Jim Bob & Michelle Duggar DITCH son-in-law Derick Dillard's law school graduation ceremony after family feud

JIM Bob and Michelle Duggar did not attend their son-in-law Derick Dillard's law school graduation ceremony.

Jill and Derick have distanced themselves from her parents since leaving Counting On and their subsequent family feud.


Yesterday, Jill shared a video of Derick's graduation ceremony from law school.

The dad-of-two noted he wore the same shoes as he did at his high school graduation, 14 years ago.

James Duggar, 20, was also in attendance, but Jill's parents, Jim Bob and Michelle were nowhere to be found.

Jill also shared their post-ceremony celebration with a brisket feast and cake.


Today, Derick also paid tribute to his wife Jill Duggar after the couple broke their silence about Counting On’s "control" over their family.

The dad-of-two took to his Instagram to praise his wife who had "been through so much."

Jill, 30, and Derick, 32, have become estranged from her famous family in recent years.

He posted a photo of the couple sharing a tender moment in a field as he put his arm around her and kissed her head.

Derick captioned the post: "I love life with my best friend. We have been through so much, but there’s nobody I would rather have by my side."



Yesterday, Jill and Derick opened up about Counting On’s "control" over their family in a message about the show's cancelation.

Last week, The Sun exclusively revealed that Counting On had been canceled after nearly six years.

In a lengthy statement on their blog, the couple admitted they were “a little late because we just learned the news with the rest of the world last Tuesday + this season of life is quite busy for us.”

They continued: “We first heard of the cancellation when both a friend & a cousin each texted us after seeing TLC’s statement online. We do not know how long the cancellation had been planned.

“It’s been over 4 years now since we chose to step away from the show, and, although we were initially barred from sharing our decision to leave the show, we have opened up a little more recently on our social media.”

The married couple added: "However, we also faced many pressures and some unexpected challenges which forced us to step away from the show in an effort to gain more control over our own lives and to do what was best for our family. "

A petition calling for Counting On's cancelation came after Josh Duggar's arrest on multiple child pornography charges.

"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," an insider told The Sun.

Fans had launched a petition to boycott Counting On when the horrifying details of Josh's child pornography arrest emerged.

Josh, 33, had pleaded not guilty after being charged with two counts of receiving and possessing child pornography.


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