Savannah Chrisley Quotes the Bible in Defense of Indicted Parents

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Savannah Chrisley is all about faith and family at the moment.

And she appears to be leaning on the former in the wake of serious trouble for the latter.

Allow us to explain...

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Earlier this week, Todd Chrisley and wife Julie Chrisley were indicted by a federal grand jury.

The reality stars -- who have anchored Chrisley Knows Best for seven seasons on USA Network -- are accused of forging bank documents, hiding millions of dollars from the government and avoiding the payment of taxes for multiple years.

On Wednesday morning, the couple turned themselves into authorities.

And on Wednesday afternoon, the couple pleaded not guilty to all 12 charges that have been filed against them.

If convicted, Todd and Julie could go to prison for 30 years.

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Reaction around the celebrity gossip world has mostly been anti-Todd and Julie.

They seem like the latest pair of wealthy and spoiled reality stars who have tried to cheat the system in order to pad their bank accounts even further.

(This is something to which convicted felons Abby Lee Miller and Teresa Giudice can relate.)

However, the famous tandem can at least take solace in having one of its children on its side.

After Todd and Julie turned themselves in on Wednesday after the aforementioned indictment, Savannah Chrisley -- who stars on spinoff Growing Up Chrisley -- shared a Bible verse with her followers.

”‘Do not be afraid or discouraged … the battle is not yours, but God’s. 2 Chronicles 20:15,’” the 22-year old wrote on her Instagram Story.

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Is this really the proper circumstance in which the bible ought to be cited?

We'll let our readers debate and analyze this question.

Prosecutors have claimed the Chrisleys used their production company, 7 C Production, to hide their reality TV income from the IRS, also alleging that Todd directed an employee to falsify income and asset documents.

Todd, conversely, says a disgruntled employee forged his signature and has gone very far out of his way to implicate Todd and Julie for crimes he says they didn't commit.

In a statement released by the family's attorney on Tuesday, this representative says very simply:

“The allegations contained in the indictment are based on complete falsehoods. The Chrisleys are innocent of all charges."

Todd Chrisley and His Wife

The night prior to the indictment, Todd himself posted a lengthy Instagram statement.

In it, he denied any wrongdoing on behalf of himself and his wife, pointing blame to an unidentified ex-employee who he claimed had stolen from his family, created “phony documents” and forged signatures years ago.

“I’ve never talked about this publicly before, but there’s been a cloud hanging over Julie and me and our entire family for the past seven years," he wrote to opent his message, adding:

"It all started back in 2012, when we discovered that a trusted employee of ours had been stealing from us big time."

Todd then warned followers that the federal indictment was coming.

Todd and Julie Chrisley

Added Todd:

"We know we’ve done nothing wrong...

"I’m telling you all this now because we have nothing to hide and have done nothing to be ashamed of. Not only do we know we’ve done nothing wrong, but we’ve got a ton of hard evidence and a bunch of corroborating witnesses that proves it."

Elsewhere, meanwhile, while Savannah supports her parents... the same cannot be said of estranged daughter Lindsie.

"Lindsie would like to thank all of her fans and supporters. The circumstances Todd and Julie find themselves in, is quite unfortunate," Lindsie's attorney told E! News yesterday.

"It was reported that Lindsie was the source of the information that led to her father's arrest. That is untrue, she was not the source of this information."

This same lawyer them trashed Todd, Julie and other relatives of Lindsie.

He concluded his statement as follows:

"Lindsie has been a constant target of lies, harassment and threats from her family and as a result, has been distancing herself from the Chrisley family since 2017.

"Lindsie is currently processing the events that have unfolded. We will continue to cooperate with law enforcement and pray for a just resolution."

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