Meri Brown divorced Kody Brown at the end of the fifth season of "Sister Wives." The divorce episode was aired as the finale of the fifth season, followed by a tell-all special with a discussion about the decision to divorce.
The group has explained that the reason for the divorce was to "legally restructure" the marriage for the benefit of the children involved ,as reported by ETOnline.com. After divorcing Meri Brown, Kody Brown married Robyn. Their intention now is for Kody to be able to adopt Robyn's children legally and provide them with health insurance coverage as his legal children.