Seeking Sister Wife star Christeline Petersen has spoken out for the first time amid the abuse allegations against her exes, the Snowdens, and Dimitri’s recent divorce filing.
The South African native took to Instagram to share a selfie and a message for her followers regarding her estranged relationship with Dimitri and Ashley Snowden.
Christeline said she is ‘correcting and healing’ and that she ‘releases’ the Snowdens
Christeline’s selfie showed her with a serious face, new long, dark braids (a stark contrast from her usual short, blonde hair) and she captioned the pic, “Correcting and healing the mindset that attracted and tolerated them for so long. Thank you for being exactly what my growth needed to be for me, but now… I release you 🙏🏼”
She didn’t specifically name the Snowdens in her post, and many believe that’s because she was forced to sign an NDA (non-disclosure act), limiting what she can discuss about what happened behind closed doors while she was with the Snowdens.
Another of Dimitri and Ashley’s exes, actress Ariadne Joseph, told interviewers recently that the Snowdens made all of their potential sister wives sign NDA’s, preventing them from speaking out.
Ariadne also released texts and emails exchanged between herself and the Snowdens, as well as TLC’s parent company.
Ariadne, along with the Snowdens’ other exes, Vanessa Cobbs and Tayler Middleton, all commented in support of Christeline on her post, in the form of heart emojis and an “I love you” from one of her ex-sister wives.
Christeline’s followers showed their support for her
One of Christeline’s followers told her, “Am so sorry for what you had to go through. I know it’s hard especially being far away from home 🇿🇦Sending you light and love💞💕”
Another commented, “Sometimes we need these people these rough times for true growth, once we figure that out nothing can stop us. ❤️💜”
Earlier this year, Christeline alleged domestic abuse at the hands of both Dimitri and Ashley
Christeline filed for restraining orders against both Dimitri and Ashley on January 22, the day after Dimitri said the couple separated, per court documents obtained in his recent divorce filing.
Dimitri also claimed that Christeline abandoned the marriage, which is speculated was performed under a spousal visa to allow Christeline to stay in the country.
She claimed domestic abuse, alleging that Dimitri slammed her head into a headboard and choked her during sex, despite her telling him to stop. She also alleged that Ashley was verbally abusive and prevented her from leaving the home they shared. A judge later tossed the case and dissolved both restraining orders.
It’s speculated that Christeline was forced to sign an NDA
If, in fact, the Snowdens’ exes signed NDA’s, it would explain why none of them, except for Ariadne Joseph, have spoken out in detail about the abuse allegations, but it appears that there is still a lot of information being withheld.
Clearly, there is more to this complicated story and hopefully the entire truth will be revealed with time.
Seeking Sister Wife airs on Mondays at 8/7c on TLC.