Fans of the Duggar family defend what Jana's father said about her during the Duggars' trip to Australia.
The Duggar family recently headed down under for a speaking engagement, and Jana was the oldest of Jim Bob and Michelle Duggar’s children to participate in the event.
Unfortunately for Jana, her father decided to single her out by cracking a joke about how she’s still single at age 28.
“Jana is 28-years-old and still single, so she’s still praying about the one.” The crowd gathered at the church laughed when Jim Bob said that Jana is still single.He and Michelle also mentioned Jana’s twin brother, John David Duggar, but they said nothing about his relationship status.Instead, Michelle bragged about how her second-oldest son is a pilot.John David did not attend the event with his family, and Michelle said that his absence meant that he and Jana had to celebrate their birthdays apart for the very first time. Most Redditors who weighed in on what the Duggar family patriarch said were totally fine with it.“I wasn’t there but I assumed it was just a dad joke. It’s more notable for a woman to be single and childless after a certain age.He makes a lot of them especially on the old episodes of the original show,” read one comment. This is not unique to the Duggars,” wrote another Duggar defender. Is it just a standard-issue dorky dad joke that he’s too oblivious to realize could be seen as hurtful?Does he know it’s a sensitive subject, so he’s trying to diffuse it with humor?Is ol’ JB a little salty that lovely, talented Jana isn’t playing along with the real Duggar family business: marrying off its children for profit?” magazine that her female siblings start treating her like an outsider as soon as they become wives. Especially in those times when all the married siblings are getting together and you can’t go along because your not part of ‘that’ group.” However, Jana Duggar isn’t going to settle for anything less than Mr.“I know how it feels to wait for ‘Prince Charming’ to come along,” she said. Right just so she can spend more time with her married sisters.As reported by , Jana has attracted many potential suitors, but she’s said that she’s “not just out to get married to the first that comes along.” The Duggar daughter knows exactly what she wants and is willing to wait as long as it takes to find “the one,” even if it means enduring more of Jim Bob’s dad jokes.