Meri Brown seems to distance himself further from her famous family. At least that’s what family followers think happens. Neither Meri nor Kody Brown have made public statements about their relationship, but the evidence that Meri is moving out of her plural marriage continues to increase. Now fans are left to wonder, Meri could get money in with a spinoff series if she left the Browns and Sister wives Behind?
Why do fans think Meri Brown is ready to leave the Browns?
Rumors that Meri is ready to leave the Browns behind have been circulating ever since she was caught up in a catfishing scandal in 2015. It’s been five years, and she still seems to be linked to Kody and the rest of the family, but in recent months, her social media flow has changed significantly. The sudden change has led some fans to believe that a change is coming.
Meri completely ignored her 30th anniversary in April and failed to acknowledge Kody for Father’s Day in June. Fans also noticed that Meri shows up without her wedding ring, and she has published cryptic quotes about change and fear in recent weeks. The landscape of her photos has also changed. Family followers note that Meri seems to be spending more and more time in Utah, where she owns a successful inn.
What would a divorce mean to a polygamist wife?
Meri has been married to Kody for 30 years, although their legal marriage dissolved in 2014. Moving away from such a long-term relationship can be emotionally challenging and even more complicated given Meri and her family’s alternative lifestyle. Kristyn Decker, who was once in a plural marriage, has spoken openly about the practices and difficulties women face when trying to leave. In fact, Decker, who is Christine Brown’s aunt, has called the whole practice a “cult system.”
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Oddly enough, divorce was not particularly uncommon in the religions that once practiced plural marriage, explains Slate. In fact, Utah, where many polygamists once settled, had incredibly lax divorce, and women would often move from one plural family to another. However, this is no longer the case. In fact, family followers strongly believe that Meri stays with Kody for fear of being rejected by her only child.
Can Meri Brown get a spinoff?
If Meri were to leave her famous family, supporters are all for the idea of Meri appearing in her own spinoff series. Reddit users discussed the opportunity just two months ago, and most seem down to see Meri break away from the Brown family. A poster suggested that they would like to see the often hidden Merie on a reality TV show with a dating style.
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Although fans may be totally here for a spinoff with Meri, it really doesn’t seem to be on the table. Meri, as it stands now, remains committed to Kody, no matter how much the couple seems to find each other unacceptable. At least she seems engaged as long as Sister wives continues. If the show does not go, all efforts are off, adopting family followers.