Savannah Chrisley suffered a ‘full-on breakdown’ over caring for siblings during her parents’ prison sentence
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Savannah Chrisley She reached breaking point.
Tuesday’s episode will be on her Unlocked With Savannah Chrisley podcast, The Chrisley Knows Best Star discussed the challenges facing raising her brother Grayson, 16, with her niece Chloe (10) as her parents Todd And Julie Chrisley Serve their prison sentences.
“The other evening, I was in complete chaos. I was trying find Chloe appropriate clothes to go to my parents and find her hair stuff,” she revealed. “I just sat down on a floor and started crying.”
Reality star, 25, added: “I am not my mom. How will I do it? “I don’t believe I’m worthy or competent enough to do the job she has done all her life.”
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Chloe, however, provided some comfort while the family adjusted to their new normal. She recalls, “I was sitting here, and the next morning Chloe said to me, ‘You do a pretty good job. You made me ramen noodles last night.'”
Savannah stated that she will be a better cook when it comes time to eat together.
She said, “From now on, every Sunday we will plan our meals and you guys will tell me what you want for dinner.” “And we’ll buy the groceries for the week and you’ll know every evening what you’re eating.”
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Savannah said that despite all the challenges, she found peace with her situation.
“I had a conversation with my dad He stated, “This is going to the hardest, yet most rewarding thing that you’ve ever made.” She stated, “I am beginning to see this.” It’s insane because I went to a place and sat in the same chair thinking about God’s madness. “Why would you allow all of these things to happen?” she said. It just keeps happening. You are where? I am now in a place that offers such peace.”
She said that she hopes Chloe and Grayson You will also find peace and calmness.
She explained that “we need to find healthier ways to deal with things and manage with them, even if it is just small things” because she’s not their mom. I’m not their dad. “I’m their brother.”
She added, “I want to remain in that role as sister.” It’s difficult when you have to be a parent or discipline.
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The Chrisleys were sentenced The couple were convicted in November by a jury of multimillion dollar bank fraud and tax evasion. Following their release from prison, Todd and Julie were also ordered to serve 16 more months probation.
Todd was admitted to the Federal Prison Camp Pensacola in January to begin his 12-year sentence. Julie went to Lexington, Kentucky, where she will serve her seven-year sentence. Following their release from prison, Todd and Julie both received 16 months probation.
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These reality stars are currently at work appealing their case.
“I know that this is not my final destinationTodd said it on a Chrisley Confessions Podcast recording before he went to prison. “It may be my future for a moment, but I have faith in the judicial system to turn it around. I have faith in the appeals court to see this as it is.