Joy-Anna Duggar is a good friend of Carlin Bates. When the Duggar family recently joined the Bates clan in a wedding at Tennessee, the 19-year-old reality star was seen crying. Fans want to know why.
Carlin Bates shared an Instagram story with Joy-Anna Duggar. She does not seem to have much fun. Both girls were sitting in a vehicle where the former was trying to study for her history test. Apparently, Duggar misses her fiancé, Austin Forsyth.
"I have a history test tomorrow and I don't want to study because I'm tired of studying. And Joy's over here. Joy misses her boyfriend," Carlin Bates was heard saying in the Instagram story. To which Joy-Anna Duggar responds, "I miss him so bad. I'm crying." Bates concluded that they both need their boyfriends to come into town at that moment.
The families of Joy-Anna Duggar and Carlin Bates have a lot in common. No wonder they are long-time friends. Both clans have 19 kids and they all star in a reality show. The Duggar family stars on "Counting On" series in TLC, while the Bates has "Bringing Up Bates" which is aired on UPtv. The two families also share similar religious doctrines.
Joy-Anna Duggar and fiancé Austin Forsyth's wedding registry have recently appeared online on The Knot according to a report by US Magazine. The couple plans to take their marriage vows on October 28 at Duggar's hometown in Springdale, Arkansas.
For their wedding registry, Joy-Anna Duggar and her husband-to-be have requested for items that might be used for an adventurous honeymoon. In the list, there were power tools such as a sander, jig-saw and wet and dry vacuum cleaner.
Austin Forsyth has asked for the hand of Joy-Anna Duggar and the blessing of her dad Jim Bob Duggar. According to People, the couple has known each other for almost 15 years.