Forgive the most obvious pun in content writing history, but…
… it turns out that Todd Chrisley does NOT actually know best.
Or, perhaps the reality star does know best, if the subject at hand is how to try and avoid paying one’s taxes.
This perfect segue is relevant because the veteran USA Network and his wife, Julie, have been indicted by a federal grand jury for tax evasion, as well as other financial crimes, according to local news station WSBTV.
The indictment includes a dozen charges.
Among the most serious? Wire fraud, conspiracy to commit bank fraud and conspiracy to defraud the United States.
In a statement obtained by People Magazine on Tuesday, Todd’s lawyer, Bruce H. Morris and Stephen Friedberg, said the following:
“The allegations contained in the indictment are based on complete falsehoods. The Chrisleys are innocent of all charges.”
The embattled couple rose to fame as the patriarch and matriarch of Chrisley Knows Best, a reality show that basically just chronicles their lives — and the lives of their three kids — as very rich residents of Atlanta and then Nashville.
It has run for seven seasons and recently debuted a spinoff called “Growing Up Chrisley,” starring a pair of these Chrisley children.
According to Radar Online, however, executives have chosen not to sign Todd and Julie to new contracts, effectively canceling their long-running series.
This website source claims producers have “decided to distance themselves as much as possible” from Todd and Juli,e as well as their children Savannah, Chase and Grayson.
For the record, though, USA has not yet issued a statement to confirm this move.
In an Instagram post Monday, a day before the 12 charges were filed, Todd insisted that he and his wife had done nothing wrong.
He wrote a lengthy message that started as follows:
“I’ve never talked about this publicly before, but there’s …read more
Source:: The Hollywood Gossip