Welcome To Plathville matriarch Kim Plath was arrested in Florida earlier today, and jail records indicate the charge is “TRAFFIC – DUI: DUI/PROPERTY DAMAGE/PERSONAL INJURY.” Keep reading for details, including Kim’s pending DUI from an incident in June!
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Kim Plath of Welcome to Plathville has been spotted dancing with a new man. This season on the show Kim announced that she was leaving her husband of almost 25-years, Barry Plath and started going to the gym, drinking, and doing other activities that were banned in their fundamentalist Christian household for the past two decades. Barry Plath has also been hitting the gym lately.
On Welcome to Plathville Olivia Plath has had issues with her mother-in-law Kim Plath from the start of the show and has been a catalyst in helping her husband and his younger siblings explore the world outside of their rural, disconnected childhoods. Olivia Plath also grew up in a family similar to the Plaths. In fact, that’s how she met Ethan. Because both Olivia and Ethan had limited contact with other people, the fact that their families had similar beliefs and practices made their parents feel like it was okay for them to date and get married.
Welcome to Plathville’s Kim Plath is staying out of the family’s main home because she finds it hard to live in the same house as Barry. Lydia confronted her about the fact that the three youngest daughters still need their mother in the house. In many ways, Lydia, who is a grown adult with a full-time job, has picked up a lot of the mother role in the house. Now that the family is discussing the fact that dad Barry will soon move out of the family’s main home, Lydia is considering moving in with him instead of staying with mom Kim and the younger siblings.
On tonight’s episode of Welcome to Plathville Olivia Plath finally explained in detail how she was traumatized by her mother-in-law Kim Plath.
On tonight’s episode of Welcome to Plathville Olivia Plath reveals more details about why she has such strong boundaries with her mother-in-law Kim Plath. In short, she feels used by Kim, but there’s a lot more to that story. One of the reasons Olivia feels used by Kim is because Olivia says Kim was using Ethan’s credit cards when he was 20 years old and locked him out of his account.
Tensions are high between Moriah Plath and her sister-in-law and roommate Olivia Plath over a visit to deceased Plath sibling Joshua’s grave for his birthday. Moriah arranged the family get together to celebrate Joshua’s memory, but the graveside memorial soon turned to drama between Olivia and Moriah when mom Kim Plath decided to come as well.
Ethan Plath says he now feels a “pang of resentment” over the fact that his mom Kim Plath’s current behaviors are in contradiction to how she raised her children for the majority of their lives. He also sees a huge gap between himself and his peers when it comes to education and knowledge about the dating world.
In Season 4 Kim Plath has given her family, and viewers of Welcome to Plathville, a bit of whiplash by backtracking on her behavior and “rules” for her family. For decades Kim and Barry Plath lived mostly outside of society and shunned alcohol, sugar, all mainstream media, and most interaction with the outside world. Now, Kim has completely changed, is divorcing Barry, and no longer has such strict expectations for her children.
Over drinks with her son Micah, Kim explains that a personal trauma could have caused her to be overprotective of her children.
The Plath family of TLC’s Welcome to Plathville has some serious inner-conflicts. One of the biggest struggles is the issue their oldest son Ethan and his wife Olivia have with Ethan’s mom Kim. By season two of the show Olivia and Ethan were completely no contact with Kim and Barry Plath. Now that Kim is divorcing Barry, Ethan and Olivia are communicating more with Barry, but still refuse to engage with Kim. How did this all start?
This season of Welcome to Plathville has seen a startling change in matriarch Kim Plath. After over two decades of living a life secluded from the secular world, she seemingly changed on a dime. She’s now listening to new music, drinking, giving her children sugar, and even opened a dance studio. On top of all of that, Kim is initiating a divorce from her husband Barry. Why did their marriage fall apart?
Barry and Kim Plath from TLC’s Welcome to Plathville are getting divorced after 24 years of marriage. The former couple have raised their nine children in an extremely sheltered environment in rural Georgia, and once taught their kids that marriage is forever. NKim and Barry got married really young and didn’t really take the time to get to know each other before their wedding.