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Duggar Family Accused Of Scripting Scenes, Hiring Actors On 'Reality' Spinoff Show

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Apr. 6 2016, Published 10:04 a.m. ET

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From the Kardashians to the Alaskan Bush People's Browns, no reality families are exempt from blatant TV fakery— including the Duggars!

According to Duggar Family News: Life Is Not All Pickles and Hairspray, an Arkansas native claims he was invited to "play the role" of a man interested in buying a car on the most recent episode of Jill & Jessa: Counting On.

Commenting on a friend's Facebook page, a man named Eric said a member of the Duggars' production team asked him to make the cameo.

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"A friend of mine works on the crew and invited me to play the role of 'guy who wants to buy car,'" Eric wrote under a screen grab from the episode.

However, on the episode, Eric was portrayed as a random stranger who was interested in buying one of Jinger and her brothers' renovated, or "flipped," cars.


Sadly, this isn't the first time the conservative Christian clan has been accused of scripting scenes on one of their so-called "reality" series.

Last year, the family filmed themselves donating food to a needy family. But when the crew turned off the cameras, one of the Duggar brothers took the box back and moved it into the group's own SUV, onlookers told Radar.

Jim Bob and Michelle are unlikely to address what's really going on in the super-sized family. According to In Touch, the parents to 19 have been fighting bitterly over how to handle admitted sex addict and child molester son Josh's recent return from Bible-based rehab.

"It's gotten so bad that friends think this could destroy the marriage that no one ever thought could be broken," a source told the magazine.



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