New yr, outdated associates! Meri Brown celebrated her birthday together with her interior circle after formally confirming her cut up from Kody Brown.
“Spent birthday #52 with a few my favourite individuals on this planet. Many laughs, a number of good conversations, and tons of excellent meals!” the Sister Wives star gushed through Instagram on Monday, January 16, alongside a slideshow of snaps from the festivities. “On days like these, I’m reminded once more of the humanity of individuals with good and sincere hearts, the chums who’ve your again and get up for you, and common goodness on this planet.”
The California native continued: “So grateful for associates who I could be myself with, who know my coronary heart and my true self, and cheer for me for my vibrant future. I’ve so many issues to be thankful for. So many good issues within the works for the approaching yr. A lot promise, hope, and light-weight. And at present. I’m so grateful for at present.”
Whereas giving her “epic” buddies a loving shout-out, Meri concluded: “Right here’s to a different yr within the books, and one other yr forward filled with surprise, knowledge, and price.”
The TLC persona’s birthday bash comes shortly after she and Kody, 53, addressed the standing of their relationship. The pair have been legally married from 1990 to 2014 and remained in a religious union after Robyn Brown turned Kody’s lawful spouse.
“After greater than a decade of engaged on our marriage in our personal distinctive methods, now we have made the choice to completely terminate our marriage relationship,” learn a joint assertion shared through Kody and Meri’s respective Instagram accounts on January 10. “Throughout this course of, we’re dedicated to kindness and respect towards one another and to all members of our household, and we’re additionally dedicated to the continued therapeutic of any and all relationships throughout the household in order that we will transfer ahead with forgiveness, grace, and love.”
In her accompanying caption, Meri advised Sister Wives followers that she and the Wyoming native “had many open and sincere discussions” earlier than formally pulling the plug on their relationship. “Please attempt to chorus from congratulating me on the break up of my marriage,” she added. “I worth the connection I had, and stay up for getting into 2023 and my future with grace, kindness and energy.”
The pair beforehand shocked followers in a December 2022 Sister Wives: One-on-One episode, with Kody seemingly declaring that they’d referred to as it quits. “I don’t actually think about myself married to Meri,” he claimed partially 1 of the season 17 tell-all. “If she needed to maneuver on and marry one other, she wouldn’t get an argument with me.”
Together with Meri, the entrepreneur was spiritually married to Christine Brown from 1994 to 2021 and Janelle Brown from 1993 to 2022. He’s the daddy of 18 youngsters.
The Brown household has been in disarray since Christine, 50, introduced she was leaving her life with Kody. Within the wake of their breakup, a few of her children have publicly shared their help for her — and have spoken out towards Kody’s different wives.
Throughout a prolonged YouTube interview with blogger John Yates, Christine and Kody’s son, Paedon Brown, alleged that he and his siblings weren’t keen on Meri rising up.
“Abrasive and sort of imply aren’t sturdy sufficient phrases, they aren’t aggressive sufficient phrases,” he claimed. “Meri was not good. … Abrasive will not be sufficient of a phrase to clarify what Meri was to a couple of us youngsters particularly.”
The 24-year-old went on to assert that he “by no means” felt “protected round” Meri. She has not publicly responded to his accusations.