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Porn star sues Josh Duggar: Looking back at his year in scandals

Josh Duggar is making headlines again for alarming reasons.

The former "19 Kids and Counting" star is being sued by a porn star for allegedly assaulting her twice during sex.

It has been a year filled with scandals for the former Family Research Council executive, who resigned from his post in May after he admitted to molesting five girls between 2002 and 2003.

Scroll down for a timeline of Duggar's 2015 controversies.

May 2015: Molestation scandal makes news

Back in May, Josh Duggar admitted that he
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Back in May, Josh Duggar admitted that he had molested four of his sisters and a babysitter in 2002 and 2003.

"Twelve years ago, as a young teenager, I acted inexcusably for which I am extremely sorry and deeply regret," he told People. "I hurt others, including my family and close friends."

As a result of the revelation, Duggar resigned from his position with the Family Research Council. A few months later, TLC canceled "19 Kids and Counting."

Two of Duggar's victims, sisters Jill and Jessa, defended their brother in an interview with Fox News' Megyn Kelly after the news surfaced.

Jessa said that her brother was "a young boy in puberty and a little too curious about girls, and that got him into some trouble, and he made some bad choices."

Meanwhile, Jill railed against InTouch Weekly for its cover story on her family. She called tabloid stories about the molestation "a re-victimization that's even a thousand times worse."

August 2015: Ashley Madison account exposed

The former reality star was among the millions
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The former reality star was among the millions of people exposed in the Ashley Madison hack back in August.

Duggar called himself "the biggest hypocrite ever" when the reports surfaced that he had a paid profile on the website for cheating spouses.

"While espousing faith and family values, I have secretly over the last several years been viewing pornography on the internet and this became a secret addiction and I became unfaithful to my wife," he said in a statement.

Duggar went on to say that he was "ashamed" of his "double life" and that he was grieving for the pain that his actions caused his wife, family and Jesus.

November 2015: Porn star's assault lawsuit

Adult film star Ashley Stamm-Northup has filed a
Photo Credit: Facebook / 19 Kids and Counting

Adult film star Ashley Stamm-Northup has filed a lawsuit against Duggar, claiming that he assaulted her twice.

The suit, filed on Nov. 17, alleges that he "assaulted her to the point of causing her physical and emotional injuries" when they had consensual sex twice.

As of Thursday afternoon, Duggar had not commented on the lawsuit.

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