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‘I Have Been the Biggest Hypocrite Ever’: Josh Duggar Admits to Cheating on His Wife, Porn Addiction

Former reality show star Josh Duggar released a statement Thursday acknowledging his hypocrisy after the recent Ashley Madison hack revealed he spent close to $1,000 to use the adulterous hook-up site.

The former 19 Kids and Counting star, who has been under fire much of the year after it was revealed he molested his sisters and another girl as a teen, apparently had two paid accounts on Ashley Madison.

The former Family Research Council lobbyist released a statement after he was outed, admitting that, “I have been the biggest hypocrite ever.”

“While espousing faith and family values, I have secretly over the last several years been viewing pornography on the internet and this became a secret addiction and I became unfaithful to my wife,” Duggar wrote.

“I brought hurt and a reproach to my family, close friends, and the fans of our show with my actions that happened when I was 14-15 years old, and now I have re-broken their trust,” Duggar added. “The last few years, while publicly stating I was fighting against immorality in our country, I was hiding my own personal failings.”

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