Savannah Chrisley struggling after mother and father head to jail

“Chrisley Knows Best” star Savannah Chrisley is battling the truth of her mother and father’ absence and says that her life is “falling apart” after they started their respective jail sentences for tax evasion final week.

At first of Tuesday’s episode of her “Unlocked With Savannah Chrisley” podcast, the 25-year-old actuality star acknowledged the prison-sized elephant within the room and offered a fast life replace on her household life.

“So for those of you that are familiar with my family and have followed our lives and have also followed my podcast, you know that last week was an extremely difficult week for my family as a whole and for each of us individually,” Chrisley mentioned. “We kind of had to say goodbye to my parents for a little bit of time, for the foreseeable future. And that was really, really, really tough.”

The “Growing Up Chrisley” star mentioned she hasn’t taped a brand new podcast since earlier than her people’ departure. As a substitute, the episode that went stay Tuesday — a joyful, light-hearted dialog together with her podcast producer and childhood buddy Erin Dugan — was recorded on Jan. 12. Todd and Julie Chrisley headed to separate prisons Jan. 17.

The husband and spouse, who have been finest recognized for USA Community’s household actuality collection “Chrisley Knows Best,” have been convicted for tax evasion and financial institution fraud in June 2022.

Todd Chrisley will serve 12 years on the Sunshine State’s Federal Jail Camp Pensacola, whereas Julie Chrisley will serve her seven-year sentence at Federal Medical Middle Lexington, a girls’s jail in Kentucky. Each face 16 months’ probation after launch.

“The podcast that is going to be airing today that you’re watching was filmed prior to my life falling apart, so it may seem happy-go-lucky during that time,” Savannah Chrisley defined. “I think it’s because there was a lot of hope that was had and I wasn’t faced with the reality of the situation.”

“So I just kind of wanted to throw this in there to address that because I know a lot of people are gonna be like, ‘Whoa, what is this?’ And this [pre-recorded episode] was kind of pre-life falling apart. And now podcasts that I do going forward will be post-. So I hope that kind of helps you understand things,” she added.

Chrisley mentioned that subsequent week’s episode shall be a “very intense one-on-one podcast with myself kind of giving an update on where my life’s at, where things stand.” She additionally plans to share how her brother Grayson, 16, her niece Chloe, 10, her grandma, “Nanny Faye,” and her mother and father are holding up.

“I’m really looking forward to giving that update because I’ve seen God work in the craziest of circumstances. So until then, I hope you enjoy this week’s podcast,” she mentioned, including: “Thank you so much from the bottom of my heart for supporting me, my family and ‘Unlocked.’”