After being sentenced to serve time in jail for allegedly committing fraud, Julie Chrisley is thankful she can lean on husband Todd Chrisley for support.“I’m grateful that our relationship has grown instead of falling apart,” the Chrisley Knows Best star, 49, said during a Wednesday, November 23, episode of her “Chrisley Confessions” podcast, which was prerecorded before their sentencing hearing. “When people go through traumatic events, a lot of times they don’t make it.
A lot of times the relationship falls apart because everything is stressful. There’s way added pressures, and people don’t make it.”Us Weekly confirmed on Monday, November 21, that Todd, 53, and Julie had both been sentenced to time in prison after they were found guilty of tax fraud.
The USA Network patriarch was issued a 12-year sentence, while Julie was sentenced to seven years. The couple will both serve 16 months of probation, as well.The reality TV couple — who wed in 1996 — were initially indicted in 2019 on 12 counts of tax evasion, bank and wire fraud and conspiracy.
While Todd and Julie denied the allegations, a jury found them guilty on all counts in May.“It’s a tough time right now, but we are grateful for each and every one of you that has taken the effort,” Todd admitted during a previous episode of the “Chrisley Confessions” podcast after the verdict was announced. “We’re grateful and appreciative of it. … We’re going to continue to do ‘Chrisley Confessions’ for as long as we get to do it and then Chase and Savannah will take it over.Read more on usmagazine.com