Category: Janelle Brown

Sister Wives polygamy lawsuit ruling overturned, could be headed to Supreme Court

Sister Wives star Kody Brown and his family have suffered a huge setback in their lawsuit against the state of Utah as a Federal Appeals Court has overturned a previous U.S. District Court ruling in the Brown's favor, a ruling that had all but legalized polygamy in the state of Utah. Keep reading for a synopsis of the Court's opinion as well as the response from the Brown's lead counsel indicating they plan to appeal -- probably to the U.S. Supreme Court!
   

PHOTOS Sister Wives’ Maddie Brown engaged to Caleb Brush

Madison "Maddie" Brown, oldest daughter of Sister Wives' Kody Brown and Janelle Brown, officially announced earlier today that she is engaged to her older beau, Caleb Brush! Keep reading for tons of photos of the couple, as well as Maddie's engagement ring–plus, get details on the proposal, and find out whether or not Maddie and Caleb plan on having a plural marriage!
   

Sister Wives’ Kody, Meri, Christine and Janelle have all filed for bankruptcy since 1997

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.
   

Who are the Dargers? Polygamist Joe Darger married to twin sisters

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.

‘Sister Wives’ Brown family sues to make polygamy legal in Utah

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.”

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 of her marriage she moved away from the family for several years.