Newswire: Hulu, at least, wants nothing to do with 19 Kids And Counting

Even as TLC, the network that airs 19 Kids And Counting, desperately scrambles for a way to keep one of its most popular reality series on the air without tacitly endorsing an admitted child molester, one sub-provider of said reality series is removing itself from the situation entirely. That would be Hulu, which according to The Wrap has pulled all episodes of 19 Kids And Counting as of this morning, and has confirmed that no, this is not a schadenfreude-induced technical error, but a deliberate move on the part of the streaming service.

In case you haven’t heard, the show has been the subject of much tongue-wagging since In Touch magazine published a report detailing sex-abuse allegations against Josh Duggar, eldest son of the absurdly fertile fundamentalist reality-show clan, last week. Duggar subsequently released an apologetic statement saying he “acted inexcusably” before stepping down from his position as executive …

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