Sister Wives’ Christine Brown obtained actual about why she thinks Janelle Brown didn’t depart Kody Brown sooner — and it’s all about funds.
Christine, 51, went into element along with her brothers about her 2021 cut up from Kody, 54, in the course of the Sunday, November 19, episode of the TLC sequence, explaining that she was financially unbiased once they referred to as it quits.
“Kody and I talked about what to do with the property and my home earlier than I left. So I used to be like, ‘Why don’t I preserve the entire cash from the proceeds of the sale of my home after which I’ll flip the property again over to the household?’” she recalled, referring to their Coyote Cross land in Arizona. “So monetary smart, it was very straightforward for me to stroll away.”
Janelle’s scenario, nevertheless, is a bit more difficult. “I imagine that’s the most important cause why Janelle is staying with Kody is as a result of she has nothing in her title,” Christine mentioned. “And the [Coyote Pass] property, Kody’s title is on each piece of property.”
In a confessional of her personal, Janelle, 54, mentioned she felt caught monetarily because the household’s land had but to be paid off — and nobody had began to construct as deliberate.
“I’m caught right here with actually nothing that’s free and clear in my title,” Janelle admitted in a confessional interview. “I’m collectively titled on these items with different family members.”
Kody, in the meantime, argued on the episode that Janelle wasn’t the one one in bother with Coyote Cross.
“All of us have the identical drawback that Janelle has is that our belongings are all mixed,” Kody confessed.
Janelle confirmed in December 2022 that she and Kody had been “separated for a number of months.” Their stress has been entrance and heart all through season 18 of Sister Wives, boiling over in a blowout fight on digital camera.
Whereas lack of earnings and monetary stability did play a component in maintaining her with Kody, Janelle pointed to her religion as a deterrent as properly.
“I don’t know, like, life is brief,” Janelle instructed Christine and her siblings on Sunday’s episode, noting, “We had been raised in a tradition the place marriage is without end. It’s been a tougher factor to, like, reconcile.”
She later confessed that a few of her and Kody’s six kids “have questioned if I actually have left their dad” since she wasn’t “shifting on” with somebody new. Janelle defined that her hesitation to completely depart Kody needed to do with not figuring out “the way to reconcile my religion with the place I’m now in my life.”
Janelle, who shares Logan, 29, Maddie, 27, Hunter, 26, Garrison, 25, Gabriel, 21, and Savanah, 18, with Kody, concluded, “I’m not in any hurry, simply going to attend and see the way it works out.”
Together with Christine and Janelle, Kody is now separated from his first spouse, Meri Brown. He stays legally married to fourth spouse Robyn Brown.
Sister Wives airs on TLC Sundays at 10 p.m. ET.