Jill Duggar, 32, revealed that her dad Jim Bob, 58, threatened to decrease her inheritance amid battles over her contract in 2018 in her new memoir Counting the Price. She revealed that she and her husband Derrick Dillard, 34, obtained an e mail from her dad the place he tried to “to settle this as soon as and for all,” the place he defined “prices” that Jill and Derrick had accrued as they tried to get the cash they had been owed for showing in 19 Youngsters And Counting and its spin-offs.
Jill revealed that within the e mail, Jim Bob defined that she would “obtain 1/nineteenth of every thing we personal that’s arrange in a belief for you youngsters,” when he and his spouse Michelle, 56, die, however stated which may not be the case if she stored up her contract battle. “In the event you assault us, in all probability your inheritance will probably be lowered considerably. I really like you, however I’m grieved by the disrespect and the accusations that proceed,” he wrote, in keeping with Jill.
She stated her dad made her a “one-time supply” of $20,000, but when they didn’t reply inside a sure timeframe the “quantity will probably be zero.” She revealed that the e-mail “set us again a good distance” of their relationship, and he or she defined that it was heartbreaking. “It felt chilly. It felt brutal. It harm,” she stated.
The Dillards finally employed a lawyer to attempt to get a duplicate of the 2014 contract that Jill signed in relation to Mad Household Inc. Jill stated that Jim Bob “went ballistic” and tried to get the couple to settle, each on his personal and by asking his different kids to get in contact with them. Finally, Jill and Derrick bought $175,000.
Whereas the couple had been in El Salvador doing Mission Work, Jill was informed that she was “contractually” required to journey to take promo pictures for TLC. Whereas the pair refused, Jim Bob allegedly tried to guilt them into returning by saying that Jill can be sued. He additionally apparently informed Derrick that he was “failing his household and main them down a path of destruction” for violating the contract.
When it will definitely got here time for the household to signal a brand new contract with Mad Household, Jim Bob informed them that they’d every get $80,000 for signing. Derrick confronted his father-in-law concerning the 2014 contract, and the Duggar patriarch finally apologized. “I’m sorry for making her comply with one thing she wasn’t obligated to,” he informed them each.