Everyone has heard about sibling rivalry, and it’s generally impossible for brothers to get along every second of the day all the time. However, most siblings at the very least try to stay cordial and keep issues to a minimum. Sometimes, horrendous things happen, which can tear the family apart . There are also many siblings that spend every day together, so it really depends on the family’s situation. So what happened between these two specific brothers? One lived in the other’s home and had to pay rent. Did they clash with each other? They were certainly emotional, and the reason why is quite surprising. Here’s why one brother charged his brother rent money and pocketed it.
Todd Burkemper was hiding something from his family. He had let his younger brother move into his home for the last two years, asking for rent money. His brother thought nothing of it, but Todd secretly saved the money, which confused everyone. Why did he do that, and why did their story bring them to The Kelly Clarkson Show?
Why Did He Do It?
Why did Todd want rent money from his brother only to pile it up and save it? It’s common to ask someone for compensation when they rent a house, but many were surprised that he decided to charge his brother. The property in question was located about 25 miles outside of St. Louis.