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Without a doubt, money was the primary topic of discussion at Todd and Julie Chrisley’s trial back in late May/early June. The reality TV couple, most famous for their show Chrisley Knows Best on USA Network, were indicted on 12 counts of fraud and other charges – due to $30 million in suspected fraudulent loans taken out from banks and tax evasion committed by the two. Ultimately, the jury found the Chrisleys guilty on all accounts in court. They have maintained their innocence since that time, yet Todd has also opened up more recently about how he became a “slave” to money.
The two stars are currently on house arrest while they await sentencing. In the interim, they still get to do weekly episodes of their podcast, Chrisley Confessions. The latest confession from Todd Chrisley, released on July 29, centered around the topic of chasing the American Dream. The father of five admitted that, before all of these legal struggles of late, he had basically been chasing that same dream by attempting to keep up with the Joneses (or Kardashians), so to speak. He said: