Josh Duggar releases statement regarding Ashley Madison revelations

This morning, one day after the revelations surrounding his subscription to the infidelity dating website, Josh Duggar released a statement posted to his family’s website.

The statement began with an introduction from Josh’s mom, Michelle Duggar, who said the family’s “hearts were broken” when they heard the recent news.

“As we continue to place our trust in God we ask for your prayers for Josh, Anna, our grandchildren and our entire family,” she wrote.

Below is Josh’s statement in full:

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Duggar paid a total of $986.76 for two different monthly Ashley Madison subscriptions starting in February of 2013 and abruptly ending in May of 2015. is a website designed for people looking to have extramarital affairs.

[UPDATE: 8/20/15, 4:04pm PST]: Someone, presumably Josh, updated his statement to exclude his mention of pornography addiction. You can see the updated version in the screenshot below:

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Featured image via NBC News

Sky Palma

Before launching DeadState back in 2012, Sky Palma has been blogging about politics, social issues and religion for over a decade. He lives in Los Angeles and also enjoys Brazilian jiu jitsu, chess, music and art.

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