Sister Wives star Meri Brown may be a single woman following her January split from Kody Brown, but rumors are swirling that she may already have a new man in her life. Fans are naturally eager to find out more.
Does ‘Sister Wives’ Star Meri Brown Have a Boyfriend?
Rumors first ignited that Meri had a new romantic connection in her life after she took to Instagram on August 21 to pose with a mystery man.
“This guy is kind, genuine, and authentic, a true friend,” she captioned the selfie, as she smiled alongside a man identified online as JD Crawford. “If you don’t have one of these humans in your life, one that has your back, one that no matter what time passes, it’s like no time passed at all, you should get yourself one!”
Underneath the photo, fans ignited with buzz regarding Meri possibly having a new boyfriend.
“Please tell me you’re more than just friends. He’s hot! You deserve such happiness in your life,” one user wrote. Meanwhile, another added, “That’s a beautiful smile on her face. I have never seen her look so happy before. If you are just friends. You gotta snag this one Meri.”
While Meri left no other hints, her best friend, Jenn Sullivan, confirmed there is an ongoing search for a potential suitor. After Meri and Jenn took to Instagram for their weekly “Fridays With Friends” Instagram Live segment on November 3, a fan commented under the reposted video, writing, “These two are definitely dating.”
Jenn confirmed their platonic relationship and replied, “I’m dating my husband but that’s it. He’s trying to set Meri up then we shall double date.”
When Did Sister Wives’ Meri Brown and Kody Brown Split?
The Lizzie’s Heritage Inn owner first alluded that her marriage to the polygamous patriarch was over during Sister Wives: One-on-One special in December 2022. Fans watched as Meri viewed a clip where Kody stated that he didn’t consider himself married to the mom of one.
“Like, he just made the decision. I’ve never heard him say that to me,” she told host Sukanya Krishnan. When asked where she stood with Kody, the TLC personality replied, “Well, he’s already made the decision. You just saw him say that.”
A month later, Meri and Kody — who wed in April 1990 — announced their split in a joint statement.
“In light of a recent unapproved press release, we feel compelled to share our own truth, in our own way and in our own timing,” the statement shared via Instagram on January 10, 2023, began. “After more than a decade of working on our relationship in our own unique ways, we have made the decision to permanently terminate our marriage relationship.”
The former couple added that they are “committed to kindness and respect toward each other and to all the members of our family.”
“We are also committed to the continued healing of any and all relationships within the family so that we can move forward with forgiveness, grace and love,” they concluded.
While the father of 18 left his message without a caption, Meri explained in her own post that there was “so much more to be told about this story” and she “wasn’t holding any grudges.”
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