Why A Photo Of Jinger Duggar Vuolo's Daughters Has Social Media In A Tizzy

As part of the (very large!) cast of "19 Kids & Counting," Jinger Duggar Vuolo was accustomed to having her life broadcast before millions of fans. The reality show featured family trips, birthday and holiday celebrations, as well as the daily challenges of feeding and shopping for a huge family while still keeping expenses down. In the show's spinoff, "Counting On," viewers saw Jinger's courtship and marriage to Jeremy Vuolo, a soccer player turned seminary student, and the birth of their first child, Felicity Nicole. The Vuolos' second daughter, Evangeline "Evy" Jo, arrived shortly after the show was canceled.

Since then, the couple has been enjoying life away from the TV cameras. Now ensconced in LA, they keep busy with Jeremy's ministry work, their podcast "The Hope We Hold," their writing (they've published a children's book and a memoir), and of course, their lives as parents. She and her husband frequently post family pics to their Instagram accounts, but the photos of their daughters only show them from the back or in shadow. 

Their decision is understandable: In light of the conviction of Jinger's brother Josh Duggar, they know all too well how vulnerable children are. Jinger may also want to avoid the online criticism that her sisters have gotten. Most recently, Jessa caught flak for a photo in which one of her sons was napping with food in his mouth. Yet, social media being what it is, not everyone agrees with the Vuolos' privacy choice.

Fans want to see more of Jinger Duggar Vuolo's daughters

It's been a while since Jinger and Jeremy Vuolo have posted a photo of their young daughters, 3-year-old Felicity and 1-year-old Evangeline. So it was a welcome surprise for followers when Jeremy shared a picture of the girls (seen here) on March 31, 2022. "Growing fast," he remarked.

But, like other photos the couple has shared, this picture omitted the girls' faces, showing them only from the waist down. This created quite a stir among the 21,000 fans who liked the pic. Many were disappointed that they couldn't get a full glimpse of the Vuolos' growing family. 

"Small glimpses of isolated body parts makes no sense. I miss seeing that pretty smile of [the girls]," said one. Another agreed, "There are lovely photos of far more well known people then you are ... If you don't want anyone on here to see them, just don't show them." The argument was made that Prince William's daughter, Princess Charlotte, is photographed all the time, though another fan pointed out that unlike Jinger, the royal family is constantly protected by armed guards.

Still others applauded Jinger and Jeremy for their discretion. One fan said, "Her entire life has been public, I think she is trying to give the kids an opportunity to grow up without paparazzi following them around!" Added another, "I think it's fantastic that everyone has the right to do what's best for themselves and their family. Isn't freedom wonderful?"