‘Sister Wives’: Is This the Real Reason the Browns Moved to Flagstaff? Fans Have a Theory

by Jeremy Spirogis
Janelle, Christine, Kody, Meri, and Robyn Brown

Since the 2020 season of TLC’s Sister Wives started, many followers of the present have been baffled by the polygamist Brown household’s determination to maneuver from Las Vegas to Flagstaff, Arizona. 

For one factor, the sudden transfer left all 4 brand-new Las Vegas houses both lingering in the marketplace or not even up on the market but. Third spouse Christine Brown stated the household was financially “drowning,” crushed by the load of 4 mortgages again in Vegas together with transferring and rental prices in Flagstaff. The household had hassle promoting their houses, leaving them determined and scrambling.

What’s extra, a lot of the Brown youngsters didn’t appear completely satisfied concerning the determination. Some of the Sister Wives’ youngsters even needed to depart their pals and faculties behind proper in the midst of highschool. 

So why did the Brown household transfer to Flagstaff? While the Browns had their very own causes, some Sister Wives followers suppose the true clarification may need one thing to do with fourth spouse Robyn Brown. 

Janelle, Christine, Kody, Meri, and Robyn Brown
Janelle, Christine, Kody, Meri, and Robyn Brown | Gabe Ginsberg/Getty Images

‘Sister Wives’ followers have been confused concerning the Browns’ transfer to Flagstaff

On the Jan. 5 Sister Wives season premiere, the Browns claimed that they had been planning a transfer for some time. Kody and his wives initially left Utah for Las Vegas as a result of they feared they’d be criminally prosecuted for his or her observe of polygamy. The household instructed People they wished a “slower lifestyle” and extra time open air in Arizona. 

Robyn additionally stated on the present that the non secular household was nervous about what their youngsters have been getting uncovered to in Nevada. “Vegas changed a lot over the last few years,” she stated. “So we started worrying a lot more about what the kids are getting exposed to.”

Kody added that the household would really feel safer in a slower-paced, extra rural space. “We needed to move out. We needed to make an adjustment,” he stated. “The timing was just right for getting our kids out of Las Vegas and into a safe place.”

Some viewers suppose Robyn Brown holds the important thing 

Some Sister Wives followers aren’t shopping for the Brown household’s clarification for the transfer. 

Many consider that the choice had extra to do with Robyn’s oldest son, Dayton, from a earlier marriage. Dayton is now attending Flagstaff-based Northern Arizona University (NAU) on a scholarship, and Robyn stated on the present that she was apprehensive about how far he could be from Las Vegas and the remainder of the household due to his developmental incapacity.

Robyn’s feedback, and Dayton’s school plans, led some followers to consider Kody uprooted his wives and children due to his fourth spouse solely. 

“You know what’s ‘incredibly sad and weird,’ Robyn?” one critic wrote to Robyn on Twitter. “Forcing a million kids and 3 other grown women to sell their beloved homes and move across the country because Dayton is starting college in Flagstaff.”

Another Sister Wives viewer agreed, writing that it was far too coincidental that Robyn’s son was beginning college within the Browns’ new metropolis on the identical time of the transfer. “Coincidentally, they moved to Flagstaff where Robyn’s son Dayton got a scholarship to college,” the Twitter user wrote.

Yet one other fan agreed with the idea. “When we learned Robyn’s son Dayton was accepted to the university in Flagstaff, it became all too clear why they were moving and why there was such a rush,” they wrote on Twitter.

For her half, Robyn vehemently denied the rumors in Apr. 2015. Kody’s fourth spouse took to Twitter to assert that, whereas Dayton had obtained a scholarship to NAU, he was initially planning to attend the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, till the household introduced their plans to maneuver.

Many ‘Sister Wives’ viewers consider Robyn is Kody’s favourite spouse

Although Robyn denies that the Brown household moved for her or her son, some Sister Wives followers would possibly consider the rumors as a result of they’ve lengthy suspected that Kody’s fourth spouse is his favourite. 

Viewers have lengthy believed that Kody appeared to spend extra time with Robyn and her youngsters, particularly since he legally divorced first spouse Meri Brown in 2015 in an effort to undertake Robyn’s youngsters. Since then, Kody and Robyn have had two extra youngsters collectively. Sister Wives viewers consider Kody is extra affectionate together with his youngest spouse. 

“I definitely think Robyn is his favorite. He constantly shows her special treatment,” one Twitter user wrote

Another viewer added that Kody was likeliest to be swayed by Robyn’s needs over the wants or needs of another spouse. “Kody give it a rest,” the critic wrote on Twitter. “You moved because of your favorite Robyn.”

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