But I think he has a heavy hand in the editing process. I think they film the whole thing and then he gets to pick which things stay. He always seems to include any "drama". Jessa is the one who is the most desperate to keep the show going, so I think she agrees. And if people keep talking about it ((Ooh, I'm going to watch and see if Jessa bleeds to death, which she obviously didn't because these things are filmed months ahead and there she is posting on SM)), then win-win.