Cody Brown says he ‘never watched’ his kids

  • Cody Brown stated on “Sister Wives” that he’s “good” at watching his youngsters 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 truthful” to ask Cody.

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

Throughout a section of the present about how the Brown household patriarch spends his time, he stated, “It is not regular for me to deal with my youngsters. I have been working my complete 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 youngsters, he introduced his fourth spouse Robin’s youngsters with him as a result of he was “caring for them.”

In keeping with Cody, he is often too busy to try this.

“I am good at watching my youngsters,” he stated, “however I by no means try 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 a variety of totally 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 youngsters, who he shared together with his 4 wives, are nonetheless minors. His youngest daughter with Kristen is, actually, 12 years previous. His youngest daughter together with his second spouse Janelle is 17 years previous. His fourth spouse, Robin, has the youngest youngsters 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 previous.

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

“Cody and I’ve loads happening in the course of the day,” Robin stated in a one-on-one interview. “That is why I’ve a nanny – so I may also help out as an alternative of attempting to ask Cody to assist deal with the children.”

“It is probably not truthful for me to ask him for assist when he has so many duties 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 reside at residence — Actually, Isabelle, 19, and Gwenden, 20 — when he needs to see them.

“It is no extra right here than it was, 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 onerous 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 obtained separated from my home.”

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

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

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

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