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‘Duck Dynasty’ Season 9 to Focus on Robertson Family’s New Business & Work with Veterans

These Duckers are coming back!

These Duckers are coming back!

By Holly Rasmussen

Get your favorite sweet tea cup and redneck-to-English dictionaries out because A&E’s Duck Dynasty is coming back! After a hiatus, the controversial show about a family of duck call makers has been picked back up by the network, with new episodes beginning in January!

The new season will be full of changes, as the Robertson family prepares to send two of their teenagers off to college. Matriarch Miss Kay will open a new bakery with the help of her hillbilly family members, Willie and Alan. Jase, who gave us such quotable lines as, “I don’t do high school reunions. If I haven’t seen you in 20 years, there’s a reason,” will be dealing with his overbearing in-laws. Willie and the gang get together to settle an old dodge ball score and a professional wrestler is brought in to help the ladies challenge the men in a “frogging” competition…whatever that is.

The family will also be doing a lot to help wounded veterans this season. The season will follow the Robertsons as they host a color run to raise money to fund a trip for two wounded vets.

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‘Duck Dynasty’ Star Says Pressure of Family’s Fame Made Him Suicidal

Reed Robertson Duck DynastyThe idea of reality TV fame and fortune may seem appealing to most people, but there’s a dark side to the instant notoriety a hit TV show can bring.  Duck Dynasty star Reed Robertson realized this after his family’s show became a hit. He recently admitted that the pressure of being on the show took a heavy toll on him, even causing him to consider suicide at one point.

“A couple of years ago I started to get real cynical…because I thought I had it all figured out. I guess I got really caught up in thinking that I was better than everyone else because of who my family was,” Reed, who is the son of Jase and Missy Robertson said in a just-released Christian short film called ‘IAmSecond.’ “I mean, really, 12 million people watch us every year, every week actually. I guess that’s part of the pressure that’s on me.

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