Male dominance has been rampant in the Duggar family. Jim Bob never holds back in defining gender stereotypical roles in his family. But this time, it seems like is not-so-favorite son-in-law might be ripping a page from his book. He implied that cleaning dishes was a woman’s work when he used the hashtag woman’s work. Let’s take a detailed look at when the duo did to come into the bad books of fans.
Counting On: Derick Posted a Picture of Jill Washing Dishes With Samuel Strapped On To Her Back
Derick took to Instagram and posted a picture of his wife doing the dishes. She had their son strapped to her back. In the caption, Derick wrote that the little boy is helping his mom. Most fans for rooting for Derick before he used the controversial hashtag woman’s work. Moreover, according to one fan said that it’s not the best hashtag.
In the picture, Jill is standing in the kitchen with a sink full of dishes. She appears to be holding a scrubber and cleaning the dishes. Samuel is strapped on to her back and has a stern look on his face. Most fans are taking offense to Derick’s caption as well. They are saying that instead of clicking the picture, he can actually help out his wife.
One of the responses read, “All this picture says to me is… Jill is cooking with a child strapped to her back while you have the luxury of standing there watching and taking a picture on your phone…….. maybe try HELPING her!”
Counting On: Jill Facing Backlash Over Her Parenting
One fan says that it seems like she is cooking with her little son strapped on to her back. Some say that Samuel is big enough to walk around by himself. It seemed like Jill’s decision to keep her boy confined didn’t go well with fans. Some followers warned her that she might hurt her back if she continues to carry around her son like this.
Counting On: Was Derick Joking?
One fan pointed out that Derick might just as well be messing in public and implied that it’s adorable. Jill replied yes to the comment. This might indicate that Derick could have used the controversial hashtag as a joke.
Earlier, Derick had had a lot of support from fans when he exposed the Grey areas of the family. He revealed that Jim Bob has been keeping the fact that the show pays them from the kids. He accused the family patriarch of keeping their money. Moreover, fans appreciated him for exposing what really goes on in the family.
They even urged the reality TV star to write a book about it. Derick stated that he is working on it. Will Derick’s latest post ruin his reputation? After all, the hashtag was sexist in every way. Unless he apologizes for what he said and removes it, fans are likely to spew more hate on him. Let us know what you think about Derick in the comments below.