On TV, Kody Brown hasn't gone into much depth about why having multiple spouses is a privilege reserved for men. But on Twitter, he explains — and the answer involves his seed.
Brown's wife Meri previously explained, somewhat vaguely, why she wouldn't be into brother husbands: "I would not ever choose to have more than one husband. From a religious standpoint, because I don't believe that that's right. And also from a personal standpoint, I need my 'me' time, and I wouldn't get it if I had many guys around." On Twitter, her (one) husband has a different explanation. When asked "Would society ever evolve to a point where we had #BrotherHusbands, ala #SisterWives?," Kody Brown responded, "No, too many negatives with women having multiple men. Diseases, risk of being labeled a whore etc." He also wrote, "Look! It's scientific for women to want only 1 man, while men want more than 1 women. Not gross, but rather science." The real piece de resistance, though, is his response to a question posed by Roseanne, who asked on November 20, "why would you subject yourselves to multiple wives-are you completely masochistic or just crazy?" Kody replied,