Josh Duggar's face appears on every article after US website suffers seriously inappropriate virus

Reality TV star is presently under fire for historic child sex abuse allegations

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A US newspaper had an online fail after their site was spammed by multiple picture of a reality TV star currently mired in child sex abuse allegations.

The Chicago Sun-Times website appeared to have gone down with a nasty virus after screenshots taken by Salon captured reality TV star Josh Duggar in almost every picture.

Most embarassingly, his picture - with his wife - appeared above an article titled 'Relationship deal-breakers for millennials'.

(Screenshot from Salon)

Revelations surrounding Duggar, who came to fame in the US as the eldest child on TLC’s hugely popular show 19 Kids and Counting, allege that the 27-year-old had been investigated for molesting at least five underage girls from 2002, when he was 14.

Part of a strict Baptist movement, the strain of which emphasises female submission, modesty, rejection of higher education for women, home-schooling and a shunning of contraception, Duggar is the eldest of Patrick Jim Bob and wife Michelle’s 19 children.

On the family’s official Facebook page Jim Bob and Michelle posted: “When Josh was a young teenager, he made some very bad mistakes and we were shocked.”

The couple added: “We pray that as people watch our lives they see that we are not a perfect family.”

Duggar, who has three children and is expecting a fourth, also said in a written statement that 12 years ago he had acted “inexcusably” and apologised for his actions. He added: “We spoke with the authorities where I confessed my wrongdoing and my parents arranged for me and those affected by my actions to receive counseling [sic].”