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Sun Sep 11, 2016, 07:40 AM

Dad from TLC’s conservative Christian ‘Willis Family’ series arrested for child rape

Source: www.rawstory.com

Dad from Toby Willis — patriarch of the conservative Christian family featured on TLC’s reality show The Willis Family — has been arrested and charged with the rape of an underage girl.

The New York Daily News reported Saturday that Toby Willis, 46, was arrested and charged by the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation (TBI) for raping an underage girl 12 years ago.

TBI agents carried out a days-long investigation of the charges against Willis, who is the father of 12 children, all of whose names begin with the letter J. The Duggar-like musical family were the stars of their own reality show about traveling the country spreading the Christian gospel and performing country music. However, due to poor ratings, TLC canceled the show in April.

Willis was apprehended in Kentucky where he fled in an attempt to evade arrest. He will be extradited to Tennessee’s Cheatham County Jail, where he will be held without bond.TLC’s conservative Christian ‘Willis Family’ series arrested for child rape

Read more: http://www.rawstory.com/2016/09/dad-from-tlcs-conservative-christian-willis-family-series-arrested-for-child-rape/

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Reply Dad from TLC’s conservative Christian ‘Willis Family’ series arrested for child rape (Original post)
Lunabell Sep 2016 OP
Coolest Ranger Sep 2016 #1
Orrex Sep 2016 #2
Stonepounder Sep 2016 #14
GWC58 Sep 2016 #26
LS_Editor Sep 2016 #3
get the red out Sep 2016 #4
TrishaJ Sep 2016 #11
Judi Lynn Sep 2016 #44
avebury Sep 2016 #5
GWC58 Sep 2016 #27
PersonNumber503602 Sep 2016 #29
Different Drummer Sep 2016 #33
PersonNumber503602 Sep 2016 #36
snooper2 Sep 2016 #37
Soxfan58 Sep 2016 #6
milestogo Sep 2016 #9
mdbl Sep 2016 #20
Raine Sep 2016 #43
mountain grammy Sep 2016 #7
AllyCat Sep 2016 #8
geomon666 Sep 2016 #10
Person 2713 Sep 2016 #18
GWC58 Sep 2016 #28
GulfCoast66 Sep 2016 #41
catbyte Sep 2016 #12
TipTok Sep 2016 #13
arithia Sep 2016 #15
GWC58 Sep 2016 #30
benld74 Sep 2016 #16
keithbvadu2 Sep 2016 #24
BumRushDaShow Sep 2016 #17
babylonsister Sep 2016 #19
JI7 Sep 2016 #22
Grimelle Sep 2016 #21
spiderpig Sep 2016 #23
Different Drummer Sep 2016 #34
Rocknrule Sep 2016 #25
AllyCat Sep 2016 #31
NastyRiffraff Sep 2016 #32
uriel1972 Sep 2016 #42
Adenoid_Hynkel Sep 2016 #35
texasfiddler Sep 2016 #38
NickB79 Sep 2016 #39
Rex Sep 2016 #40
Xolodno Sep 2016 #45
SDJay Sep 2016 #47
Xolodno Sep 2016 #48
SDJay Sep 2016 #50
SDJay Sep 2016 #46
olddad56 Sep 2016 #49

Response to Lunabell (Original post)

Sun Sep 11, 2016, 07:53 AM

1. But yet

folks like this are cool while gay people like me are a threat

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Response to Coolest Ranger (Reply #1)

Sun Sep 11, 2016, 08:16 AM

2. Well, obviously

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Response to Coolest Ranger (Reply #1)

Sun Sep 11, 2016, 10:06 AM

14. Christian child rapists don't have an 'agenda'

other than spreading the love and the gospel.

Gay folk have that damn 'gay agenda'. No one is quite sure what it is, but they sure have it!

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Response to Coolest Ranger (Reply #1)

Sun Sep 11, 2016, 05:00 PM

26. Don't you just

love those "family values" types? I guess raping a child is a family value. I've never seen, nor even heard of, this show. What total garbage hypocrits.👿👹👺

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Response to Lunabell (Original post)

Sun Sep 11, 2016, 08:39 AM

3. Seems to be some correlation between these sex fascists and them being sexual predators.

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Response to LS_Editor (Reply #3)

Sun Sep 11, 2016, 08:55 AM

4. Big time

Women and girls are worth so little, shouldn't a man get what he wants from them? God will forgive him for the seductive child taking advantage of a good Christian man like him anyway, right?

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Response to LS_Editor (Reply #3)

Sun Sep 11, 2016, 09:58 AM

11. Doesn't it though?

Where there is "fire and brimstone" is their public judgement of others there is probably a really BIG skeleton in the closet.

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Response to LS_Editor (Reply #3)

Tue Sep 13, 2016, 05:31 AM

44. I would bet this is not the first time he has molested a child, either, maybe the 1st time caught.

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The child rapist as a young man on the wrestling team. [/center]
These people the bogus Christians push upon the public are a very unsavory bunch of perverts.

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Response to Lunabell (Original post)

Sun Sep 11, 2016, 08:58 AM

5. TLC sure knows how to pick them. nt

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Response to avebury (Reply #5)

Sun Sep 11, 2016, 05:02 PM

27. So does

A&E, the History Channel, etc., etc.

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Response to avebury (Reply #5)

Sun Sep 11, 2016, 05:06 PM

29. I know, right? I just double checked if that other family's show was on TLC...

I wonder if they'll stop with these types of show.

Also, I know this has been said so many times before, but wtf happened to TLC? I remember back in the 90's I used to watch cool science stuff on it.

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Response to PersonNumber503602 (Reply #29)

Sun Sep 11, 2016, 06:59 PM

33. " I remember back in the 90's I used to watch cool science stuff on it."

The Science Channel has that kind of programming now.

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Response to Different Drummer (Reply #33)

Sun Sep 11, 2016, 07:22 PM

36. Oh yeah, I remember watching that back in the day too.

Haven't watched it in years because my viewing habits have changed. I get almost everything online and only find myself in front of a TV maybe once a month. Looks like they have online streaming though.

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Response to PersonNumber503602 (Reply #29)

Mon Sep 12, 2016, 09:46 AM

37. The Touching Little Children channel just living up to their shitty name again...

 

Maybe they can have the gun dude and Drugger and this dude on a reunion show

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Response to Lunabell (Original post)

Sun Sep 11, 2016, 09:18 AM

6. TLC

Take and Lock up your Children

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Response to Soxfan58 (Reply #6)

Sun Sep 11, 2016, 09:30 AM

9. Take and Lock up the Christians

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Response to Soxfan58 (Reply #6)

Sun Sep 11, 2016, 02:39 PM

20. TLC

The Living Circus

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Response to mdbl (Reply #20)

Tue Sep 13, 2016, 03:45 AM

43. Also TLC ... Touching Little Children nt

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Response to Lunabell (Original post)

Sun Sep 11, 2016, 09:26 AM

7. definition of a "deplorable"

A Trump supporter? probably!

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Response to Lunabell (Original post)

Sun Sep 11, 2016, 09:27 AM

8. But he will repent and be lauded by those in his circle

Then he will do it again

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Response to AllyCat (Reply #8)

Sun Sep 11, 2016, 09:32 AM

10. Oh they love a good repenting

Doesn't matter what the crime is, shed some tears and talk about the spirit of God is flowing through you and He forgives you, praise be! They eat that shit up.

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Response to AllyCat (Reply #8)

Sun Sep 11, 2016, 11:11 AM

18. He will find God s grace and all will be forgiven . His crowd will pray he sees through these

"troubles".

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Response to AllyCat (Reply #8)

Sun Sep 11, 2016, 05:05 PM

28. Washed by the B- lood of jay sus!

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Response to AllyCat (Reply #8)

Tue Sep 13, 2016, 12:07 AM

41. And most discusting...

Make it the fault of the 'temptress' no matter her age.

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Response to Lunabell (Original post)

Sun Sep 11, 2016, 10:02 AM

12. Wow, TLC is really batting 1000 with the kiddie rapists "Christian" families. I'm sure they'll

find a way to still make money off those despicable people, just like they have with the Duggars. YUCK.

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Response to Lunabell (Original post)

Sun Sep 11, 2016, 10:03 AM

13. All will be forgiven after a heart to heart with Jesus...

 

... until next time.

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Response to Lunabell (Original post)

Sun Sep 11, 2016, 10:18 AM

15. TLC- Touching Little Children

Once again their exploitative programming is linked to child molestation. How many shows is this now? 3? 4?

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Response to arithia (Reply #15)

Sun Sep 11, 2016, 05:07 PM

30. Remember

PTL? Pay That Lady! Tammy Faye Bakker😱

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Response to Lunabell (Original post)

Sun Sep 11, 2016, 10:25 AM

16. Need more meanings for TLC

There are 3 in the replies to the story

Take and Lock up your Children
Take and Lock up Christians
Touching Little Children

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Response to benld74 (Reply #16)

Sun Sep 11, 2016, 04:43 PM

24. TLC?

Teenies Loved by Christians?
Toddlers Loved by Christians?

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Response to Lunabell (Original post)

Sun Sep 11, 2016, 10:53 AM

17. I wish TLC would go back to being "The Learning Channel"

instead of the "The Lecherous Channel".

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Response to Lunabell (Original post)

Sun Sep 11, 2016, 11:44 AM

19. ...

As seen on FB yesterday, and these aren't the only two cases...

You would almost start to think that there's a correlation between religious fundamentalism and sexual predators.

Between the Duggars and the Willis family, TLC is becoming the "Touching Little Children" channel...

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Response to babylonsister (Reply #19)

Sun Sep 11, 2016, 03:00 PM

22. i think there is when they are so public and self congratulatory about it

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Response to Lunabell (Original post)

Sun Sep 11, 2016, 02:46 PM

21. Family Values ya'll

Lock him up!

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Response to Lunabell (Original post)

Sun Sep 11, 2016, 03:06 PM

23. I used to like TLC back in the days of Trauma: Life in the ER

Gave me a new appreciation of the dedication of emergency medical personnel.

What a sad state they're in now.

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Response to spiderpig (Reply #23)

Sun Sep 11, 2016, 07:03 PM

34. It's the fault of the average TV viewer

Shows like "Trauma: Life in the ER" are much less appealing to the average person than shows about families with "conservative family values." The latter are much easier to understand.

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Response to Lunabell (Original post)

Sun Sep 11, 2016, 04:46 PM

25. He's not perfect, just forgiven

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Response to Rocknrule (Reply #25)

Sun Sep 11, 2016, 05:20 PM

31. He can be forgiven by his sky daddy.

Maybe even by a few mere mortals. But he loses his show to air his views about everything else others do wrong. He does not get to talk about family values. He is sick, needs help, and should not be on the teevee except to accept responsibility and apologize before his trial.

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Response to Lunabell (Original post)

Sun Sep 11, 2016, 06:31 PM

32. If you're a "family values" Christian

and you feel the need to go on reality TV to try to make everybody else do what you say, it's a VERY good bet you have a rotting corpse in your closet.

I hate these people. I know I shouldn't but I really do.

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Response to NastyRiffraff (Reply #32)

Tue Sep 13, 2016, 01:28 AM

42. Why not?...

What they do is hateful...

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Response to Lunabell (Original post)

Sun Sep 11, 2016, 07:04 PM

35. Let me guess - another friend of Huckabee?

 

He seems to pal around with all the molesters on the right.

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Response to Lunabell (Original post)

Mon Sep 12, 2016, 12:25 PM

38. He is forgiven

As Long as he votes republican all is forgiven!

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Response to Lunabell (Original post)

Mon Sep 12, 2016, 03:07 PM

39. Before this, the Duggars. And before them, Honey Boo Boo

Remember that winner of a parent?

http://www.tmz.com/2014/10/24/here-comes-honey-boo-boo-cancelled-tlc-mama-june-child-molester-dating/

TLC has CANCELLED "Here Comes Honey Boo Boo" TMZ has learned, in the wake of our story that Mama June is dating a convicted child molester who sexually abused one of her relatives.

The decision comes one day after TMZ broke the story ... June has been secretly dating Mark McDaniel, who got out of prison in March after serving 10 years for forcing oral sex on an 8-year-old.


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Response to Lunabell (Original post)

Mon Sep 12, 2016, 03:14 PM

40. Touching Little Children channel needs to be taken off the air, they obviously like perverts.

 


God blah blah, blah blah...

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Response to Lunabell (Original post)

Tue Sep 13, 2016, 04:59 PM

45. Wish I could say I was surprised....

...but I'm not.

My experience being involved with churches (so its anecdotal and not statistical), the more devout and "conservative", the more they are covering up for something.

Can't tell you how many times I've heard "I can't believe <insert name(s)> was involved with <insert scandal(s) or crime(s)>. He/She/They seemed like good Christians and people"

Me: That was your first clue something was wrong.

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Response to Xolodno (Reply #45)

Tue Sep 13, 2016, 05:08 PM

47. Just Saw This

I should've read it before writing my post below. Pretty much exactly how I feel and pretty much my exact experience except I haven't dealt with churches in a long time.

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Response to SDJay (Reply #47)

Tue Sep 13, 2016, 06:07 PM

48. Its all an act.

I have a relative that left their previous religion for another, of course the excuse was that the new religion was "closer to God". Knowing who this person is like and what really drives them, they changed churches because all the potential clients dried up and the new one offered a lot more. Even bragged to me all the new business that was being drummed up by church "relocating". Funny thing is, the new church gave the cold shoulder eventually, as they drove a lot of business to this person, but didn't reciprocate in "donations". Person moved on to another church and repeated the process, but this time, gave some token donations. I'm going to bet once that dries up, will move on to another.

And of course, the criminal want to earn your trust...to take advantage for whatever sick scheme they have. And church, sadly, is where people let their guard down. Particularly with people they think are "devout" and admire.

Interestingly, the Bible cautions people to not practice their piety in public and be wary of those that do. And yet people ignore that and fawn over those who do the opposite. Go figure.

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Response to Xolodno (Reply #48)

Tue Sep 13, 2016, 11:34 PM

50. Great Points...

and I bet we could go on for hours about how these "Christians" act in any way but how the actual Jesus acted. What was the one time Jesus got really pissed off in the bible? When he turned over the tables of the 'money changers' aka people who were making money at the temple. Funny how I never hear the fundies talk about that passage.

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Response to Lunabell (Original post)

Tue Sep 13, 2016, 05:07 PM

46. I Have To Say

the more overtly 'religious' - and the quote is not an accident - someone is, particularly men, the more I start to wonder what deviance they are up to when the door is closed and the lights are off.

I am also going to share anecdotal data, but in my experience in business the more 'religious' - there's that quote again - someone claims to be the slimier they turned out to be in the long run. It's as if they go to church on Sunday and judge others who have done no wrong so that they can be 'forgiven' for the horrible things they do.

That's not religion. That's a fucking cop-out.

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Response to Lunabell (Original post)

Tue Sep 13, 2016, 06:27 PM

49. Isn't that a misdemeanor in Tennessee?

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