Simply days after information broke that Kody Brown and his second wife, Janelle, are separated, the Sister Wives star and his first spouse, Meri Brown, have formally cut up as effectively. In a clip for the upcoming Sister Wives: One on One particular, Meri says Kody determined to finish issues.
This may possible come as no shock to followers of the present, who’ve witnessed Meri and Kody’s estranged relationship over the last a number of seasons. Whereas Meri remains to be a part of the present and the Brown household, she and Kody haven’t had a typical marriage in years.
This implies Kody Brown is, technically, now not training plural marriage in the meanwhile. He’s in a monogamous marriage along with his fourth (and authorized) spouse Robyn Brown. He and his third spouse, Christine, formally divorced in September 2021. She now lives in Salt Lake Metropolis Utah, away from Kody and the remainder of the wives in Flagstaff, Arizona.
“I don’t actually thought-about myself married to Meri,” Kody says in a teaser clip for the particular. “If she wished to maneuver on and marry one other, she wouldn’t get an argument with me.”
Meri tells Sister Wives: One on One host Sukanya Krishnan that she wasn’t consulted within the determination to finish the wedding—and known as Kody out for his alleged hypocrisy in terms of the dissolution of his completely different marriages.
“It simply doesn’t make sense to me that he can be so annoyed with Christine and be like, ‘She simply made this determination. We didn’t seek the advice of. We didn’t discuss.’ … After which he says, ‘No, I don’t take into account myself married to Meri,’” Meri stated within the clip. “He simply made the choice. I’ve by no means heard him say that to me.”
Meri, who shares 27-year-old Leon with Kody, has been married to him since 1990. Their marriage has been fractured since her catfishing scandal again in 2015. She stated when she known as him to want him a cheerful anniversary final 12 months, his response wasn’t precisely heat.
“He’s like, ‘I don’t even know why you known as me, Meri.’ He’s like, ‘We’re not married. We’re not performing as married,’” Meri claimed. “And I stated to him then, ‘If that’s the place we’re, don’t you suppose that we must always handle that publicly?’”
She tells Krishnan that he didn’t need to publicly “handle it” and informed her, “‘I don’t need that to be on the market publicly as a result of I don’t need that judgment.’”
Although Meri and Kody have been legally married (since she was the primary spouse), the couple divorced in 2014 in order that the Kody may legally wed his fourth spouse, Robyn, and undertake her three kids from a earlier marriage. Technically, Meri and Kody have been in a religious union ever since, however have been dwelling very separate lives for a few years.
“He’s already made the choice,” Meri stated when Krishnan requested the place the 2 stand now. “I’d [think about reconciliation]. I don’t suppose that he’s .”