Like father, like son! Jill Duggar shared a sweet video of her son, Israel, trying to convince Derick Dillard not to go to law school — and he made a pretty good case. The three-year-old wanted to hang out with his “papa,” and Jill claimed he’s already a “lawyer in training!” Watch the video below to see the clip.
Last month, Derick’s wife shared a picture of her man all dressed up in a fancy suit and briefcase while teasing some “exciting news!” The duo revealed on their family blog that he was about to hit the books — again. “We are excited to announce our future plans!” they wrote. “We will be remaining stateside for now as Derick is beginning law school at the University of Arkansas. We look forward to seeing how God will continue to direct our family in this new chapter of life!”
Unfortunately for the reality TV exile — who was fired from Counting On last year — few people are actually rooting for him. Derick hasn’t had a job in months, aside from busing around a few church students one weekend, so they’re concerned he won’t be able to pay for it. According to the anti-Duggar Facebook page Duggar Family News: Life Is Not All Pickles and Hairspray, the college he’ll be attending costs $16,000 a year.
“Who is going to pay for this?” one user wrote. “Is he going into 150k of debt? Supporting his family of four (at least) on loans for three years? Also, he won’t be able to handle it. I went and graduated. You need a thick skin and the ability to entertain and argue different ideas.” A second person commented, “Not only does he lack the discipline, intelligence, and motivation to succeed at anything, let alone something as tough as law school, how in the world is he supposed to pay for it? Another GoFundMe?”
Welp. At least law school is still 15 years away for little Izzy! So they’ll have plenty of time to save. Unless, of course, they spend it all on Chick-fil-A before then.
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