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Robyn Brown shed tears over her fractured bond with Christine Brown on the most recent episode of Sister Wives — however Christine isn’t occupied with a friendship.
Robyn, 44, obtained emotional throughout the Sunday, September 17, episode whereas discussing the plural household’s division after Kody Brown‘s cut up from Christine, 51. “I all the time thought that [Christine] would ultimately open herself to a relationship with me, you recognize, determine that stuff out. … I attempted very onerous to be sort together with her,” Robyn instructed Meri Brown.
In a confessional, Robyn claimed that she “was continually holding out an olive department to Christine” earlier than the previous couple’s separation. “[I was] continually wanting the connection, continually attempting to ask her, like, ‘What can I do?’ And all [Christine] ever instructed me was, ‘I’m simply jealous of you,’” she alleged.
Robyn remembered there being “so many occasions” through the years that she had enjoyable with Christine. “I really feel like we actually did have the potential of simply having an awesome relationship. And I simply by no means understood why we couldn’t,” she added as she welled up with tears. “I simply don’t know the way to come to phrases with the heartbreak of it.”
The digital camera then lower Christine, who shared a barely totally different perspective. “If it bothered her that she didn’t have a relationship with me, she ought to’ve mentioned, ‘Hey, why don’t we now have a relationship? Can we be pals?’” she mentioned in her personal confessional. “But I need you to know, I might’ve rejected her friendship anyway. To be utterly sincere.”
She doubled down, including, “If Robyn approached me and needed to be pals, I might’ve not been pals nonetheless. Because I couldn’t belief her.”
When Christine started her religious marriage to Kody, 54, in 1994, he was already legally married to Meri, 52, and in one other religious union with Janelle Brown. Robyn joined the household in 2010, however Kody shook up the dynamic in 2014 by divorcing Meri and lawfully marrying Robyn. (Both Meri and Janelle broke up with Kody after Christine led the cost.)
Since its premiere final month, followers have seen Janelle’s relationship with Kody splinter on season 18 of Sister Wives. On Sunday’s episode, Christine tried to persuade Janelle to maneuver again to Utah together with her. The ladies — who’ve remained shut pals since their respective splits from Kody — additionally mentioned their ex’s want for them to be “higher sister wives” to Robyn.
“I’m sorry, plural marriage doesn’t require that you simply’re all the time finest pals along with your sister spouse. So I feel we have to recover from this,” Janelle mentioned whereas chatting with Christine after the vacations.
Christine proceeded to get heated in regards to the matter in a confessional interview. “I used to be an awesome sister spouse to Janelle. Meri? Not a lot, however I don’t suppose [Kody] cares about Meri,” she mentioned. “He’s mainly saying, ‘Because you’re not the very best sister spouse to Robyn, I’m not occupied with having a relationship with you.’”
She implied that Kody was being hypocritical, claiming, “Who had an awesome relationship with Robyn for years, but he wasn’t drawn to her? Oh yeah, that’d be Meri. He’s stuffed with s–t, I’m sorry. That’s ridiculous.”
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Kody, for his half, argued that his request “wasn’t ever actually about Robyn,” telling the digital camera, “I needed Christine to be higher to all people and about all people.”
Sister Wives airs on TLC Sundays at 10 p.m. ET.