Chase Chrisley shared that his family’s legal troubles, which led to his parents’ imprisonment, had brought their clan closer together.
The 26-year-old reality TV star – whose parents Todd, 54, and Julie, 50, have combined 19 years in prison for financial crimes – revealed on the latest episode of ‘Chasin’ that the family is “definitely closer together.” Birdies Podcast.
“It’s still tough, but I’ll say one thing: it definitely brought us closer,” he explained.
“It made us appreciate each other in a way that we probably didn’t have before, and only appreciate the little things,” Chase added.
Growing Up alum Chrisley also shared that the family is “still fighting” and “praying for the truth to come out and they can come home” while appealing against their beliefs.
Closer: Chase Chrisley, 26, shared that his family’s legal troubles that led to his parents’ imprisonment had brought their clan “closer” together
Chase relies on his faith to get through the tough times, as he revealed, “It’s definitely taken a toll on all of us.” But I mean, I don’t think God is going to expose you to a storm that He’s going to throw you out of won’t get out.’
He also admitted that “Emotionally, it’s still a drain on everyone” in the family.
Regarding the way his siblings deal with it, he said: “Everyone deals with it in their own way.” My little sister [Savannah], she is a troupe. She’s one of the strongest women – the strongest people – I know.”
Aside from Chase, Todd and Julie are parents to daughter Savannah, 25, and son Grayson, 16, and their adopted granddaughter Chloe, 10.
Todd also has daughter Lindsie, 33, and son Kyle, 31, with his ex-wife Teresa Terry.
Julie was sentenced to seven years in prison, while her husband received a 12-year sentence after being convicted of multiple charges including bank fraud and tax evasion last year.
After her parents’ incarceration, Savannah was given custody of brother Grayson and niece Chloe.
It was revealed on Tuesday that Julie had “collapsed” from her short time behind bars – and that she now bitterly “regrets” the extreme lengths she went to for fame and money, blaming herself for giving up her Husband Todd allowed her to “push”. a tax fraud scheme that ultimately resulted in both being sentenced to lengthy prison terms.
Appreciation: “It led to us appreciating each other in a way that we probably didn’t have before, and only appreciating the little things,” Chase said on the new episode of the Chasin’ Birdies podcast
‘Still fighting’: The Growing Up graduate Chrisley also shared that the family is ‘still fighting’ and ‘praying for the truth to come out and they can come home’ as they appeal against their beliefs
It’s taking its toll: He also admitted it “still takes an emotional toll on everyone” in the family
Hart: His parents, Todd, 54, and Julie, 50, are serving 19 years in prison for financial crimes; (L-R) Chase, Grayson Chrisley, Julie, Todd, Chloe Chrisley, Savannah Chrisley and Faye Chrisley
According to a source close to Julie, she is “not doing well at all” in prison. The insider added that the former reality TV star is filled with remorse for the role he played in the $30 million crime, and has now been with FCM Lexington for seven years.
“She collapsed. “She’s not doing well at all,” the source shared. “She can’t imagine being locked up for years and feels like she’s let her family down.”
The insider added that Julie – who is in the fourth month of her long sentence – is now telling friends she’s angry at herself for allowing her husband Todd to convince her that she’s “never going to jail.”
“Todd assured her they weren’t going to jail and now Julie regrets what she did in the name of fame,” they continued, adding that the former reality matriarch is losing all hope of the couple making it through going to successfully appeal.
“She’s losing faith in the whole thing being lifted and she’s so sad.” “It’s heartbreaking,” the source shared.
A spokesman for the Chrisleys did not respond to a request for comment.
Last week, Savannah shared an insight into her mother’s prison struggles on her podcast, explaining that the matriarch was “scared” but she was busy taking classes.
Savannah – who was recently kicked off a Southwest flight for “unruly” behavior – spoke at length about Julie’s situation in her latest Unlocked podcast.
Broken down: It comes after an insider revealed Julie (seen in 2018) ‘collapsed’ while serving her seven-year sentence behind bars – and is overcome with regret that she allowed her husband Todd to take her to his Fraud “pushes”. to plan
Fear: According to the insider, Julie (seen with her husband on her show) is “not doing well at all” in prison – and she’s worried the couple’s proposed appeal might not go through
Keeping busy: The couple’s 25-year-old daughter, Savannah, also recently opened up about her mother’s struggles in prison last week, admitting that Julie is “scared” but remains busy with “teaching” in prison
She said that Julie sent her home from a prison visit with 30 to 40 days’ worth of letters, adding it was “like her daily diary.”
“It was a lot to read, it was hard to see the reports of her day and just see things she’s scared of or nervous about, or just all the thoughts that are going through her head,” Savannah explained .
Savannah has visited both Todd and Julie since their surrender in January, and says her mother “takes classes” to pass the time.
“She just keeps busy.” You know, she tries to do anything and everything, take classes — anything man knows she can do, she does.”
Savannah also added that she believes her mother tried to shield her children from many legal issues to protect them.
Claim to fame: The family rose to fame after starring in the reality series ‘Chrisley Knows Best’, which was about Todd, Julie and the kids but has since been cancelled
Todd and Julie were found guilty of bank fraud and tax evasion, as well as filing false documents with banks to take out loans allegedly more than $30 million to fund their opulent lifestyle.
They were charged in 2019. After a lengthy trial, they were convicted of ten counts of fraud in June 2022. They were convicted by a ten-person jury in June 2022.
They received their sentences in November 2022 – and quickly saw their reality TV empire collapse in the episode.
Her TV show Chrisley Knows Best, as well as the spin-off Growing Up Chrisley, were pulled from the air by the US network. For many years, the show served as a platform to boast about her boisterous lifestyle.
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