The Crazy Scandals And Mind Blowing Behind-The-Scenes Secrets Of Duck Dynasty

The A&E show Duck Dynasty aired between March 2012 and March 2017. The show, which followed the lives of the millionaire Robertson family, was hugely popular with audiences. At its height, twelve million viewers tuned in to watch the adventures of businessmen Phil, Si, Willie, Jase and Jep Robertson. The show may have been popular, but it had its fair share of scandals over the years. Here are twenty crazy scandals and behind-the-scenes secrets of Duck Dynasty.

Phil On Child Marriage


Head of the family Phil was no stranger to scandal. It wasn’t long before a video emerged of him saying things that didn’t sit well with a lot of people. In the video, Phil is seen to promote the idea of child marriage, saying girls ideally should get married when they’re about fifteen. “Look, you wait ’til they get to be 20 years old, the only picking that’s going to take place is your pocket,” Phil says in the video. “You got to marry these girls when they are about 15 or 16. They’ll pick your ducks.” People were NOT pleased!

Phil’s Old-Fashioned Views

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Controversy dogged Phil Robertson over the years. In 2013, he caused outrage when he stated that black people were actually happier when they were segregated from white people than they are today. This outrageous statement caused the NAACP to issue a formal complaint. Phil was unrepentant, stating that he was white trash and people like him were treated just the same as black people back in the day when the so-called ‘Jim Crow’ segregation laws were in place in Florida and Louisiana.