'Sister Wives' Fans Upset After Kody Brown Complains About COVID Restrictions

There's a lot of difficult decisions that families all around the world have had to make due to the coronavirus pandemic, and for families that live in multiple households like the Brown family from Sister Wives, those decisions were even more complicated.

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*Sister Wives* has been on the air for over ten years.

The show follows polygamist Kody Brown and his four wives, Meri, Janelle, Christine, and Robyn, as they raise their 18 children.

The season that just began airing was filmed last year at the start of the coronavirus pandemic, and showcases how the family made their decisions on how to handle it within their families.

One of Kody's wives, Janelle, decided to not have Kody visit her household for an indefinite period of time.


Janelle's concern was that due to her children having jobs outside the household, if Kody contracted the virus from them, he could spread it to every other household.

Kody himself acknowledged that he was "the most dangerous person in the whole family when it comes to COVID-19, because I'm going from house to house — I could spread it from house to house."

However, Kody didn't seem very pleased with Janelle's decision.

"I guess right now my biggest worry really is if I would have to be isolated from members of my family long-term," Kody added.

"You pick your side, literally. There's almost a divide, like, 'Oh, we need to quarantine right now,' and others who are going, 'You know what, why don't we spread it around so we can all check and see if we're immune," Kody explained to viewers.

"It just feels odd to me. 'Okay, this is what you're going to do.' Well, wait a second, do I have a say in this?"

"You know, it's just one of those times when maybe I wish I just told my wives what we were going to do," Kody added. "But I am so confused by this whole thing that I don't even know what to do."

Many fans took issue with Kody's reaction to this serious issue seemingly framing himself as a victim.

"When Kody rants his victimhood to the camera in his interview segments he sure comes off as someone who thinks there are people out here agreeing with him. So...anybody?" one fan asked.

Other fans were glad to see the family making smart choices.

"It’s so crazy watching #sisterwives in the beginning of the #pandemic & seeing them trying to make the right decisions for their family. To me I hope they will leave their feelings out of it & stick with logic & facts. That is the only way through this! Good luck!" said

Do you agree with the fans, or are you on Team Kody? Let us know in the comments below!

h/t: People