Conjoined Twins Abby and Brittany Hensel Spotted Out After Wedding  Josh Bowling

Conjoined Twin Sisters Abby and Brittany Hensel are spotted for the first time since it emerged Abby is now married, as they pick up potted plants and enjoy a ladies’ lunch at home in Minnesota.

Conjoined twins Abby and Brittany Hensel spotted running errands after wedding goes viral - AFROMAMBO.COM
Conjoined twins Abby and Brittany Hensel spotted running errands after wedding goes viral – Mirror

The former TLC reality stars, 34, were photographed during a stroll in Minnesota after exiting a Mexican restaurant. Notably, Abby’s diamond wedding ring can be seen glistening on her hand.

Abby and Brittany Hensel Biography

The “Abby & Brittany” stars are both fifth-grade teachers in Minnesota, where they grew up. The two were born as dicephalus conjoined twins, which is a condition when two heads are on a single body with one genital system. The body contains two, three or four arms, two hearts and two legs.

The reality TV stars had an eight-episode TLC series, “Abby & Brittany,” in 2012, which followed them through life events such as birthday parties and job interviews. Abby, the left-side conjoined twin, married Josh Bowling, a nurse and United States Army veteran, in 2021.

  • Born: March 7, 1990 (age 34 years), Carver County, Minnesota, United States
  • Parents: Mike Hensel, Patty Hensel
  • Siblings: Brittany Hensel, Morgan Hensel

Did Abby And Brittany Hensel Get Separated?

  • Patty and her husband Mike Hensel were told Abby and Brittany were inseparable as babies.
  • And while Patty explained that separation may have been possible as the girls matured, the parents chose to keep them conjoined as they were able to live a full, healthy life together

Can Abby And Brittany Hensel Have A Baby?

  • Can Abby and Brittany have children? If they were to have a biological baby, Abby and Brittany would be the first female dicephalic twins to do so.
  • Conjoined brothers, Chang and Eng Bunker – born in 1811 – remarkably had 21 children between them

What Happens If One Conjoined Twin Dies?

Conjoined twins Abby and Brittany Hensel spotted driving after surprise wedding news
What Happens If One Conjoined Twin Dies?
  • In some cases, conjoined twins need emergency separation surgery. If one twin dies or has a life-threatening medical event, the surgery might save the other twin’s life. Elective separation surgery is a very complicated procedure.

Who Controls The Body Abby And Brittany Hensel?

  • As discussed in the doc, Brittany Hensel controls the left limbs while Abby Hensel controls the right.
  • They also each have their own heart, brain, set of lungs, stomach and kidney, but share other organs such as the liver and the bladder.
  • Conjoined Twins Abby and Brittany Hensel Spotted
    Conjoined Twins Abby and Brittany Hensel Spotted

Is It Possible To Have Boy And Girl Conjoined Twins?

  • So far there haven’t been any documented examples of this happening in conjoined twins. Since they’re a type of identical twins, it’s theoretically possible. But it would be extremely rare!
Abby &
Abby & Brittany Hensel. BBC THREE

Celebrity-conjoined twins Abby and Brittany Hensel are now in the news. They became well-known after making their debut on the Oprah Winfrey programme in 1996. Later, they had a reality programme on TLC. The programme followed their lives after graduation. However, the world is talking about them now, years later.



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They opted for a casual muted grey-green, short-sleeve blouse with frilled arms paired with light-wash ripped blue jeans. The outfit was accessorized with a pair of black slip-on sneakers, a brown purse and an Apple watch.

Conjoined twin Abby Hensel tied the knot with her now-husband Josh Bowling in 2021. However, the news about her marriage came to light recently.

Conjoined twin Abby Hensel dancing with her army veteran husband at their wedding. (Facebook/Heidi Bowling)
Conjoined twin Abby Hensel dancing with her army veteran husband at their wedding. (Facebook/Heidi Bowling)


Conjoined Twins Abby And Brittany Hensel Spotted In Minnesota

  • Conjoined Twins Abby and Brittany Hensel Appear to Respond to Online Attention Over Abby’s Marriage
    Abby and Brittany rose to fame after appearing on The Oprah Winfrey Show in 1996 and subsequently being put on the cover of LIFE. The two are dicephalic conjoined twins, sharing the same bloodstream and organs below the waist. Abby is in control of their right arm and leg, and Brittany is in control of their left.
  • As a result of their rise to stardom, TLC gave the twins their own reality show: Abby & Brittany, which followed their journey as they graduated from Minnesota’s Bethel College and then traveled around Europe.
  • With their reality television days behind them, per Today, Abby and Brittany now work as fifth-grade teachers. They still reside in Minnesota, where they were born and raised.
  • Public records obtained by Today in March revealed that Abby had quietly wed Josh, 33, a nurse and United States Army veteran, in 2021. This was substantiated by the twins changing the profile photo on their Facebook page to what appears to be a wedding shot of themselves and Josh. His Facebook profile also features images of the twins.

Conjoined Twin Abby Hensel Got Married In 2021

Conjoined Twin Abby Hensel Got Married In 2021
Conjoined Twin Abby Hensel Got Married In 2021
  • Abby Hensel changed her Facebook profile picture, she shares the social media account with her sister Brittany. The photo, which appears to be from her wedding, shows the conjoined twins wearing a wedding dress. Bowling, on the other hand, is seen wearing a grey suit. In the picture, they are holding hands while looking at each other
  • Most recently, Josh has faced a paternity lawsuit from his ex-wife, Annica Bowling, documents obtained by PEOPLE show. On Oct. 2, 2023, Annica filed the suit against both Josh and an individual named Gavin Vatnsdal, per Minnesota court records.
  • The suit may focus on the paternity of Annica’s youngest daughter, who was born after she and Josh split. However, the child has not been named because she is a minor. A Genetic test report, which was added to the file on March 7, has also not been made publicly available.
  • Annica and Josh wed in 2010 and separated in 2019. A motion hearing for the paternity suit is currently scheduled for April
  • In late March, the twins seemingly posted a response to the online attention they received, calling out “haters,” after news of the wedding went public.

“The internet is extra LOUD today,” Abby and Brittany wrote alongside one clip showing a series of photos of historical sculptures of conjoined twins as the song “Real Love Baby” by Father John Misty played over the top.

The Reaction of Abby and Brittany Hensel to Trolls

  • There have been a lot of inquiries on the internet ever since the news of their covert marriage broke. While some have voiced negative opinions, others are doubting its constitutionality.
  • The twins said, “People have been curious about us since we were born, for obvious reasons,” in the first episode of their TLC reality programme.
  • However, many have pryed into their personal lives this time.

Tik-Tok Account

  • After posting a wedding photo on their TikTok account for a week, the twins responded to all of the hateful and trolling remarks. The conjoined twins sprang out of their quiet to write, “The internet is extra LOUD today,” as the description for another TikTok clip.They waited until last year to post any photos online.
  • Additionally, they shared a picture on another TikTok with Josh, writing, “This is a message to all the haters out there.” “Even if you disagree with my work, you are still a fan if you follow everything I do.”

Paternity Law-suit Brought Against Josh, Abby’S Spouse

  • Joshua Bowling is in legal hot water after his ex-wife filed a paternity claim against him, according to a story from The New York Post. Not long after their divorce, Annica, Joshua’s ex-wife, gave birth to another child.
  • The Daily Mail reports that there may now be doubts about the second daughter’s paternity.
  • Since the daughter is a juvenile, it’s unclear from the court filings. Only a few weeks ago, on March 7th, 2024, Annica submitted a request for a genetic test result, according to the court documents.

Their caption continued, “We have always been around ❤️#abbyandbrittanyhensel #happy #love #lovestory #marriage.”

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