Staying together. ToddAnd Julie ChrisleyThey are taking it one day at a while after being convicted for tax fraud and tax evasion.
“The entire family is devastated about the verdict,” an insider exclusively tells Us WeeklyYou can find the Chrisley Knows BestStar, 53, with his wife, 49. “Any future planning in Todd and Julie’s life is pretty much on pause until they learn of the sentencing in the fall. It’s horrible news and they were not expecting to be found guilty. Their whole life changed in that moment.”
After a lengthy trial, the jury found the couple guilty of all charges. The USA personalities were indicted for 12 counts of tax evasion bank and wire fraud as well as conspiracy in 2019. Todd denied the claims in a lengthy statement at the time, alleging that the pair’s former employee Mark Braddock was attempting to get “revenge” on them.
“Disappointed in the verdict,” the duo’s lawyer said in a statement on Tuesday, June 7, adding that the Chrisleys plan to appeal. In the meantime, Todd and Julie — who tied the knot in 1996 — are trying to keep calm.
“They aren’t sure what this means for the future of Chrisley Knows Best and all their other projects that were in the works,” the source continues. “No one knows what’s going to happen or what to do at this stage.”
After the verdict came in UseThe production on the USA series season 10 had not started and the second half was already being filmed before the trial. That means the court proceedings won’t air on TV, but it’s not clear when filming can start again. Todd and Julie are under house arrest at their Nashville home until sentencing occurs later in the year.
“Them being in home confinement puts a huge wedge between filming anything outside of their home,” the insider tells Us. “It’s like 2020 again for them when the pandemic hit and they were forced to stay home.”
If there’s any bright spot in the situation, it’s that Todd and his daughter Lindsie ChrisleyThey have gotten over their differences since the trial. The reality star shares the podcast host, 32 years old, and son Kyle with ex-wife Teresa Terry.
“Lindsie is there for both of her parents despite her previous estrangement from Todd,” the insider previously told Use. “She set aside her differences with Todd to be there for him and it meant a lot to him.”
Todd’s other kids have been offering their support as well. The entrepreneur shares Chase, 26, SavannahGrayson, 16, and, 24, with Julie. The duo also have custody of Kyle’s daughter, Chloe, 9.
“Savannah and Chase are super close with their parents and are truly at their beck and call during this time,” the source tells Use. “It’s a repayment for all the times their parents were there for them.”
Diana Cooper reporting