News: Josh Duggar Denied Appeal Against Danica Dillon – Her Lawsuit Will Continue

News: Josh Duggar Denied Appeal Against Danica Dillon – Her Lawsuit Will Continue January 8, 2016

newsThings did not go the way that Josh Duggar and his attorneys hoped in today’s hearing on the validity of Danica Dillon’s lawsuit again him. The judge ruled this morning that he was denying the appeal with these words (from Entertainment Tonight):

“We decline to grant Duggar’s motion to dismiss at this early stage of litigation where Stamm-Northup alleges Duggar treated her roughly, caused physical injuries, and she felt ‘as if she was being raped,'” Pennsylvania judge, J. Kearney, determined.

According to the same article Josh does not deny in his counter claim that he paid Dillon for sex, or that it might have been rough. Here’s what his lawyer had to say:

“Her labels and conclusions are not adequate, particularly because she states that she consented to physical and sexual contact in exchange for payment,” Josh’s lawyer, Jeffrey A. Conrad, argued in the court documents.

Translation: It sounds like a very legalese way to say you cannot rape a prostitute, which we all know is a lie. Anyone regardless of profession or anything else, can be a victim of rape.

But at the same time this appeal was denied TMZ is reporting something odd and very different than what the court papers filed on Josh’s behalf say. They say he is claiming he doesn’t know Dillon, has never met her, never been in that hotel or strip club and has an air tight alibi for the days in question. No documentation to back up what TMZ is saying. Sounds like something a supposed ‘Duggar insider’ made up. From TMZ:

Duggar claims in new legal docs he has an air-tight alibi … he was not even in Pennsylvania, the state where the alleged encounter went down. He also says he has never in his life been to the strip club or hotel in question.

Wonder what this published report of denial is all about since the legal documents admit Duggar paid Dillon for sex and had sex with her.

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  • Mel

    It’s DuggarLand. In DuggarLand, the world is divided into the “evil” outside world that requires people to tell the truth or at least have a consistent lie. In the “Christian, subcatergory Special” world, your story is based on whatever is convenient and paints you as a SuperChristian.

  • Abigail Smith

    Plus if they believe something is true, it must be, right? They also believe they really have Christian love for others, too.

  • Nea

    Yknow, I wouldn’t actually be too surprised that the legal strategy is “I wasn’t there despite the court records I was.” Because, to be brutally blunt, that was EXACTLY his defense against child molestation: “I didn’t do it despite what the police report says.” And to be even more brutally blunt that worked. His parents rallied around him, religious and political leaders rallied around him, his own *victims* rallied around him and all in unison said that it was totally meaniepie to treat incestuous child molestation as either incest or molestation and that the oldest person in the room was really just the child.

  • Nea

    And that God loves them best of all.

  • Why fix it if it ain’t broke? As you pointed out, that defense worked before. He’s probably just not used to someone fighting back.

  • Astrin Ymris

    So… he’s simultaneously claiming that Danica Dillon contracted to have “rough” sex with him, and that the incident(s) in question never happened?

  • Anonyme

    To be fair, I’m 99% positive that the Duggar girls were coerced into rally around Josh. Jim-Bob, Michelle and Josh had to keep the Duggar train from completely derailing. Plus, God forgave Joshy and if you don’t, you’re a sinner, too! (ugh)

  • Antoinette Herrera

    Perhaps it wasn’t Joshy-boy, but his evil twin, Raggud Hsoj?

  • Anonyme

    Duggarland…the Judgiest Place on Earth ™

  • Nea

    Certainly not female someone’s and ESPECIALLY not “fallen women.” He must think he dropped down the rabbit hole to find that a prostitute has human rights.

  • Nea

    I’m positive that those girls were browbeaten into both forgiving him and publicly excusing him and praising their parents about how they handled the issue. But there appears to be no sense of learning from the behavior of Jill or Jessa; no implication that they would do differently as parents than was done to them by their own.

  • Abigail Smith

    Can’t you just see that as theme park???

  • Abigail Smith


  • ConcepcionImmaculadaPantalones

    “My penis was nowhere near that woman’s vagina!”

    Suuuuuuuuure….that’s what all the philandering jerks say.

  • Overitmom

    There’s also the aspect of Mind Control – the parents at this point in their lives probably don’t have to say much about it, it’s been engrained in them their entire lives to forgive forgive forgive, that this is their fault because they were sinful girls, that this is just normal behaviour on the part of a little boy, that the church holds the only solution to these types of sins… They probably think that they believe every single bit of it.

  • Antoinette Herrera

    Envisioning a Horror House with animatronic versions of Michael and Debi Pearl, Bill Gothard, and Steven Anderson. Oh yeah, and Zsuzsanna Anderson ranting about hell, in lurid detail. There would also be a Gender Roles Tilt-a-Whirl for the fans of El Gran Pendejo. Plus a Build a Baby workshop where you can collect as many infant plushies as you want, a Holy Ghost water flume/baptismal zone, a 3-D theater showing endless episodes of 19 Kids and Counting, and a buffet serving all-you-can-eat turkey bacon and Tater Tot Casserole.

  • Abigail Smith

    LOL, including the Blanket Training Dungeon and a ride like “Small World” at Disney with a song about how you must be happy ALL the time

  • Antoinette Herrera

    And Happy Helmets to spread the “Happy happy joy joy” after the ride.

  • Bellanova

    An OT question for Suzanne or anyone:

    Why have comments under older posts been removed? I’m looking at posts about BGR (but not only) — the comment sections are gone.

  • Suzanne Harper Titkemeyer

    I think it’s something that has happened ether by a glitch or something they are doing with Patheos. Not sure but will ask. Noticed that myself when I went to look last week because we were getting zero comments on the one old old old post that always picks up random Duggar supporters. I was wondering why no new comments had been posted on it in a few months.