Do you think Meri Brown has ever had a good time being a sister wife?
Because it kind of doesn’t seem like it, does it?
Even back on the very first season of Sister Wives, Meri struggled with sharing Kody with Janelle and Christine, and — surprise! — things didn’t exactly get easier with the addition of Robyn.
As the years went on, she just seemed to get more and more miserable, and that’s how the whole catfish catastrophe came about.
It’s been a few years since then, of course, and they don’t talk about it as much as they did, but Meri reached out to someone else because she was unhappy, and … she’s still unhappy.
So unhappy that she apparently doesn’t even feel like her family really loves her.
This revelation came out in a sneak peek for this week’s episode — remember, last week Meri was struggling with a landlord who wasn’t loving the fact that Meri is a somewhat controversial reality star.
She ended up moving back to Las Vegas for a bit before finding another rental in Flagstaff, and that’s where this new episode picks up.
As Robyn explains in the beginning of the teaser, “Meri lives in this house built up the side of a mountain. So she has these huge stairs all the way up the side of her house, and every time I walk up those stairs, I about faint.”
Then we cut to all the wives sitting down together, and Meri tells Robyn “I mean, to me, that’s kind of what family does.”
“Well, I know,” Robyn admits, “but those stairs at your house are insane. I feel like we’re gonna hurt your stuff if we’re going up and down those stairs.”
Robyn really seems to have strong feelings about those stairs, huh?
Over in a confessional, Meri tells the camera “I don’t want to hire somebody. I do not want to hire somebody. I want to have family around.”
She starts tearing up as she says “I’d rather have my family help me put my stupid bed together than pay somebody to do it because that would mean I would have some family interaction, which I think is really important.”
At this point, she’s pretty much just crying — “What the hell, why am I crying over this?” she asks herself.
“I’m hearing Janelle and Christine talk about how they’re feeling isolated and alone,” she continued, “and yet Janelle hires somebody to come do work that if we’re altogether, we could do together.”
Back at the sister wives sit-down, Robyn suggests that Meri just hire someone to move her bigger furniture in her new house, and then, as Janelle says, they could have a “move-in/unpack party” where they help her organize things.
“This isn’t like a big deal,” Robyn complains in her own confessional. “Like it’s just … hire some people to help you with the big stuff, we’ll come over and help you with the smaller stuff.”
“It’s no big deal at all. It’s a no-brainer. She just needs …read more
Source:: The Hollywood Gossip