‘Sister Wives’: Kody Brown Tiptoes around Anti-Polygamy Neighbors in New Season?

Sister Wives star Kody Brown doesn’t have his verbal dukes up this time around defending his polygamy lifestyle against the naysayers. Maybe he’s learned to pick his battles. This would account for the Sister Wives shared husband seemingly doing an about-face.

Kody Brown appeared to realize the discussion on the new season promo might stir things up for his family in Flagstaff. It looks like Meri Brown went through a grueling ordeal with a neighbor. But when she talks about this in the new season, Kody Brown doesn’t get into his usual mode of defending polygamy.

First of all the Sister Wives patriarch saw Flagstaff as a place where his family’s lifestyle wouldn’t be judged. For the most part, Kody Brown was probably correct in his assumption about the friendly people in Flagstaff. But as the old adage indicts… there’s always one in every crowd.

Sister Wives: Kody Brown Looks Uneasy About Neighbor Discussion

It looks like Meri got the luck of the draw this time around. Her neighbors didn’t seem to waste any time in delivery their negative views on polygamy. The new season opens right where the last Sister Wives season ended. It is the first day they roll into Flagstaff and Meri explains she was alone with Kody at her new rental home when the police showed up.

Kody Brown sat with his four wives in front of the Sister Wives cameras on the new TLC released preview clip. Meri Brown previously revealed the news to the family about how a neighbor delivered a nasty protest to a polygamous family moving in.

Janelle Brown, as well as the other wives, looked upset after learning what the neighbor said to Meri. Basically, the Sister Wives matriarch was told that nobody wants their kind in their neighborhood.

Kody Brown looked uneasy as Meri described how the police showed up at her house. Kody and his first wife were just locking up the rented moving van once they emptied it. She explains that a Flagstaff neighbor called the police on them.

While on the Sister Wives couch  Meri continued this story. But Kody interrupted. He appeared he didn’t want her to say anything more. At the same time, Janelle worried about their future in Flagstaff. She asks what they got themselves into with this Flagstaff move.

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Papa Brown Worried About Opening Can of Worms?

Instead of Kody going into the mode defending their rights as a polygamous family, he attempted to muffle the situation. He talked about making friends while looking uncomfortable with the conversation. This plays out in the 15-minute preview show released from TLC, which is titled “First Look – Kicked Out”.

Veteran Sister Wives fans know how frantic Kody Brown’s family was when the police visited their home in Utah. The threat of arrest looming over their heads due to their polygamous marriage frightened the wives. At the time Kody was furious and he didn’t hide his feelings from the camera. This time around he seems different.

The problems in Utah prompted the Sister Wives to move out during the night and without notice to schools, friends, or neighbors. But now, after all these years of feeling safe from prosecution in Vegas, threats greet them on their first day in Flagstaff. So, of course, the wives sound upset. But Kody looks a bit timid when the conversation emerges.

He tries to brush it aside and suggests they attempt to make friends with the neighbors. Maybe Kody Brown realizes discussing the neighbors might open a can of worms for the Brown family as new Flagstaff residents. He also might remember how seeking attention via the show ended up with a quick move out of town.

Sister Wives: Don’t Want to Rub All Neighbors the Wrong Way?

This was just one neighbor but the publicity spun from this story puts Flagstaff residents in the spotlight. While a neighbor did rattle the family, that doesn’t mean the population in Flagstaff feels the same.

Meri has every right to feel the way she does after her visit from the police thanks to a neighbor. But it’s drawing negative attention by hashing it out on the Sister Wives series. So this might worry Papa Brown.

It looks as if this is the last thing Kody Brown wants to discuss. It appears he doesn’t want to tempt fate by drawing any more attention to that police visit. But he also might not want to throw the spotlight on the people of Flagstaff as they just moved there.

It looks as if it’s a slippery slope for the Sister Wives tribe. That’s probably why Kody seemed a bit on edge as they talk about the neighbors in the promo clip. Some Sister Wives viewers pointed out their original plans of four Coyote Pass houses would avoid this type of thing from happening again.

It looks as if the land is far enough removed from neighbors. Until then, it looks like they might need to do some walking on eggshells when it comes to the people living in their neighborhood. It appears Kody may have already started on that walk.

The season 14 Sister Wives premiere is just over a week away. It begins Sunday, January 5th on TLC.

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