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Savannah Chrisley Believes Parents ‘Were Singled Out’ for Harsh Prison Sentences

Savannah Chrisley has been trying her hardest to get her parents from behind bars. 

According to RadarOnline, Savannah, who’s become the “head honcho” of her family after taking custody of her younger brother, Grayson Chrisley, will be present for her parents’ appeal hearing on April 19. Jay Surgent, the family’s attorney, said Savannah is on her family’s case like “white on rice.” He added further, saying she “believes [her parents] were singled out” because of their notoriety and fame. 

He continued, saying the reality star is “driving the family ship” and “wants her parents home” as soon as possible. Todd and Julie Chrisley stated they’re “very proud” of her for shedding light on the prison system, and they remain “hopeful” they’ll be home “sooner than expected.” 

Todd and Julie have faced trouble behind bars…

As you know, Todd and Julie were sentenced to a combined 19 years in prison in 2022 for attempting to defraud the government and local banks of millions of dollars. They began their sentences in January 2023. Since then, they’ve been the subject of several headlines. 

Todd has discussed the alleged blackmail plot set in motion by his prison staff to extort money from his family. “There are recordings of staff members here talking about, ‘He needs to be humbled,’” he said. “There was a photograph taken of me while I was sleeping and sent to my daughter, asking for $2,600 dollars a month for my protection.” 

The family patriarch also said his facility has continued serving inmates food that’s been expired longer than a year. “It is so disgustingly filthy. The food is literally, I’m not exaggerating — the food is dated, and it’s out of date by, at minimum, a year,” he said. 

“It’s a year past expiration. And they are literally starving these men to death here. These men are getting — I don’t know — they are getting a thousand calories a day.”