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Calling all Duggar men — your fans want to know if you have real jobs

Leah Prinzivalli writes about pop culture, beauty and health and has interviewed some of your favorite reality stars. She has been published in VICE, Reductress, The Toast, The Frisky, and elsewhere. She lives in Brooklyn with her cat, l...

Wait — is TLC the only source of income for the Duggar men?

The Duggars' devoted followers are like no other fandom. The show has loyal fans who have watched every episode, read every blog and know all kinds of trivia about the family. But they're also some of the family's most voracious critics, worried about everything from the proper courting rituals to the treatment of the babies in the family. Now, fans are crying out over the "laziness" of the Duggar men.

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As The Inquisitr points out, we rarely see the Duggar men or those who marry into the family — Josh Duggar, Ben Seewald, Derick Dillard — engage in something we all can recognize as a job. So aside from their can't-be-that-lucrative TV gig, how does this family make money?

Fans reacted to a Facebook video encouraging them to exercise, wondering when Joseph Duggar had time to become a fitness expert. "Looks like these strong and able men hang out all day and do not work. Get a job and be productive," a commenter named Jennie Jennie writes on Facebook. Catherine Cunz agrees, "Seriously, do any of these people work?"

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Before his summer of scandal, accusations of molestation and shipment out to rehab, Josh Duggar did have a job. He worked as a lobbyist for the conserative Christian organization Family Research Council. He had to resign — and there's no word on what he's doing now. As we prep for the new season of Counting On, fans seem to be wondering: How exactly are these people spending their time?

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Wait — is TLC the only source of income for the Duggar men?
Image: TLC courtesy of Jim Bob Duggar
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