Savannah Chrisley shares update on her parents’ lives in prison
Savannah Chrisley says her parents are doing well in prison.
In an episode of her “Unlocked with Savannah Chrisley” podcast, recorded January 24 and released Tuesday, young Chrisley gave an update on her parents, Todd and Julie Chrisley, who recently began serving sentences in federal prisons for fraud and tax crimes.
Savannah Chrisley said the family is “doing well”.
“It’s hard when your standard isn’t your standard anymore,” she said emotionally during the podcast. “What I’ve known for 25 years, my parents are gone and it’s hard. My dad is my absolute best friend and I can’t just pick up the phone and call him.
The couple were found guilty of conspiracy to defraud banks of more than $30 million in loans. The ‘Chrisley Knows Best’ stars and their accountant, Peter Tarantino, have also been convicted of multiple tax crimes.
Their daughter is caring for her siblings Grayson, 16, and Chloe, 10 (Chloe is the daughter of Chrisley’s son Kyle, whom they adopted). The 25-year-old opened up about the challenges of raising her siblings without her parents.
“Last night Gray went through a breakdown and he’s trying to figure out my parents and the situation they’re in and how that’s not the image he wants of them,” she said. declared.
She also read part of an email from her father in which he offered her advice on caring for the two children.
“I want you to give yourself some grace,” Savannah Chrisley read in her father’s email. “Fall in love with the real Savannah, the one I raised who radiates a room with her kindness and compassion, not the one the world wants to see.”
As for her mother, she said she was “doing really, really well.”
“It sounds crazy to me to say, ‘Okay, they’re doing great,’ but they are,” the podcaster said. “My mother, she has made friends, she takes care of herself, she goes to church, she works, she plays spades.”
Todd Chrisley is serving a 12-year sentence at FPC Pensacola, a minimum-security facility in Pensacola, Florida, while Julie Chrisley is serving her seven-year sentence at FMC Lexington, Kentucky.