‘I Can’t Get Married’ With My Parents in Jail

Placing her life on pause? Savannah Chrisley opened up about feeling like she will’t dwell life to the fullest whereas her dad and mom, Todd Chrisley and Julie Chrisley, serve their jail sentences.

“In my thoughts, I’m like, ‘I can’t transfer on with my life,’” Savannah, 25, informed her soon-to-be-sister-in-law, Emmy Medders, throughout a Tuesday, December 27, episode of her “Unlocked” podcast. “Till I do know that they’re going to be there, I can’t get married. I can’t have a child.”

The Georgia native’s dad and mom had been charged with a number of counts of financial institution and wire fraud and tax evasion in August 2019. After a month-long trial, the Chrisley Is aware of Greatest stars had been discovered responsible of fraud in June. 5 months later, Todd, 53, and Julie, 49, had been sentenced to 12 and 7 years in jail, respectively. The married couple — who will report back to jail subsequent month — are additionally set to serve 16 months of probation.

With years of jail visits forward of her, Savannah informed Medders, 26 — who’s engaged to Savannah’s brother Chase Chrisley — that she is “grieving the lack of dad and mom which are nonetheless alive.”

Regardless of the emotional hardships, Medders suggested Savannah to not put her life on maintain whereas her dad and mom serve their jail phrases.

“You’ll be able to’t simply cease your life,” the private assistant stated. “And your dad and mom, our dad and mom, wouldn’t need us to do this, it doesn’t matter what occurs.”

Medders isn’t the one one who’s informed the podcaster to maintain her chin up; her father additionally reminded her that he’ll at all times be there for her, regardless of the place he’s bodily.

“Dad was like, ‘I will not be right here in entrance of you, however I’m nonetheless alive. I’m nonetheless combating. You don’t must dwell a day with out chatting with me,’” Savannah informed Medders, recalling Todd’s phrases to her.

Though Savannah is attempting to deal with the issues she will management — like her magnificence model, Sassy, — she famous that she’s gotten criticism on-line for persevering with to advertise her enterprise.

“I hold pushing ahead as a result of that’s at all times been my straightforward, go-to, the place I don’t must deal with anything. So, business-wise, I’m going to push ahead. I’m going to do my podcast, Sassy, I’m going to do all of the issues,” the previous magnificence pageant queen stated. “However personally, I really feel like there’s a stage of guilt related to shifting on with my life and pondering of mother and pop not being right here throughout sure life occasions.”

Savannah revealed after her dad and mom’ sentencing final month that she now has custody of her brother Grayson, 16, and her half-brother Kyle’s daughter Chloe, 10. (Along with Savannah, Chase, 26, and Grayson — his three youngsters with Julie — Todd additionally shares daughter Lindsie, 33, and son Kyle, 31, with ex-wife Teresa Terry).

“[I’m] attempting to navigate the way you train two youthful youngsters who aren’t absolutely developed but and … get them to know the circumstances,” Savannah confessed on her podcast final month about having custody of Grayson and Chloe. “That’s a extremely, actually troublesome factor.”