Grayson Chrisley, 16, ‘had a breakdown’ when his parents Todd and Julie Chrisley were sent to prison
Grayson Chrisley, 16, ‘had a breakdown’ when his parents Todd Chrisley and Julie Chrisley were sent to prison for 19 years together
Grayson Chrisley ‘had a breakdown’ when his parents were sent to prison.
The 16-year-old reality star – who is known for starring alongside his parents Todd and Julie Chrisley on the real estate reality show Chrisley Knows Best – is reported to have struggled to process things after his mother and father were sentenced to a combined death sentence, according to his 25-year-old sister. Savannah is sentenced to 19 years in prison after being found guilty of 12 counts of tax evasion, banking and wire fraud.
Grayson is 16 years old, [and] there is so much growth going on with him right now, and it breaks my heart to know my parents are missing that,” she said on the Unlocked podcast.
Hard times: Grayson Chrisley ‘had a breakdown’ when his parents were sent to prison, according to his sister Savannah; seen with his father Todd Chrisley
Pumping iron: The 16-year-old stays strong by working out at the gym; seen on Instagram
Savannah – who took custody of Grayson and their granddaughter Chloe after her parents went to jail – added that she herself is trying to “stand strong” amid the drama of the situation, explaining that even Chloe has a had a certain ‘anger’ towards the circumstances.
She said, “I try to stand strong and not break and be strong for them so they feel comfortable enough to break down, and that’s hard. Chloe, ten years old, is trying to come to terms with being gone and missing her mother.’
“We were driving down the road the other day and Chloe was so upset about the situation, and she just said, ‘Why? They’re not bad people, they don’t belong there,'” she continued.
All in the family: The Chrisley Family lr Chase Chrisley, Grayson Chrisley, Julie Chrisley, Todd Chrisley, Chloe Chrisley, Savannah Chrisley, Faye Chrisley
Brothers: Grayson, Chase and Kyle Chrisley pose in front of a stone staircase
In early January, Todd — who was sentenced to 12 years in prison — reported to the minimum-security Federal Correctional Institution (FCI) Pensacola in Florida, while Julie went to Lexington Federal Medical Center in Lexington, Kentucky to begin her seven-year sentence. despite initial plans to keep her two hours away from her husband at FCI Marianna in Jackson County, Florida.
While in jail, Todd gets up to five visitors at a time during evening visiting hours on Fridays and daytime weekends.
Todd and Julie were found guilty of federal charges of bank fraud and tax evasion and of submitting false documents to banks to take out loans, reportedly worth more than $30 million, to fund their lavish lifestyles.
Driving Lesson: Todd teaches his 16-year-old son Grayson to drive on an episode of Chrisley Knows Best
Earlier this month, Todd, 53, and Julie, 49, spent one of their last days having lunch with their daughters Savannah and Chloe, son Chase and his fiancé Emmy Medders, and Todd’s mother Faye.
Meanwhile, Lindsie Chrisley contacted Georgia’s Department of Revenue (GDOR), reported her father to the Cherokee County Sheriff’s Department, and gave a lengthy interview to the FBI revealing allegations of harassment, physical assault, and blackmail.
Lindsie claimed that her father threatened to leak a sex tape of her if she didn’t lie to him on his state first, and later on his federal, tax and fraud cases.