Savannah Chrisley is in mourning this Easter Sunday as she marks the vacation with out her mother and father, Chrisley is aware of greatest stars, Todd Chrisley and Julie Chrisley. She shared a video of household pictures and Bible verses taped to her fridge door on April 5, to Mirada Lambert’s track “The Home That Constructed Me.” Todd and Julie had been convicted of fraud and tax evasion final yr and are serving their sentences in separate federal prisons in Florida.
“As this vacation weekend unfolds, all I really feel is grief,” Chrisley wrote, noting that that is the primary time she’s been on vacation with out her mother and father. To make issues worse, Todd additionally celebrated his birthday on April 6. Chrisley talks about “time to fly” so the holiday with out them may be over.
“While you lose somebody particular, your world lacks its celebratory qualities,” Chrisley wrote. “The vacations amplify this loss. The disappointment deepens and the loneliness can really feel isolating. What I’ve realized is that the necessity for assist may be biggest throughout the holidays. The yr is not all simply not the reality for you. However you’ll be able to – and you’ll – have the vacations. Reasonably than avoiding emotions of grief, lean into them. It is not the grief you need to keep away from, it is the ache . No we are able to take away this ache, however grief is not simply ache, grief is love. I LOVE YOU, MOM AND DAD!”
Chrisley then cited jail inhabitants statistics. Greater than 50% of girls in state and federal prisons and almost 80% of girls in native prisons have minor kids, in line with 2016 knowledge from the US Division of Justice. Over 5 million kids in america have skilled what it’s wish to have an incarcerated mother or father. Todd and Julie have one minor youngster, their 16-year-old son, Grayson. Chrisley has custody of Grayson and her candy 10-year-old Chloe whereas her mother and father are in jail.
Todd and Julie had been convicted of federal financial institution fraud and tax evasion in June 2022. Federal prosecutors accused them of defrauding not less than $30 million from banks between 2007 and 2012. They allegedly inflated their web price and averted utilizing giant nationwide banks, prosecutors stated. In 2012, Todd filed for chapter to supposedly clear his $20 million debt. In addition they reportedly averted paying taxes and hid earnings from their hit TV sequence. In November, Todd was sentenced to 12 years in jail, whereas Julie was sentenced to seven years. In addition they face 16 months of probation after their launch. Todd and Julie, who each pleaded not responsible, started their sentences in January.
After visiting her mother and father in jail in February, Chrisley stated of her Unblocked podcast that she was horrified by the circumstances. Nonetheless, she was nonetheless assured that her mother and father would get via this ordeal. “I’ve by no means felt the presence of Jesus greater than on this visitation room,” Chrisley stated. “Even visiting my dad, I do know I’ve a lot hope and a lot newfound energy that I am like, ‘This is not the top.'”