March 8th, 2011
11:37 AM ET

Kody: I'd like to marry all four wives

Here's a sneak peek at tonight's primetime exclusive interview with the cast of Sister Wives. In this clip, Kody Brown talks about his desire to legally marry all four of his wives.

For more of the interview be sure to tune into "The Joy Behar Show" tonight at 10 pm ET/PT on HLN.

Crazy about the "Sister Wives?" Check out our guest post from Danielle Elizabeth, a female priest who can't get enough of the show.

And if you're looking for a primer on fundamentalist Mormon polygamy, this piece, by CNN's Jessica Ravitz, should do the trick.

- CNN Belief Blog

Filed under: Culture wars • Fundamentalism • Mormonism

soundoff (40 Responses)
  1. Foxglove

    Any thing for publicity. I am sure this wimpy winney would do well to handle one. Pardon this remark.

    March 28, 2011 at 7:24 pm |
  2. Sue

    Actually there are a lot of Mrs. Gods. They are called nuns. So God is the biggest polygamist going. lol

    March 27, 2011 at 12:38 pm |
  3. Logan

    Looks like all the morons are posting here today, you idiots lol

    March 25, 2011 at 12:39 pm |
  4. My god is Poseidon

    In a 1000 years people will joke about how ridiculous the bible and religion is. Just as we think that the greek, mayan,egyptian,Incan, Native American, gods are today. Anybody that actually thinks the bible is the actual writings of a god is an absolute fool, as logical as the Mayans were when they were sacrificing virgins.
    There is no Heaven, there is no Hell;
    These are the dreams of baby minds;
    Tools of the wily Fetisheer,
    To fright the fools his cunning blinds.
    Sir Richard Burton

    March 24, 2011 at 1:26 pm |
    • bob


      August 22, 2012 at 8:12 am |
  5. Joey

    Surprise, surprise.....all 4 of the wives are fat and ugly. Didn't see that one coming in this type of arrangement.

    March 23, 2011 at 2:16 pm |
  6. Profbam

    I was forced to watch an episode while visiting my adult daughter. Kody went off on a honeymoon with wife number four while the first three shot the breeze about their lives. While he is spending bucks with the new wife, they seemed very accepting. Then I asked, from where is he getting the money to support his lifestyle. Big house, growing number of kids, vacation with the new honey...life is good. For Kody. For now...

    March 23, 2011 at 12:39 pm |
  7. suep62

    sick,sick,sick!!!! For one thing- it's bigamy- which makes it illegal! Why any SANE woman would even put up with that, is as stupid as he is...

    March 21, 2011 at 1:58 pm |
  8. kk

    Prism 1234,
    You should consider the idea that most of the things you are saying are not coming accross as explanitory and considerate, but rather as close-minded and spiteful. God loves and forgives all people, who has put you in a position to speak for God when he can speak for himself? I don't know you, but I see more love radiating from the small clips I've seen of their family than I do from you, so who is representing Gods words better?

    March 14, 2011 at 3:20 am |
    • PRISM 1234

      If you knew God , you would recognize what's of Him and what is not, and that I spoke according to His Word by His Spirit. When you say things comming from me come as "close-minded and spiteful, it show that you are offended by the truth spoken to you, as those are, who make God what THEY want Him to be, and therefore are offended by those do who know Him and declare His word.

      Jesus encountered those responses all the time, and He said that those who speak His Word will encounter much rejection, just the same.

      Your response to me does not disturb me, it only confirms what I already know from God's Word. But it does do something to you and for you, that I wish I never had to write, tell you, and will leave it alone....

      You speak of God's love and forgiveness ...
      Yes, indeed, God loves all people, and He forgives, but you need to be clear about forgiveness. It is conditional, and it depends on what is in person's heart, and how he/she comes to God. Otherwise their sin remains.

      As for my position to speak for God.... it is given to me by Him, as to all those who are truly His people, who stand on His Word and Jesus Christ of the Holy Bible, who is the Living Word of God, come in the flesh. He Himself gives me authority to speak on His behalf, so it is a small thing to me to be told otherwise by anyone. I know where I stand, and who sustains me. And with that I rest my case.

      March 14, 2011 at 3:15 pm |
  9. Name*h

    People should live however makes them happy. If they aren't hurting anyone, why are they judged by others who aren't God?

    March 12, 2011 at 6:07 pm |
    • PRISM 1234

      What individuals do AFFECTS others around them. When family structure deteriorates , society deteriorates, when societies become corrupted, civilizations are destroyed. There are certain things that were imprinted on human hearts and consciences, which were given to us by our Creator.
      And any time man silences the voice of his conscience by the love of sin that's in his heart which he wants to gratify, he is shutting himself of light that enables him to discern the path of destruction he is on, , and all those who are near to him are not left unaffected.
      Never think that sin does not destroy! It's like a deadly virus, that can not be contained, once is unleashed... People who don't think much about it when it comes to indulge in their carnal cravings, hav no idea what they are doing to themselves an others involved, and have no idea that they are in worse kind of bondage then any slavery imposed by man would put them!.
      BTW, to speak the truth of God's laws and His ways, and to tell people about His love and grace which sets people free from bondages, is not judging. But those who hate God and hate His people who speak on His behalf, will be greatly offended, because that exposes what's in their hearts. My post is not to offend, but to explain things people need to know and consider.

      March 13, 2011 at 9:26 pm |
  10. Mark from Middle River

    So, OIS.... I will repeat to you over and over the same type of statements that maybe one will register somewhere inside of you.

    I am more afraid of us tossing everything to wind and becoming Germany in the 30s or slipping once again into being like America in the 40s sending Asian Americans to internment camps.

    March 10, 2011 at 7:58 pm |
    • DavidMichael

      Read about the Short Creek raid in which men and women were arrested and their children were removed from their custody for practicing their religion which included polygyny.

      While people applauded the raid in Texas, the reality was that over 400 children were removed from their parents and Social Services determined only 1 needed to remain in custody. More shocking was that a 39 year old woman, showed her driver's license and was still held in custody for being a possible child. Yet, many Americans applauded and continue to applaud the action taken despite the fact that broken bones even occurred at a lower rate that average. While the young girl that is in social services protection deserves protection, what was the cost? And they were not even the same sort of fundamentalist mormons as the brown family, but actually belong to the FLDS sect.

      The Gay marriage cries out for rights, but I see no difference when legally consenting adults desire such a traditional (and yes, THIS is traditional) marriage.

      March 12, 2011 at 1:28 pm |
  11. Curt

    Why would someone want more then one wife? Why a man would want several concubines, that I can understand but multiple wives? Crazy

    March 9, 2011 at 12:59 pm |
    • brad

      umm, easier to get the housework done, duh!

      March 29, 2011 at 1:43 am |
  12. fakhredin

    Events of 2011 and 2012: Shaul Mofaz in the spring of 2011 Israeli Prime Minister is – his government 14 to 15 months as it takes – and soldiers Muslim commander of Imam Mahdi – Israel's destruction – the King of Jordan Syria Iraq captured to the summer and fall 2011 – he fights with Turkey – the end of summer 2011 – and his soldiers in the desert between Mecca and Medina are down to earth – at the end of 2011 –
    Jordanian and Western troops – are involved in Egypt – Saudi king dies in its power struggle starts – -45P/Honda-Mrkos comet meteors in 14 to 20 August 2011 to deal with the land – its largest in in East Asia comes down
    26 August 2011 a huge star in the sky East to explode three or seven days to show signs of burns and this is the Imam Mahdi – In the spring of 2011 earthquake in northern Israel can happen – Jesus between the months of May to August 2012 are shown – and Imam Mahdi will help to establish justice in the world

    March 9, 2011 at 6:43 am |
    • PRISM 1234

      Friend, you are not believing in true God. The things you ar saying that will come to pass, will not happen. You believe in false prophecies, because they come from those who hav not heard from true God. When they don't come to pass, don't just dismiss it, you really need to ask yourself why... There are so many who are lead astray, because they listen to false shepherds! Jesus Christ, the Lamb of God who died for the sins of mankind is the true shepherd, and the only way, the truth and life. No man comes to the Father without Him, but only through Him. There can be as many opinions as the humans on earth. But there is ONLY one truth. and it does not depend on human opinions. Jesus Christ came to declare the truth. All others who came before Him, or after Him, in their own name are not of God. No Mahdi will come, and no justice will be established, until Lord of lords, and King of kings ,which is the Lord Jesus Christ , comes to establish it in the Earth.... Holy Spirit is the One who testifies of this, and He is the Spirit of truth!

      March 13, 2011 at 5:59 pm |
    • Get A Grip

      No Mahdi is coming, no king of kings is coming, no Jesus Christ is coming, no Xenu, no Thor, no Osiris. No-one is coming. We are on our own.

      March 13, 2011 at 6:28 pm |
    • PRISM 1234

      Let time pass, and we will see! 🙂

      March 13, 2011 at 8:58 pm |
    • Truefax

      Dude what religion are you? Specific dates and a chronology? Really? Two points really:
      If God was ever into to the superspecific kind of stuff then there'd be less agnostics.
      Your post is a screenful of crazy

      March 15, 2011 at 9:29 am |
    • Profbam

      Actually, the end of humanity will come on November 13, 2026. According to the formula developed by Forester and published in Science in 1960, the equation that best fits the growth of the human population is an exponential equation with a fraction. The denominator goes to zero on that date and, as y'all know from middle school math, the equation goes to infinity. That is of course impossible, but something has to terminate human growth. I checked on the equation with the estimate for world population for 2005 and it is still right on track.

      So now you know the end time date.

      March 23, 2011 at 12:34 pm |
    • brad

      what's this about a 45hp Honda? What kind of gas mileage does it get?

      March 29, 2011 at 1:45 am |
  13. Justina

    Man's greed and perversion knows no end or limits.

    March 9, 2011 at 5:47 am |
    • DavidMichael

      Perversion is what monogamy is considered since it is inferior for women.

      March 12, 2011 at 1:22 pm |
    • PRISM 1234

      That's a MOUTHFUL OF TRUTH!

      March 13, 2011 at 5:39 pm |
  14. rat



    March 8, 2011 at 7:58 pm |
  15. Reality

    One can always follow the example of Henry VIII!!!!

    March 8, 2011 at 5:40 pm |
  16. Anglican

    I have one, and one is toooooo..........many. Peace.

    March 8, 2011 at 4:35 pm |
    • Amused

      Now that was hilarious. I had a good chuckle cause I know what you mean.

      March 9, 2011 at 2:37 am |
  17. Bubba

    I've got one real wife, and I love her. Trying to have that with multiple partners is either over-ambitious or just stupid. Yeah, I know, God wants it done that way; what does He know? Is there a Mrs God? I bet there ain't four Mrs Gods . . .

    March 8, 2011 at 2:31 pm |
    • Nonimus

      LOL... Mrs. God... nice!

      March 8, 2011 at 4:31 pm |
    • Peace2All


      LOL... 🙂 Excellent !


      March 8, 2011 at 8:42 pm |
    • DavidMichael

      First off, the supposed link to the Mormon Primer is wrong. The Doctrine and Covenants ISN'T in the Book of Mormon. Egads, I detest poor reporting. Second, The Adultery Commandment doesn't apply in this situation biblically since a man can't commit adultery when seeking out an unmarried woman, but a woman that is married can. Third, sociologically, polygyny is good for women but bad for men. In polygyny, a woman has multiple women as caretakers of one another and the children. With such, women were able to seek further education since children were being taken care of while they sought advancement. Most people are unaware that Utah allowed for women voting first and the U.S. government removed that right. Brigham Young, the man, also supported a women's college. In polygyny, women are protected by choosing the wealthiest, most intelligent, powerful man and sharing him. Men on the other hand who are not powerful, intelligent, or wealthy are left unmarried. Because of war, the numbers game hasn't been an issue. While we are aghast at the prospect, most marriages were not love marriages historically, so moot. But, that causes the kneejerk aversion. So long as these are legal consenting adults, I take no issue. They are self-supporting are are creating replacement taxpayers and in such deserve the tax advantages worthy of such.

      FYI – not a polygynist, but a religious expert

      March 12, 2011 at 1:21 pm |
    • PRISM 1234

      You know , to be a religious expert, and not KNOWING God, likens to a story of a man who collected all kinds of jewels and precious anti-quities, and made his collection the pride of his life. Thru his lifetime he has come to know many merchants, and established close ties with them. But when after many years all those whom he dealt with and esteemed even as close friends, were found to be thieves and frauds, because they dealt with fake treasures, he found himself being robed and betrayed. Because none of his great treasures were genuine treasures!.
      He had an old friend with whom he did not associate very much, who also collected treasures as he did, but his were very few, and not elaborate. Yet, his were found to be genuine, and not fake, because he did not deal with same fraudulent dealers... He was the only one who came to give comfort and hope to the one who lost all (he thought) he had, in hardest time of his life....
      You see, friend , that's the fate comming to a person who possesses his religious expertise credentials, , but does NOT KNOW the REAL TREASURE, the GOD OF TRUTH.

      Jesus said that many will come in His name, but will not be of Him, and deceive many. And according to the things written by you in your posts, you don't KNOW Him.... But God said that He reveals Himself to those of humble and contrite hearts, and that those who seek Him must seek Him with their whole heart. You will not hear the Lord unless you throw everything out what man thought you and your knowledge and expertise acquired you.... When you str-ip yourself of SELF, and cry out to God for truth, at any cost, that's when He will reveal to you who Jesus Christ really is. And He is the Spirit of Truth.
      You can not separate Jesus Christ from the Spirit of truth. That's the REAL CHRIST! Any other is not REAL. Mormon's Christ is not one with the Spirit of Truth, the HOLY Spirit. And that's the reason things you say are full of error.
      And just so you know, this post is not here to bash you, but ex-pose TRUE from FALSAE!, so perhaps you will allow the Holy Spirit of Christ to lead you out of error you've been decieved into.

      March 13, 2011 at 10:27 pm |
  18. Reality

    JD Crossan's take on Jesus and Divorce

    Item: 15
    Stratum: I (30-60 CE)
    Attestation: Multiple
    Historicity: +

    ." In Jesus' novel ethic, the male who expels his wife and marries someone else has committed adultery against the rejected spouse; bringing shame on himself. Crossan concludes:

    The opposition here is not just to divorce. To forbid divorce one has only to say that divorce is never legal. That is exactly what happens in the much less radical 252 Moses and Divorce [2/1]. The attack is actually against 'androcentric (centered on men) honour whose debilitating effects went far beyond the situation of divorce.

    It was also the basis for the dehumanisation of women, children, and non-dominant males' (Kloppenborg, 1990:196)."

    March 8, 2011 at 12:38 pm |
    • Normon

      JD Crossan's take on Jesus and Divorce

      Item: 15
      Stratum: I (30-60 CE)
      Attestation: Multiple
      Historicity: +

      Sure, but what are his hit points?

      March 8, 2011 at 4:57 pm |
    • Reality


      Hit points?? "Let No Man/Woman Put Asunder"? "Thou Shall Not Commit Adultery?" Thou Shall Not Covet Thy Neighbors Wife/Husband?"

      March 8, 2011 at 5:45 pm |
    • Name*h

      You sure pass judgment on others .....Who made you God?

      March 12, 2011 at 5:58 pm |
    • Hannah Chase

      @Normon, that's the funniest thing I've heard all day. And does his AC beat my Willpower? Jesus has great stats! His Daily Power is resurrection.

      March 17, 2011 at 9:12 am |
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