He can’t stop, won’t stop. Derick Dillard took to Twitter on Wednesday, Nov. 15, to retweet a message that took aim at feminists. The former reality star, 28, shared a tweet from pro-life activist Obianuju Ekeocha that highlighted the issue of bride kidnappings, but criticized those who identify as feminists.
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Obviously, Derick’s followers clapped back with heated reactions condemning him for judging anyone who might be pro-choice. “Why don’t you shut the hell up and stop speaking on s--t you know nothing about?” one angry fan wrote, while another tweeted, “First you were anti-trans. Now you’re anti-women. You suck dude.”
Of course, this isn’t the first time the conservative Christian — who is married to Jill Duggar — has used Twitter as a way to attack others. Just recently, Derick was fired from his TLC show Counting On after repeatedly criticizing 17-year-old trans advocate Jazz Jennings. As previously reported, Derick tweeted that he “[pities] Jazz,” referred to her using the wrong pronoun, and suggested that the I Am Jazz star’s parents were “taking advantage” of her to “promote their agenda.”
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Earlier this summer, Derick also slammed Jazz’s reality series, tweeting, “What an oxymoron... a ‘reality’ show which follows a non-reality. ‘Transgender’ is a myth. Gender is not fluid; it's ordained by God.” Although some fans thought TLC reacted too late, the network finally gave Derick the boot on Nov. 11.
“We want to let our viewers know that Derick Dillard has not participated in Counting On for months and the network has no plans to feature him in the future," TLC said in a statement via Twitter. "We want to reiterate that Derick’s personal statements do not reflect the views of the network. TLC is proud to share the story of Jazz Jennings and her family and will continue to do so.”