Why Did
Christine And
Kody Brown Split?

The long-running show, which began in 2010, follows Brown family patriarch Kody and his wives in their plural marriage.

Meri, Robyn and Janelle Brown are currently in relationships with Kody, however a fourth women who was previously in the marriage, Christine, has confirmed she has split from him.

Season 17 of Sister Wives will follow the fallout from Christine and Kody's split, as the trailer has confirmed, with footage showing Kody's other wives reacting to the news.

As the scenes air on TLC, fans may need a reminder as to what happened between Kody and Christine, and why things are so tense in the new episodes.

Christine confirmed in November 2021 that her marriage to Kody is over, announcing the news on her Instagram.

Posting a statement on her page, Christine wrote: "After more than 25 years together, Kody and I have grown apart and I have made the difficult decision to leave."