Jacob Roloff Reveals New Details About His Upcoming Book That Could Make It a Tell-All

Jacob Roloff

As beloved as Little People, Big World's Roloff family is for its closeness and traditional values, many are still intrigued by the possible dissension that doesn't happen in front of cameras. Jacob Roloff revealed new details about his upcoming book that just might explain what happened between him and his family and why he's been reportedly estranged for some time.

  • Jacob first announced he was working on a new book back in August.

    "So I am working on book #2, which will be titled Out To See and coming soon ..." the 20-year-old wrote in his Instagram post.

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    "... I realize I haven't thanked everyone who has read and bought Verbing so far. It has been really exciting getting feedback, and immediately working to make the next one better (and longer)."

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  • But a recent Instagram post sheds new light on his second project, which could provide some insight into the rumored feud with his now-famous family.

    "I'm working on this next piece of writing, considerably longer than Verbing, called Out To See, and Izzy [Isabel Rock, Jacob's girlfriend] is working on a poetry book (among other things) with her own art, watercolor, and photography sprinkled in for good measure," Jacob informed fans in his Instagram post. "On top of that, we have a joint project that we are keeping top secret for a little while longer, but will hopefully get to express to you folks by the turn of the new year. We are working away, and I can't very well contain my excitement!"

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    He continued:

    "Re: Out To See -- I didn't have a so-called 'elevator pitch' for Verbing, or really know at all how to pin down what it's 'about', but with Out To See I think I've had a much more coherent process, which is why it will be likely 3x longer than Verbing with a discernible central subject, that is, as plainly as I can put it: I wanted this book to be something I might have wanted when I was a kid, growing up surrounded by one way of life with no room to stretch or explore, as it pertains to religion, at least.

    "I wanted it to be clear that this is not a dive into the past but a contemplation on my present situation, my thoughts, and what I expect going in to the immediate future. It's about me going Out To See a different way of life, and never being able to return the same again. (Inspired by Tomás Garretón's song of the same title.)."

  • Though he says his new book won't take a "dive into the past," some have noted Jacob's willingness to spill the tea that could make it a tell-all.

  • Jacob revealed in his debut book "Verging" the conflict with filming a reality show that ended with his parents recommending professional help.

    As In Touch Weekly reports, Jacob admitted in the book that he felt "angry" while filming Little People, Big World, as he just wasn't into it -- which could explain his departure from the show.

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    "This led to arguments and miscommunications with family, especially my parents, culminating in their decision to experiment having me see a therapist," he wrote in Verging.

  • The former reality star also made waves for his controversial Instagram post that seemingly accused his family's reality show of being fake.

    "I get comments on here all the time about how people 'miss me on the show' or telling me I should 'do a few more episodes' with the family; I'm posting this to say that that will never happen," Jacob Roloff wrote on the 'Gram in 2016.

    "For the sake of 'the episode' and ratings I've seen a lot of STORYLINES drawn up (loosely) about our lives, and when I was standing here, behind the scenes and watching it from an outside perspective I just couldn't stop laughing. Laughing at how hard the producers have to try to get us to follow the talking points, and at how ridiculous the talking points are ..."

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    He continued:

    "To misquote Chomsky, 'the primary objective of any system is to preserve the integrity of that system,' meaning, the primary objective I have felt and observed over the years of the 'crew' is to preserve their job and preserve the ratings, which is up to you to be right or wrong. That's not to say they are all soulless corporate shills or something, there are and have been good people involved but that doesn't negate the fact that they do have their own personal agenda.

    "For me, noticing how the agenda of the crew doesn't work well with the health & happiness of our family is what made me decide quite a while ago that I would not be a part of it as soon as I was able ...

    "All in all, I appreciate people wanting me to 'be with the family' for a few more episodes, but the family that is filmed is not my family. They are the Roloff Characters and I have scarcely anything in common with them, nor do I want to be a character myself. As soon as the cameras drop however, its almost like they never played the part. 20 minutes after this picture was taken we all, plus friends, had a campfire late into the night. So, I am with my family and I love them I'm just here to say you'll never see that from me on TV again. (This picture is from a few months ago)."


  • Hopefully, Jacob's upcoming book doesn't keep him "estranged" from his family, given he's been in more photos with loved ones.

    "I looooove this kid #babyjroloff," Jacob wrote in his Instagram post with his nephew Jackson.

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  • After all, you don't have to be a part of your family's reality show to still be a part of the family.