Reality TV World People News   Ratings News   Scheduling News   Application News   Spoiler News
Show Updates   Features & Interviews   Image Gallery   Message Boards   Shows Listing

HOME > 19 Kids & Counting

Michelle Duggar: The idea of world overpopulation "is not accurate"

UPI News Service, 03/30/2012 

Michelle Duggar said "the idea of overpopulation is not accurate" and the "world needs more joy."

The U.S. reality television personality, and mother of 19, 45, who in December held a memorial service for a miscarried baby, defended her decision with her husband, Jim Bob Duggar, to have 19 children, saying there's nothing wrong with having a large family, the New York Daily News reported Thursday.

"We've had other countries coming to our doorstep asking us to please let their people know that they need to have more children because their death rates are outnumbering their births rates and they're in crisis," she told the Christian Broadcasting Network.

She said the world is "not anywhere near being overpopulated."

"The idea of overpopulation is not accurate because, really, the entire population of the world, if they were stood shoulder to shoulder, could fit in the city limits of Jacksonville, (Ala.)" Duggar says.

The Duggar family, which stars in TLC'S "19 Kids and Counting," lives in the suburb of Little Rock, which has an area of about 28 miles, the Daily News said.

"I agree with Mother Teresa when she said, 'To say that there are too many children is like saying there are too many flowers.' Our world needs more joy."

Reality TV World now offers Facebook Comments on our stories. To post a comment, log into Facebook and then 'Add' your comment. To report spam or abuse, click the 'X' in the upper right corner of the comment box.

Get more Reality TV World! Follow us on Twitter, like us on Facebook or add our RSS feed.

Copyright 2012 United Press International, Inc. (UPI). Any repr

Take Our User Survey

Page generated Mon Jun 27, 2016 4:22 am in 0.66535091400146 seconds

About Reality TV World   •   Advertise on Reality TV World  •   Contact Reality TV World  •   Privacy Policy   •   RSS Feed

Page read in 4.0230391025543 seconds