Todd Chrisley is Heartbroken as First Thanksgiving in Prison Approaches

Reality TV Star Todd Chrisley to Spend First Thanksgiving Behind Bars

Todd Chrisley, star of the reality show “Chrisley Knows Best,” won’t be celebrating Thanksgiving with his family this year. Chrisley and his wife, Julie Chrisley, are both behind bars, serving sentences for financial crimes. For Todd, this will be his first Thanksgiving while incarcerated, and it doesn’t seem like it will get easier from here on out.

Chrisley, who believes that God put him in prison for a reason, is reportedly unhappy about spending the holiday in prison. However, there is some hope for the family, as their daughter, Savannah Chrisley, plans to visit both Todd and Julie at some point over the extended holiday break.

While the Chrisleys will not be able to celebrate Thanksgiving together as they normally would, the prisons where they are being held are reportedly planning to serve Thanksgiving meals to the inmates.

Todd’s attorney, Jay Surgent, shared that they are continuing to explore legal strategies to help get him out of prison and home sooner. Their next court date is scheduled for March, where they will attempt to reverse his conviction.

However, the Chrisleys’ sentences are not receiving much sympathy from the public, as they were found guilty of financial crimes that involved lying to the government about their finances. Their sentences have been widely criticized as being excessive for the nature of their crimes.

While it may be hard for some to feel sorry for the Chrisleys given their financial status, their case has brought attention to the conditions in the country’s prison system, even at “nice” federal, white-collar facilities. The Chrisleys and their adult children have been raising awareness about the treatment of prisoners and the need for more humane conditions.

Despite the Chrisleys’ wealth and status, there are many others in prison who are not as well-off and are experiencing dehumanization and ongoing trauma over minor, victimless crimes. Their treatment raises questions about the fairness and justice in the country’s prison system.

As Todd Chrisley spends his first Thanksgiving behind bars, his case serves as a reminder of the many issues facing the nation’s criminal justice system. While his family won’t be able to come together for the holiday, their situation has sparked conversations about the treatment of prisoners and the need for reform in the system.