At this level, 9 seasons into the sequence (plus a revival!), there are only a few subjects that haven’t been lined on Home of Payne. Though the sequence is billed as a comedy, there’s additionally loads of drama on the present, in addition to darker points that don’t usually elicit a ton of snickers — loss of life, habit, and divorce have all been featured in numerous episodes.
In reality, one divorce (or potential divorce) has been close to the sequence’s middle for fairly some time now. When you solely began watching the present after it was revived on BET beginning in September 2020, then you might be a bit confused relating to the connection between Calvin and Miranda. Why did they determine to get divorced, once more?
Why did Calvin and Miranda determine to get divorced on ‘Home of Payne’?
Calvin and Miranda have undoubtedly come a great distance all through Home of Payne. Miranda (Keshia Knight Pulliam) was first launched in Season 1 of the present, and she or he undoubtedly wasn’t everybody’s favourite particular person (to place it calmly). She was mainly a con artist who stole cash from Calvin (Lance Gross) and Curtis (LaVan Davis) for an artwork gallery.
After all, Calvin didn’t make a nice first impression early on within the sequence, both. He hardly ever attended his faculty lessons and thought of himself to be fairly a participant — no less than, till he met and married Miranda. Their marriage ceremony occurred on the finish of Season 4, however their relationship was something however excellent.
By Season 5, Calvin and Miranda began having some main issues. In Season 6, Miranda led Calvin to consider she had gotten an abortion, which solely added to the issues they’d been having. She and Calvin determined to go on a wedding retreat, but it surely had the other of its supposed impact when Miranda requested Calvin for a divorce.
However then, on their strategy to divorce mediation, they bought caught in an elevator with a wedding counselor, who helped them resolve their issues. Issues had been trying up as soon as once more … till the (unique) sequence finale, when Miranda walked out on Calvin on their anniversary. Her closing reasoning for wanting to go away was easy: She mentioned she didn’t love Calvin anymore.
Whew. OK, quick ahead to now when the revival is formally underway, and Miranda is decidedly not gone from the present, and they’re nonetheless engaged on finalizing the divorce (though it’s been a number of years since Miranda walked out). Within the episode that aired Wednesday, Sept. 23, she seems to have second ideas about her and Calvin’s divorce. She and Calvin even share a kiss!
It appears as if Home of Payne is leaving room for Miranda and Calvin to reconcile as soon as once more, however some followers aren’t precisely thrilled with the thought. To be truthful, their relationship has been fairly poisonous at instances — possibly one of the simplest ways for them to be completely satisfied is to stay aside. We’ll have to remain tuned to see what occurs between the 2 of them.
Catch new episodes of Home of Payne Wednesdays at eight p.m. ET on BET.