A Shah-mazing concept. Jen Shah is staging a play along with her fellow jail inmates at FPC Bryan in Texas — and it has the right title.
The Actual Housewives of Salt Lake Metropolis star, 49, is creating a manufacturing known as The Actual Housewives of Bryan, in line with her supervisor, Chris Giovanni. In a Thursday, April 6, interview with TMZ, the rep mentioned the play revolves across the “real-life housewives” residing on the jail camp, which is about two hours northeast of Austin.
Giovanni went on to say that the play remains to be in its “early phases,” because the Bravo character is taking a while to assist her stars learn to learn and write. In true Housewives style, nevertheless, the personalities within the play shall be “cranked as much as 11.”
Along with creating her theater manufacturing, Shah has been working within the jail’s academic division and library. Giovanni added that his consumer has been figuring out on daily basis and sustaining her Muslim religion.
The Utah native surrendered herself to FPC Bryan in February after she was sentenced to 78 months for conspiracy to commit wire fraud. Final month, her launch date was moved as much as August 30, 2028, which means her sentence has been lowered to 66 months.
“I’ve spoken with my consumer Jen Shah over the telephone this week — she is doing properly and stays dedicated in direction of making her victims entire,” Giovanni advised Us Weekly in an announcement in March. “She has initiated her funds in direction of restitution, and we hope to have her residence as quickly as attainable in order that she could resume life along with her household and work, placing this chapter of her life behind her.”
Shah was arrested in March 2021 and charged with conspiracy to commit wire fraud and conspiracy to commit cash laundering. She initially pleaded not responsible to all expenses, however after she modified her plea in July 2022, the cash laundering cost was dropped.
Along with her incarceration, Shah’s sentence — which additionally consists of 5 years of supervised launch — requires the truth star to pay $6,645,251 in restitution and forfeit $6,500,000 in addition to 30 luxurious objects and 78 counterfeit luxurious objects.
Shortly after coming into FPC Bryan, the previous advertising and marketing professional shared diary entries about her expertise. “I preserve considering that is insane, utterly ridiculous. Why am I right here? I imply, I do know why I’m right here, however this simply appears like somebody like me doesn’t belong right here. I’ve by no means been in hassle earlier than,” she recalled in a single entry. “Then I immediately cease myself from taking place this self-destructive path of considering. I’m right here due to my dangerous selections. I’m right here as a result of I did this to myself and there’s no one guilty however me.”
She additionally mirrored on how tough it was to say goodbye to her husband, Sharrieff Shah, and son Omar, 19, who accompanied her when she surrendered. (The couple additionally share son Sharrieff Jr., 29.)
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“I wished to recollect his embrace, his scent, his contact,” Jen wrote of Sharrieff Sr., 52. “I held his face in each of my fingers. As I appeared into his eyes, tears streaming down my face, I advised him he’s the love of my life and I really like him greater than something.”