Kody Brown’s relationships with Meri Brown, Janelle Brown, Christine Brown and Robyn Brown have all had their ups and downs — however many Sister Wives viewers had been still shocked when he and his third wife called it quits.
TLC followers had been launched to the Brown household in 2010 when he was legally married to Meri and spiritually married to Janelle and Christine. The primary season adopted Robyn’s introduction to the group after 16 years of Kody’s established routine with his three other wives.
Kody is the daddy of 18 youngsters whole, legally divorcing Meri in 2014 to marry Robyn with the intention to formally undertake her three youngsters from a earlier relationship.
“We now have chosen to legally restructure our household,” the Browns mentioned in a press release to Us Weekly on the time. “We made this choice collectively as a household. We’re grateful to our household, mates and followers for all their love and assist.”
Whereas Meri was on board with the plan, her relationship with Kody struggled post-divorce as she sought “companionship” from somebody on-line and ended up being catfished. As tensions remained excessive, Kody admitted to Us in February 2021 that his relationship together with his first spouse had been in a “very darkish place for a really very long time” — however he wasn’t forcing her to stay.
“It’s been extra about attempting to get ourselves out of this gap that we dug ourselves into,” he informed Us on the time. “I really feel like [my wives] want to grasp that — that they will go away. If it’s not working for them, they will go away. No one’s going to be a prisoner right here.”
A number of months later, Christine became the first wife to leave Kody.
“After greater than 25 years collectively, Kody and I’ve grown aside and I’ve made the difficult decision to leave,” she wrote by way of Instagram in November 2021. “We are going to proceed to be a robust presence in one another’s lives as we dad or mum our lovely youngsters and assist our fantastic household. Right now, we ask in your grace and kindness as we navigate by this stage inside our household.”
He added in a press release of his personal on the time: “Christine’s choice to depart comes with an excessive amount of unhappiness. We loved a few years collectively and I’ve a considerable amount of respect and admiration for her. Though we’re shifting ahead on totally different paths, we’ll all the time stay dedicated mother and father.”
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