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Savannah Chrisley Reveals ‘Main Reason’ She Joined The Masked Singer

It’s been a tough year for Savannah Chrisley and her brother, Chase Chrisley. Since they turned their parents over to the prison guards to begin their years-long sentence for fraud, the two eldest Chrisleys have been hard at work. 

Savannah appeared on Special Forces: World’s Toughest Test alongside Tom Sandoval. She has also used her podcast, Unlocked, to share more about her parents’ mistreatment behind bars and advocate for change. 

Her latest venture was on Fox’s The Masked Singer. In a new interview with People, the reality star shared more about her experience, what led her to say yes to the experience, and what she learned from participating in it. 

Savannah on Masked Singer: Not taking life too seriously

For those who didn’t know, Savannah was recently unmasked during Season 11 of The Masked Singer. She competed as the Afghan Hound and sang “The Lion Sleeps Tonight” by The Tokens. Even though she was the first eliminated, she didn’t go in with high expectations. She did, however, want to prove something to herself. 

“This is my year of just saying yes, and especially after everything that happened with my parents and [my ex] Nic [Kerdiles],” she said, speaking about the latter’s death after a fatal motorcycle crash. “I’m like, ‘You know what? Don’t take life too serious. Laugh, have fun, make fun of yourself, and just go for it.’ That was really the main reason why I did it.”

Contestants are required to keep their identities a secret while competing on the show. But, Savannah said she broke that rule rather quickly. However, it was for all the right reasons.

“I told [my parents to give them] something to look forward to because I know that they can watch it [from prison],” she revealed. “That was really the main purpose of doing it, was just because I wanted them to get to be a part of it and get to watch it and laugh and kind of make a joke out of it with me.”

Despite not winning, Savannah got something better out of competing. “It showed me that I was able to go outside my comfort zone and not try to control so much,” she said. “I was able to laugh at myself and realize that, hey, you don’t have to be embarrassed. It’s okay to laugh at yourself sometimes. Life’s a heck of a lot more fun that way.”

The Masked Singer Season 11 continues March 20 on Fox.