The streaming content site Hulu has pulled all of its episodes of the TLC show 19 Kids and Counting, following sexual abuse revelations involving star and eldest son Josh Duggar. The cable network, which consulted with Hulu before the move, has also yanked all re-runs from its lineup, and it’s unclear if it will bring the show back at all. Last week, Josh Duggar, now 27 years old, issued an apology for acting “inexcusably” in past “wrongdoing,” after InTouch magazine posted a police report showing that he had been accused of molesting several young girls as a teenager. Duggar also stepped down from his role at a conservative political group. Several major advertisers have since cut ties with the reality show ... Discuss
After weeks of speculation, last night on Twitter, John Stamos announced that Danny Tanner is officially coming back: “Last but not least-best piece of casting yet. The great @bobsaget will be joining our show on @netfilx - this completes the perfect reunon!” [sic] Saget will join original cast members Stamos, Candace Cameron-Bure, Andrea Barber, Jodi Sweetin, Lori Loughlin and Dave Coulier in the upcoming Netflix series Fuller House, which revisits members of the Tanner clan more than two decades after the series ended its run on TGIF. Sadly, the Olsen twins will not make an appearance. How rude! ... Discuss
We’ve already seen what the opening from Netflix’s Daredevil would look like mashed-up with the beginning of Night Court, now, a YouTube genius has combined the comic book series with Law & Order. Time well spent, Internet ... Discuss
For the very reasonable price of just $29.99, you can finally own your own Tina Fey and Amy Poehler action figures. And, because what toy set would be complete without some accessories, the kit, from Bif Bang Pow! also includes a miniature version of the SNL Weekend Update desk the duo used to share. Christmas has come early ... Discuss
According to multiple reports, several major advertiser have pulled TV spots from the TLC show 19 Kids and Counting. Last week, star Josh Duggar issued an apology following the release of police reports that show he had been accused of sexually abusing children as a teenager. The Hollywood Reporter says that Choice Hotels and Payless ShoeSource have joined companies including General Mills and Walgreens who are no longer advertising on the reality series. Reruns of the series have been dropped from the TLC schedule.
Josh, 27, who is the oldest of the Duggar children, resigned from the political group Family Research Council and issued an apology last week for acting “inexcusably.” He wrote, “We spoke with the authorities where I confessed my wrongdoing and my parents arranged for me and those affected by my actions to receive counseling … I sought forgiveness from those I had wronged and asked Christ to forgive me and come into my life.” (You can read it in its entirety on Facebook). InTouch Weekly published a police report, which indicated Duggar was investigated for molesting several young girls in incidents dating back to 2002, but managed to avoid prosecution after the statute of limitation passed between when some of the crimes were allegedly committed, and when they were reported to authorities ... Discuss