Josh Duggar’s cousin has a message for his spouse only a week earlier than the disgraced actuality present star is about to be sentenced for downloading and possessing images of child sexual abuse: There is no such thing as a disgrace in divorce.

Amy King, in an open message on Instagram Wednesday to Duggar’s spouse, Anna Duggar, instructed her: “You’re confronted with an unimaginable resolution and also you’re being surrounded by the mistaken form of help.”

King wrote that she cried when she learn a letter that Anna Duggar’s father wrote asking for leniency for his son-in-law.

“It’s no marvel you’re struggling to know what to do to guard your personal children … you’ve clearly by no means had an instance there. That’s terrible and I’m so sorry for that,” King wrote.

She instructed Anna Duggar that, no matter her beliefs is likely to be, “I would like you to grasp that there is no such thing as a disgrace in divorcing Josh.” She added: ”Sometime your children will probably be sufficiently old to grasp what sort of man their father actually is. You’ll be able to’t shield them from the reality for perpetually!”

King’s message got here a couple of days after she told People that she is offended that the Duggars are persevering with to help Josh Duggar regardless of his conviction.

“I don’t assume anybody would make the error of assuming I help my cousin,” she wrote. “I’m struggling to even discover the phrases to precise how offended I’m.”

She continued: “I’m offended at my cousin. I’m deeply dissatisfied in him as an individual. … However let me let you know I’m livid on the household that regarded the opposite approach and nonetheless in the present day, refuse to carry him accountable.”

King criticized her cousin final week on Twitter after listening to concerning the letters of help Josh Duggar is getting from household and buddies.

Josh Duggar was convicted in December on costs of receiving and possessing little one pornography. He faces a most of 20 years in jail and $250,000 in fines for every of the 2 counts when he’s sentenced on Might 25.