Sunday 27 November 2022 07:44 PM Devout Julie Chrisley reveals she was 'living in fear' before being handed $30M ... trends now
Reality star Julie Chrisley revealed she had been 'living in fear' prior to her and her husband Todd's multi-year sentencing for tax fraud.
Last week, the couple were sentenced to a combined nearly two decades in prison after being convicted of bank fraud and tax evasion nearly six months ago.
While Todd, 54, is going away for 12 years, Julie, 49, will be behind bars for seven years and both will spend 16 months on probation following their respective releases.
In an episode of the pair's podcast, Chrisley Confessions, recorded before they were sentenced, Julie discussed her situation through the lens of her Christianity.
'I know in my heart that I am a Christian, I believe in God, I believe that God can work miracles, I believe that He will take care of my family, that if I died today, I know where I'm going.
'But I still have this fear,' she said.
Todd and Julie Chrisley, who have been sentenced to 12 and seven year prison terms respectively for tax evasion and bank fraud that amounted to more than $30 million
The reality TV pair were convicted in June and sentenced last week. They will report to prison after January 1
Court sketches of the couple, who say their faith in God will get them through the hardship of their current predicament
'Everyone knows that we're living through a nightmare...I have been focused on not living in fear.'
Fear, she told her fans, is a feeling she 'struggles so hard with.'
The Chrisley Knows Best matriarch attempted to find the silver lining of her family's current situation, which she says is her relationship with her husband.
'I'm grateful that our relationship has grown instead of falling apart,' she said.
'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,' she said.
Following the pair's sentencing last week, the couple said they