But they did include the wedding's younger guests -- in the form of ten flower girls. Yep, go ahead and let that sink in for a moment. The engagement was viewed as a step away from the Brown family's polygamous lifestyle, which the couple later confirmed in an interview with magazine. And while she has not announced plans to marry, Kody and Meri's only child, Mariah, happily to the world in 2016. Janelle got to keep their house; Barber received two cars and a motorcycle. He built the arch under which he and Aspyn were married.
The two have reportedly known one another for years, and reconnected after they both attended a rally with her family in Utah to fight against tougher penalties for polygamous families. And now another of Christine's children has gotten engaged. There are a number of factors. Here's a great way to start the reality show's 13th season. In an episode of the show, Kody doubled down on his obtuse chivalry when he explained the aforementioned passage. Weddings are a big deal for people and families, so they're a huge deal for reality television.
Though the cast has been plagued with accusations that the , there have been plenty of genuine headaches and sorrows behind the scenes. Logan, the eldest Brown son, announced his engagement in 2017, though a wedding date has not yet been set. Supreme Court to hear the case, but in January 2017, the court opted not to hear the Brown's appeal. The couple chose a Scottish-themed outdoor ceremony in front of 120 guests in the gardens of La Caille restaurant followed by a 400-person reception inside the chateau-style venue's greenhouse, according to. Just a few months short of brother Logan's announcement he was marrying Michelle Petty, Aspyn Brown, Kody's eldest daughter with third wife Christine, has also announced that she is engaged, to her now fiancé, Mitch Thompson. Keep reading to find out how the family's outlaw status may have been overstated, how Kody legally divorced one of his wives to marry another, and how this man and wife and wife and wife and wife manage their finances, love life, and more.
Get the scoop on their engagement here! They chose maroon, silver, teal and yellow as their wedding colors and fed their guests with carne asada and a chili chicken taco buffet. During a two-hour special in November 2015, the Brown family showed nothing but love and support. Mykelti Brown wed Antonio Padron on Saturday in St. Quick aside -- this photo was taken from the trip on which Mitch popped the question! So when the show does come back, we expect to see a lot of the build-up to Aspyn's wedding. If you thought a reality show starring one man with four wives would be filled with drama, well, you'd be 100 percent right. Unfortunately, Christine wasn't the only wife Kody wasn't feeling upon first sight. Kody decided to follow Mitch's example, wearing a kilt of his own.
I know it's not the end. And then there were the guests. In his case, it's also honoring his Scottish heritage. I thought, I didn't need a van, a divorced woman, and three kids in my life — that's just trouble. When the Browns were being for potential bigamy charges, they hurriedly escaped to Las Vegas, Nev. They also had a handfasting ceremony, a Celtic tradition in which couples bind their hands together during the wedding to symbolize their connection and devotion to one another. When the show premiered in 2010, the Brown family became the subject of a over whether its members were in violation of Utah's bigamy laws, which have strict rules about even cohabitating with another person while you're already married to someone else.
So he could legally marry one of his other wives, Robyn. You would think a guy with four wives would have an especially deft touch with the ladies, but in Kody Brown's case, he's apparently about as charming as a cousin who shows up to weddings in a tuxedo t-shirt. Hope you wrote all that down, because there's a quiz at the end. Now, originally, Aspyn had stated that she was going to have Mykelti as her maid of honor. The church elders told Kody that he would never be welcomed back, even if the family moved back to Utah.
What that means in layman's terms is that Kody and co. As and a basic understanding of marriage law explains, Brown is only allowed to be legally married to one wife at a time. Mykelti gushed to about the proposal, which occurred during a hike, close to home, in Utah. Mom Christine, who gave birth to Aspyn, was absolutely stunning in emerald green. Good question… In a twist that could only happen to the cast of Sister Wives, reported that Janelle was previously married to a man named Adam Clark Barber, better known as Meri's brother. Mitch full name David Mitchell Thompson decided to propose while the two were in Seattle. They have since welcomed the first Brown grandchild, a son named Axel.
Wait, why is that not-exactly-surprising, you ask? In fact, Meri reportedly expressed her feelings on the matter to the person who catfished her. Sure, these women say they love being in a plural marriage, but come on, there has to be some tension now and then, right? All 23 members of the Brown family were at the wedding. The investigation against Kody and his wives was dismissed in 2012, but the Browns' legal battles continued. According to , Thompson asked Brown, 22, to be his wife on Dec. The bride wore a beautiful Alfre Angelo satin and beaded gown for the ceremony, which was held outside with a view of the mountains as the backdrop.
And, real talk, those of us who dread assembling premade furniture might not always appreciate how much work and love a carpenter puts into their work -- we're certain that this, at least, was a labor of love We hope to see more of this wedding than a single snapshot. You asked for it, Tony! He popped the question on December 30th. Christine also appears to be fond of her future son-in-law. Her family has been entrenched in the plural lifestyle for generations. The proposal went down while the couple was hiking in Utah, near where they live. .
As it turns out, Aspyn and her new fiance, Mitch Thompson, have been friends since childhood. Mykelti and Maddie both became engaged, at the tender age of 19. It takes away from us having to worry about a lot of details and allows us and our families to just enjoy it. The wedding took place on Sunday, in the mountains of Utah. For the record, though, though they started dating after attending a pro-polygamy rally, Aspyn and Mitch have both made it clear that they are planning on keeping their marriage monogamous.