Duggars are not the most enlightened bunch.

So when Jinger wore pants, she did so with the permission of her new husband.

Several of her sisters followed suit, but they, too, did so with the consent of their spouses.

Jana Duggar on the Beach

Jana is out here rocking the boat by wearing pants without the permission of any man!

And you can bet her notoriously overbearing mother and father are less than thrilled about it.

(Jim Bob is usually the disciplinarian, but it was Michelle who devised the dress code.)

Jana's sartorial rebellion has distracted from her genuinely heartwarming holiday Instagram post:

Jana and Mr. Billie

"It’s always good to see Mr. Billie!" she captioned the pics.

"He is 88 years old and has worked at Walmart and Sam’s Club collectively now for over 25 years. Mr. Billie brings in his own stickers to give away to the kids (and adults!) that he greets coming through the doors!" Jana added.

"However, it’s the sincere smile, friendly face, and kind words that have made this man a town favorite."

Jana went on to reveal that she and Mr. Billie have more in common than just their love for big box stores:

Jana In LA

"When I was young, our family made many trips to the Springdale Walmart and it seemed like he was always there welcoming us with a sheet of stickers and a big smile!" she wrote.

"He is one of 14 children, is a twin himself, and has another set of twin sisters! I remember when my mom was pregnant with number 15 he’d jokingly tell her that she could stop now that she had caught up to his Mother."

Jana concluded:

"We could all definitely use more people like Mr. Billie in this world!!"

Posts like this one have contributed to the rumor that Jana is planning to eschew domestic life in favor of creating her own faith-based media brand.

Maybe wearing pants in public is just the first step toward landing her own talk show.

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