Keeping your head up. christina brown shared a video of herself reading an inspirational poem after janelle brown confirmed their separation from kody brown.
the cooking alone with christine host, 50, posted a instagram video on Monday, December 12, which showed her reciting William Ernest Henley’s “Invictus,” which was originally published in 1888. “Invincible Soul,” the TLC personality began. “In the grip of circumstance, I have not flinched or cried out loud. Under the blows of chance, my head is bloody but erect.
She continued: “Beyond this place of anger and tears looms the horror of the shadow, and yet the threat of the years finds me unafraid. No matter how narrow the gate, how laden with punishment the scroll, I am the master of my destiny. I am the captain of my soul.”
Christine’s reading came less than a day after Janelle and Kody, both 53, confirmed they have been apart for months. The estranged couple gave viewers an update on their relationship status during a preview of the upcoming Sister Wives: One on One special, which aired after the season 17 finale on Sunday, December 11.
“I think if we both sat down for real, we’d look at each other and go, ‘Really?’” Janelle said in a sneak peek for the episode, which premieres Sunday, December 18. “We have been separated for several months. .”
The couple, who married spiritually in 1993, share six children: Logan, 28, Maddie, 27, Hunter, 25, Garrison, 24, Gabriel, 21, and Savanah, 18. During the sneak peek, Kody revealed that he and Janelle have been struggling to make their relationship work for a while.
“Janelle has made it pretty clear to me that she’s enjoying her life without me,” he said in the video.
While Kody is still married to mary brown Y robin brown, Janelle is the second of his wives to leave him in less than two years. In November 2021, Christine announced that she and the Wyoming native had separated after 27 years of marriage.
Earlier this fall, the Becoming sister wives co-author told exclusively us weekly that she was “super grateful” that she decided to leave, adding that she was shocked by Kody’s behavior after their split.
“It’s so shocking and amazing because he’s not like that,” he said in October of Kody’s call for his other wives to “commit” to the patriarchy. “I think he’s just mad and he’s processing all of this so much differently than I am because I’ve been constantly processing leaving, you know, for a year. I knew, for sure, for two years, I knew that he would leave me ”.
Part 1 of the Sister Wives: One on One special broadcasts on TLC on Sunday, December 18 at 10 pm ET. Parts 2 and 3 will air on January 1 and 8, respectively.