AMY Duggar said she "stands with" TLC's decision to cancel Counting On after her cousin Josh's arrest on child porn charges.

The Sun exclusively revealed on Monday that the show – a spin-off from 19 Kids & Counting – has been axed after almost six years.

Amy – who featured regularly on 19 Kids & Counting and made several appearances on Counting On – said she agrees with the show being taken off air.

The 34-year-old wrote on Instagram: "Thank you for the ride.

"I’ll treasure the memories, always. Also, I stand with the network in this decision!"

The mother-of-one – who is the niece of Jim Bob and Michelle – shared a series of throwbacks from the show, including with her longtime friend, cousin Jill.



Her mother Deanna commented on her post: "Great memories! We had so much fun filming in Nashville when you decided you wanted to be a 'Big Country Star'."

Amy – who recently condemned Josh's child porn charges – replied: "After seeing that contract where they basically wanted me to sell my soul.

"Nooo thank you!!! I'd rather have my faith, my morals and my life now!"

She then took to her Instagram Stories to ask if NDAs signed during Counting On are still valid now that the series has been axed.


Tagging Jill and her lawyer husband Derick Dillard, she said: "Question for anyone out there who is a lawyer, aka Derick.

"Once a show is canceled does that mean if anyone has signed an NDA – is that canceled since there's no show to protect?

"Hmm. Just a question. I have a feeling that things are going to get very interesting."

Counting On's cancellation comes after fans launched a petition to boycott the show – as horrifying details of Josh's child pornography arrest emerged.


An insider told The Sun exclusively: "The decision was made by TLC earlier this week to cancel the show.

"The family was told over the phone shortly after and it's still very hush hush. 

"The petition from those who boycotted Counting On was hard to ignore, and sponsors were very concerned following Josh's arrest. 

"There have been a lot of discussions in recent weeks as the network had already spent money on production after months of filming."


"But the bottom line is, the network really wants to be on the right side of this scandal ahead of Josh's trial. It was important for bosses to be seen to have taken action.

"The case has put the show in such a bad light, and although it's a shame for those who worked hard on it, and the money spent, there really is no way forward."

Counting On's last season ended in September 2020, and fans have been left wondering if there will be a new season this year.

A rep then provided a brief statement to other media outlets, saying: "TLC will not be producing additional seasons of Counting On.

"TLC feels it is important to give the Duggar family the opportunity to address their situation privately."

Josh never appeared on Counting On. He featured on 19 Kids & Counting, which was axed in 2015 after Josh was accused of molesting five minor females.

Many members of the family have stood by him since his recent arrest, including pregnant wife Anna.

He pleaded not guilty after being charged with two counts of receiving and possessing child porn. 

Josh was taken into custody on federal charges on April 29 following a 2019 Homeland Security raid on his now-shuttered used car dealership, The Sun first reported.

His father Jim Bob is believed to be paying his lawyers, as Josh has been out of work for months. He also arranged for a third party custodian to take him in when he was let out on bail.

The Sun exclusively revealed on Tuesday that his jury trial has been postponed until November.

If convicted, he could receive 20 years in prison with fines up to $250,000 for each count.

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