Yes, you did read that headline correctly. One of the stars of Bravo’s new
“Real Housewives of Salt Lake City” is married to her grandfather. Sure, technically he’s her step-grandfather, but as one of her costars remarked in the premiere, “shit’s weird.”
On Wednesday night, the world was introduced to the six women sharing their opulent Utah lifestyles with viewers. Among them is Mary Cosby, a Pentecostal First Lady who has been married to her step-grandfather for 20 years.
“We were kind of, I would say, an arranged marriage,” she explained in the premiere. “It was kind of in my grandma’s will for us to marry.”
“She said if anything ever happens to me, Bobby, I want you to marry one of my girls because they’ll look out for you,” added Robert Sr., before Mary said the two are “blessed because of it.”
While they didn’t go into further detail, her Bravo bio explains that in order to inherit her family’s empire of churches, restaurants and more, she had to marry her late grandmother’s second husband. The two have been married for 21 years now and share a son.
“I don’t give a shit if it’s your biological grandpa, step grandpa, shit’s weird,” Mary’s costar Jen Shah remarked in the premiere. Added fellow co-star Heather Gay: “I love my grandpas but I would not want to be married to them. And I’m Mormon, we have a lot of latitude for a lot of weird shit.”
Cosby isn’t the only one in the premiere with a unique living situation, as many of the women have interesting and/or complicated relationships with Mormonism. Seeing as Salt Lake City is the hub for the religion, many of them are either practicing Mormons, dabble in it or have practiced it in the past. Read from source….