Embattled actuality star Todd Chrisley’s daughter, Lindsie, is worried about her security after accusing her estranged household of extorting her over an alleged intercourse tape.
Lindsie accused her dad of making an attempt to extort her over an intimate video allegedly filmed with a star of ABC’s “The Bachelorette,” Josh Murray. The 29-year-old filed a police report in Georgia claiming that Todd, 50, and her brother, Chase, 23, harassed and threatened her over the tape that Chase allegedly bought from her.
Within the police report, Lindsie, who’s estranged from the truth present household, alleges that Chase and Todd threatened to launch the footage if she did not cooperate and lie about an unspecified “incident.” Chrisley vehemently denies his estranged daughter’s allegations.
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Sources near Lindsie informed TMZ on the time that the “incident” referred to Todd’s alleged tax evasion. Nonetheless, her lawyer has since denied that she had something to do with that.
TMZ caught up with Lindsie outdoors her lawyer’s workplace in Atlanta, the place she walked with further safety, saying it was, “for my security.”
“I simply suppose that any time that one thing like this goes on inside a household and the issues which have gone on previously week that it’s essential for me to guard my security and for my youngster,” she defined to the outlet.
The gossip web site reported that she was touring with an armed guard, however her lawyer defined to Fox Information that the added safety was there as a precaution at his request.
“Each time I’ve press in my workplace and there are a big group and persons are coming out and in, we’ve got a neighborhood police officer on the workplace,” lawyer Musa M. Ghanayem defined.
Ghanayem famous that the high-profile nature of the case –rather than fears that the Chrisley household is in search of any sort of retaliation–is what sparked safety considerations.
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“I believe there’s at all times a priority when persons are on social media and also you see all of the issues that they’re writing,” he stated. “I believe you by no means actually know individuals’s intention. So it’s higher to be secure than sorry.”
Todd Chrisley beforehand denied Lindsie’s allegations in opposition to him in an announcement to Fox Information.
“It’s heartbreaking and shameful that these sorts of accusations need to be aired in public,” he stated. “We have now tried to maintain Lindsie’s extramarital relationships with Robby Hayes and Josh Murray non-public for her sake since August of 2016. Sadly, for causes we are able to solely guess at, she ran to the sheriff’s workplace to accuse her brother of shopping for a intercourse tape of her and Robby, which was a whole lie, and now she’s telling extra lies about me. Though our hearts are damaged, Lindsie is our daughter and we are going to at all times love her.”
Final week, Julie and Todd Chrisley pleaded not responsible to 12 counts of tax evasion and fraud costs and had been launched on $100,000 bonds.
If convicted of all counts, the truth personalities would withstand 30 years every behind bars.
The household pinned the allegations on a disgruntled former worker whom they accused of stealing from them earlier than his firing.
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Chase Chrisley, in the meantime, was hit with a $16,000 tax lien for allegedly not paying revenue taxes in 2014. A rep for the household did not touch upon the lien allegations, however a supply near the brood informed Fox Information, “The Chrisleys’ accountant in New York doesn’t know something about any [Internal Revenue Service] lien on Chase and says he owes nothing for 2014.”
Fox Information’ Jessica Sager contributed to this report.