‘Doing Whatever the Hell’ I Want

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It’s her yr! Sister Wives star Meri Brown is feeling empowered to do issues her approach following her break up from Kody Brown.

“Constructing companies. Constructing friendships. Constructing an amazing life,” Meri, 51, wrote through Instagram on Wednesday, February 8, alongside a video of her kayaking with a pal. “All whereas doing regardless of the hell I would like.”

The mattress and breakfast proprietor was all smiles within the video as audio from Taylor Swift’s 2019 Billboard Ladies In Music Awards acceptance speech for the Girl of the Decade Award performed within the background.

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“And as for me, these days I’ve been focusing much less on doing what they are saying I can’t do and extra on doing regardless of the hell I would like,” Swift, 33, stated within the clip.

Meri’s empowered message got here simply months after she confirmed throughout the Sister Wives: One-on-One particular in December 2022 that she and Kody, 53, have been not dwelling as a pair.

After the patriarch confessed throughout season 17 of the TLC collection that he didn’t “think about” himself married to Meri, the California native hinted that their romance had been over for some time.

The twosome legally wed in 1990 however divorced in 2014 so Kody may marry fourth spouse Robyn Brown and undertake her three kids from a previous marriage. Meri remained in a non secular union with the previous firearms salesman till late 2022.

“He’s already made the choice,” Meri defined throughout half 1 of the Sister Wives: One-on-One particular.

She additional claimed that her relationship with Kody appeared to disintegrate in 2021 after they failed to repair their issues on their thirtieth anniversary one yr prior.

“This final anniversary, he’s like, ‘I don’t even know why you known as me, Meri.’ He’s like, ‘We’re not married. We’re not appearing as married,’” Meri claimed in December 2022. “And I stated to him then, ‘If that’s the place we’re, don’t you assume that we should always deal with that publicly?’”

The TV character — who shares Leon, 27, with Kody — alleged that the Wyoming native didn’t need to “deal with it” and instructed her, “‘I don’t need that to be on the market publicly as a result of I don’t need that judgment.’”

The previous spouses launched a press release about their break up in January. “After greater than a decade of engaged on our relationship in our personal distinctive methods, we’ve made the choice to completely terminate out marriage,” the joint message learn.

Kody’s separation from Meri adopted the breakdown of two of his different relationships. The polygamist introduced his break up from third spouse Christine Brown in November 2021. The Cooking With Simply Christine star, 50, confirmed in February that she has “solely” began courting one other man.

Janelle Brown, in the meantime, revealed throughout the Sister Wives: One-on-One particular in December 2022 that she and Kody had been “separated for a number of months.” The pair have been in a non secular union for almost 30 years earlier than parting methods. Kody’s relationship with Robyn, 43, is the one one nonetheless intact after season 17.