The secrets of the Duggar family come to light in a new documentary series aptly named Shiny Happy People: Duggar Family Secrets. The four-part series aims to explore the dark side of the reality TV stars, well, actual reality. Duggar family secrets will feature intimate and potentially explosive interviews with multiple members of the once beloved TLC clan, including Jill Duggar and her husband, who have moved away from the spin-off series, Count on.
While the docuseries’ main draw is clearly the Duggars, the show will also explore the disturbing religious organization to which the Duggar family belongs: The Institute in Basic Life Principles.
“The IBLP teachings are not Christianity,” a woman claims in the trailer. “They’re something completely different.”
Interested to watch Shiny Happy People: Duggar Family Secrets? Here’s what you need to know about the new Duggar family documentary coming tomorrow on Amazon Prime Video.
When is the documentary about the Duggar family coming out?
The Duggar family secrets The release date of the series is June 2. The Duggar family docuseries streams exclusively on Prime Video.
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Where to watch the Duggar documentary, Shiny Happy People: Duggar Family Secrets
Who are the Duggars?
The Duggars, parents Jim Bob and Michelle Duggar and their 19 children, are an evangelical family who rose to fame through their TLC reality series, 19 kids and counting (originally titled 17 kids and countingbut they kept counting).
The show portrayed the Duggars, who followed the teachings of the radical Christian group the Institute in Basic Life Principles (IBLP), as the perfect, if dramatically large, family.
Upcoming docuseries, Shiny Happy People: Duggar Family Secrets, promises to expose the truth behind the facade of the long-running reality series
What is the Duggar Family Controversy?
While the evangelical family has faced plenty of critics over the years of their reality series, the Duggar family’s biggest controversy revolves around Josh Duggar, the family’s eldest son. In 2015, reports surfaced that Josh Duggar had admitted to police that he molested five girls as a teenager. Four of the victims were his sisters.
After this revelation, TLC pulled 19 kids and counting from the air, but gave the Duggar family a new spin-off show, Count on. Then, in 2022, Josh Duggar was found guilty of knowingly receiving and possessing child pornography. After the recent conviction Count on was also cancelled.
Are the Duggars involved in the new documentary
Several of the Duggars are involved in the new docuseries, including Amy (Duggar) King and Jill Duggar Dillard and her husband, Derick Dillard. It will be the first time Jill and Derick have spoken out completely against the Duggar family.
“There’s a story going to be told,” says Jill in the trailer for the series. “And I’d rather be the one to tell.”
Jill came forward in 2015 as one of four sisters who molested Josh.
What’s Shiny Happy People: Duggar Family Secrets about?
While the Duggar documentary series is, in part, an investigation into the Institute in Basic Life Principles (IBLP), a “controversial fundamentalist organization and homeschooling empire” with which the Duggar family is closely associated, the title of the series indicates that the show will focus primarily on target the Duggars. himself.
Duggar family secrets trailer:
Where to look 19 kids and counting
The original Duggar family reality series isn’t streaming anywhere right now, but you can watch some episodes in multiple parts for free on YouTube.