christine nonetheless considers janelle her sister spouse regardless of not being married to kody. pic credit score: discovery+

Sister Wives star Christine Brown is exhibiting her gratitude for her former sister spouse, Janelle Brown, for being a serious a part of her assist system amid her cut up from Kody.

Their relationship wasn’t all the time sunshine and rainbows, however the blonde beauties shaped a detailed bond in recent times. As Janelle admitted within the first episode of Season 18, she thought Christine was a “princess,” and Christine thought Janelle was “bossy” once they first met.

And though they’re not technically sister wives anymore as a result of they not share a husband, Christine and Janelle nonetheless use the title to explain their bond.

Forward of Christine’s choice to separate from Kody Brown in 2021, she had the assist of Janelle.

In a current interview with PEOPLE, Christine gushed to Janelle about being there for her throughout one of the vital vital seasons in her life.

PEOPLE shared a snippet of Christine and Janelle‘s interview on TikTok, with Christine gushing over Janelle’s nurturing nature whereas she handled a divorce.

Christine nonetheless considers Janelle her sister spouse regardless of not sharing a husband anymore

“When I told all of you guys that I needed to leave, you came over the next day, and you talked to me about it, and you were like, ‘Really? Does this mean it’s, like, over?’ And I’m like, ‘Yeah, I’m moving and everything.’ And you were like, ‘Okay, what does it look like next?’” Christine mentioned to Janelle within the clip.

“And I remember realizing I don’t know if can be a sister wife. I don’t know if I can understand that word. I don’t know. I don’t know what anything looks like.”

Christine continued and famous that the following time she noticed Janelle after shifting from Flagstaff to Utah, she thought to herself, “Oh, there’s my sister spouse, Janelle.

“You were always so supportive. Even when I was struggling in the marriage, you were supportive,” Christine gushed to Janelle. “And then, when I left, you were supportive even though you knew it meant the change of everything.”

Janelle talked about throughout Episode 1 that she and Christine have joked about whether or not or not they’re nonetheless sister wives and reiterated that they use the time period to explain their relationship.

Janelle agrees that she and Christine are nonetheless ‘sister wives’

“We both say ‘yes’ even though it’s not really the traditional sense of the word,” Janelle revealed throughout a confessional.

kody, christine, and janelle brown pose for a photo early in their marriage
kody, janelle, and christine pose for skilled pictures early of their polygamous marriage. pic credit score: tlc

Viewers additionally watched throughout Episode 1 when Christine paid Janelle and her daughter Savanah a go to at their new Flagstaff house.

Whereas Christine was again on the town to maintain a couple of issues and make plans for the vacations with Kody, serving to Janelle construct a shelf for her new place was on the prime of her precedence checklist, proving how a lot their friendship means to her.

Throughout her solo confessional, Christine admitted that it’s “weird” to her to contemplate nonetheless utilizing the time period sister spouse. However after listening to others say they check with their BFFs as their sister spouse, she thought to herself, “Heck, if they consider their best friend their sister wife, I can consider Janelle my sister wife.”

Janelle and Christine’s relationship dates again practically three a long time

Janelle and Christine share a particular bond, having shared the identical husband for practically 30 years and serving to to lift one another’s youngsters.

christine and janelle brown professional family photo
one other household picture of christine and janelle through the early years of their polygamous union within the nineteen nineties. pic credit score: tlc

The women have expanded their private relationship into their careers and have partnered up as Plexus ambassadors and collaborated on their Instagram web page, Life With Well being & Happiness.

Christine and Janelle’s bond following their splits from Kody wasn’t essentially on Sister Wives’ bingo playing cards, however followers of the present are completely loving their close-knit friendship.

Sister Wives airs on Sundays at 10/9c on TLC and Discovery+.