Sister Wives’ Christine Brown Reads Poem Amid Janelle, Kody Split

Christine Brown Reads Poem About Being 'Unafraid' Amid Janelle, Kody Split
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Holding her head up. Christine Brown shared a video of herself studying an inspiring poem after Janelle Brown confirmed her break up from Kody Brown.

The Cooking With Simply Christine host, 50, posted an Instagram video on Monday, December 12, that confirmed her reciting William Ernest Henley’s “Invictus,” which was initially printed in 1888. “Out of the night time that covers me, black because the pit from pole to pole, I thank no matter gods could also be for my unconquerable soul,” the TLC character started. “Within the fell clutch of circumstance, I’ve not winced nor cried aloud. Beneath the bludgeonings of probability, my head is bloody however unbowed.”

She continued: “Past this place of wrath and tears looms the horror of the shade, and but the menace of the years finds me unafraid. It issues not how strait the gate, how charged with punishment the scroll, I’m the grasp of my destiny. I’m the captain of my soul.”

Christine’s studying got here lower than someday after Janelle and Kody, each 53, confirmed that they’ve been separated for months. The estranged couple gave viewers an replace on their relationship standing throughout a preview for the upcoming Sister Wives: One-on-One particular, which aired after the Sunday, December 11, season 17 finale.

“I believe if we each actually sat down, we’d have a look at one another say, ‘Actually?’” Janelle stated within the teaser for the episode, which premieres on Sunday, December 18. “We’ve been separated for a number of months.”

The twosome, who spiritually married in 1993, share six kids: Logan, 28, Maddie, 27, Hunter, 25, Garrison, 24, Gabriel, 21, and Savanah, 18. Through the teaser, Kody revealed that he and Janelle have been struggling to make their relationship work for some time.

“Janelle has made it fairly clear to me that she’s having fun with her life with out me,” he stated within the video.

Whereas Kody remains to be married to Meri Brown and Robyn Brown, Janelle is the second of his wives to depart him in lower than two years. In November 2021, Christine introduced that she and the Wyoming native had break up after 27 years of marriage.

Earlier this fall, the Turning into Sister Wives coauthor solely advised Us Weekly that she was “tremendous grateful” she determined to depart, including that she was shocked by a few of Kody’s conduct following their break up.

“It’s so stunning and shocking as a result of he’s not like that,” she stated in October of Kody’s name for his different wives to “conform” to patriarchy. “I believe that he’s simply offended and he’s processing all of this quite a bit totally different than I’m as a result of I’ve been processing leaving consistently, you recognize, for a 12 months. I knew, for certain, for 2 years — I knew that I’d be leaving.”

Half 1 of the Sister Wives: One-on-One particular airs on TLC Sunday, December 18, at 10 p.m. ET. Elements 2 and three will air on January 1 and January 8, respectively.