Cody Brown says he ‘never watched’ his kids

  • Cody Brown stated on “Sister Wives” that he’s “good” at watching his children however “by no means does.”
  • “It is simpler for me to pay somebody $20 an hour than to lose $200 an hour,” he stated.
  • His fourth spouse, Robin, stated she had a nanny to assist her as a result of it was “not honest” to ask Cody.

Cody Brown stated on Sunday’s episode of TLC’s “Sister Wives” that he “hardly” watches his children.

Throughout a phase of the present about how the Brown household patriarch spends his time, he stated, “It isn’t regular for me to deal with my children. I have been working my entire life. I grew up on a farm, we have all the time been busy.”

Cody was defending himself after Kristen, on the time his third spouse, stated in a one-on-one interview that one time Cody went for walks along with her and their children, he introduced his fourth spouse Robin’s children with him as a result of he was “caring for them.”

Based on Cody, he is normally too busy to do this.

“I am good at watching my children,” he stated, “however I by no means do this. It is simpler for me to pay somebody $20 an hour than to lose $200 an hour with the work I’ve.”

Cody has apparently held quite a few completely different jobs through the years that “Sister Wives” has been on the air, but it surely’s unclear what he is at the moment doing for a residing.

Kristen and Cody Brown.

Kristen and Cody on the “Sister Wives” premiere.


Only a few of Cody’s 18 kids, who he shared along with his 4 wives, are nonetheless minors. His youngest daughter with Kristen is, actually, 12 years outdated. His youngest daughter along with his second spouse Janelle is 17 years outdated. His fourth spouse, Robin, has the youngest kids within the Brown household: she and Cody have a son, Solomon, who’s 10, and a daughter, Ariella, who’s six. Considered one of Robin’s daughters from a earlier marriage, Breanna, is 17 years outdated.

Janelle, Kristen, and Robin even have grownup kids residing at house, however Robin made it clear on Sunday’s episode that she has a nanny to assist out along with her younger kids as a result of Cody is so busy on a regular basis.

“Cody and I’ve rather a lot occurring through the day,” Robin stated in a one-on-one interview. “That is why I’ve a nanny – so I will help out as a substitute of making an attempt to ask Cody to assist deal with the youngsters.”

“It is probably not honest for me to ask him for assist when he has so many tasks and has such an enormous household,” she added.

Kristen and Robin Brown.

Kristen and Robin Brown.


Cody’s different wives, Janelle and Kristen, appear to disagree with Robin’s evaluation of how he spends his time.

Kristen stated on Sunday’s episode that though the couple have separated, he is welcome to go to their daughters who stay at house — Really, Isabelle, 19, and Gwenden, 20 — when he desires to see them.

“It is no extra right here than it was once, it is no much less right here anymore. It is the identical,” Kristen stated. “He actually did not even discover.”

However Kristen stated her older daughters have observed Cody’s habits, and that it impacts their relationship with him.

“It is arduous to see such a distinction with Cody, how he is at Robin’s home versus how he is at my home,” she stated. “He simply acquired separated from my home.”

Kristen stated her older daughters have informed her that they see her relationship with Cody as “damaged” and that they cannot think about what it will likely be like for her when she sees him with different wives they usually do not wish to see him both.

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“Kristen actually informed me that youngsters do not suppose I wish to be round them,” Cody stated within the episode. “Hmmm, I’ve stayed house all yr. I did not do something. I did not do any of my enterprise, I did not see mates, I did not journey with any of them.”

He did not deny Kristen’s declare, however appeared to counsel it was her fault that he did not see her kids as a result of she would not comply along with his strict COVID-19 guidelines.

New episodes of “Sister Wives” season seventeen will air on Sunday at 10 p.m. on TLC.