The First Celebrity Exposed by the Ashley Madison Hack Is Josh Duggar

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It was only a matter of time before the Ashley Madison data dump yielded a well-known name (aside from the probably fake entry for Tony Blair). The first unlucky potential cheater is Joshua Duggar, whose TLC reality show 19 Kids and Counting was canceled last month after it was revealed that he molested four of his sisters. Duggar, who is married with four children, also resigned from his position as executive director of FRC Action, the lobbying arm of the Family Research Council. Gawker reports that Joshua J. Duggar purchased two paid Ashley Madison subscriptions totaling $986.76 between February 2013 and May 2015. The billing address matches that of a home in Fayetteville, Arkansas, owned by Duggar's grandmother, and a second account is linked to his former home in Oxon Hill, Maryland. TLC, the Family Research Council, and a spokesperson for the Duggar family have yet to comment.