The controversy surrounding Sister Wives patriarch Kody Brown divorcing his first wife Meri and then legally marrying his fourth wife Robyn late last year has drawn a lot of attention to the Brown family, including their history of filing for bankruptcy three tines since 1997. Keep reading for the full bankruptcy documents as well as a breakdown of each filing, the first of which was Janelle in 1997, then Meri and Kody (jointly) in 2005, and Christine in 2010.
Sister Wives’ Janelle Brown is struggling with her role in the family, and how her personality differs from Kody and the other wives. Everything came to a head in the premiere episode of season 6 when the parents were working on lip synching a song, “Keep Your Hands to Yourself,” by the Georgia Satellites, for […]
It has been a rough few months for the Brown family from the TLC reality series Sister Wives as the show’s patriarch Kody Brown lost his brother Curtis Brown in a motorcycle accident back in June and earlier this week Kody’s father, Winn Brown, passed away at his home in Lovell, Wyoming the age of 78. Keep reading for photos of Winn as well as his obituary and messages from Meri and Janelle Brown about his passing.
After the Brown family of TLC’s Sister Wives found fame by exposing their taboo lifestyle on television, it opened up a possibility in the minds of Americans that polygamist families can be very modern and happy. Last year year the Darger family came out too, giving television interviews, and publishing a book about their family called Love Times Three.
The Dargers are definitely unique.
Although all Utah criminal bigamy charges have been dropped for the Sister Wives‘ Brown Family, it still is a third-degree felony in the state to just say you have more than one wife (as in, not filing the legal documents, but having “spiritual” marriages like the Browns have.) Because of that, the Browns are fighting back, and have filed a lawsuit against Utah in an attempt to get a “federal judge to overturn the state’s bigamy law as unconstitutional.”
The Brown Family have a reason to relax and celebrate this weekend! Thursday a Utah prosecutor wrote in court filings that criminal charges would not be pursued against Kody Brown and his four wives Meri, Janelle, Christine, and Robyn. The entire family fled their home in Lehi, Utah January 2011 because they felt threatened by […]
Sister Wives: Janelle Brown once moved away, almost left Kody and her sister wives; has a difficult relationship with Meri
The Brown family from TLC’s Sister Wives recently published a very honest and open book called Becoming Sister Wives about the complicated history of their lives in a plural marriage. There’s a lot of great stuff in there, but one thing that’s making a lot of headlines is Janelle’s revaluation that in the eighth year […]
The Brown Family of TLC’s Sister Wives fame have 22 mouths to feed (17 kids, 4 wives, and one dad/husband,) and have had to move from their home in Utah to four separate residences in Las Vegas, Nevada because of a threat that their family may be broken up. First wife Meri lost her job after the show came on the air, Robyn left her job to join the family, and the main breadwinners Jenelle and Kody had to leave their jobs behind when they moved. Their move and living expenses afterwards came mostly from what supposed to be their retirement savings, and many of the kids are nearing college age. How does this huge family support themselves?