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Todd Chrisley says daughter Lindsie got married due to ‘shame and guilt’ over premarital sex

reality star todd chrisley Opened up about the divorce of his eldest daughter, claiming that she originally married out of “shame and guilt” because of premarital sex.

“Chrisley Knows Best” The patriarch spoke on the latest episode of his “Chrisley Confessions” podcast, in which he said that his daughter Lindsey confessed to him that her decision to have sex before marrying Will Campbell led to a doomed marriage.

“My daughter told me on her podcast several weeks ago that she would never have married her husband if he hadn’t had sex with him before marriage,” Todd said, “The shame and guilt she had for doing this before the wedding, so she married, because she felt like it cleaned it up. … It ended in divorce.”

He continued, “But he said had I not been so harsh about it, that he would have taken a different route. I tell my kids today that just because everyone else is doing it, it doesn’t mean that you do it.”

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Lindsey took to her Instagram to announce her separation from Campbell in July 2021 after nine years of marriage. Both tied the knot at the age of 22.

She wrote on Instagram at the time, “It is with great sadness that after 9 years of marriage, Will and I have decided to end our marriage.” “We maintain the greatest respect and love for each other, and we are extremely grateful for our time together.”

Image: (left to right) Chase Chrisley, Grayson Chrisley, Julie Chrisley, Todd Chrisley, Chloe Chrisley, Savannah Chrisley, Faye Chrisley

Image: (left to right) Chase Chrisley, Grayson Chrisley, Julie Chrisley, Todd Chrisley, Chloe Chrisley, Savannah Chrisley, Faye Chrisley
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She continued, “We will remain friends and devoted parents to our son, whom we both love dearly. Personally, I am looking forward to the new beginnings and a new place ahead this week.” Thank you in advance while respecting your privacy as we work for our family in this challenging time.”

Lindsey Chrisley got married at the age of 22.  She and ex-husband Will Campbell divorced after nine years of marriage.

Lindsey Chrisley got married at the age of 22. She and ex-husband Will Campbell divorced after nine years of marriage.
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In August, Todd opened up about “falling short” of God’s hopes and becoming a “slave” to money. Todd and his wife Julie were indicted in June of bank fraud and tax evasion.

Todd and Julie Chrisley were indicted in June of bank fraud and tax evasion.

Todd and Julie Chrisley were indicted in June of bank fraud and tax evasion.
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On his podcast at the time, he said, “God has literally taken me to a place where I am so at peace that I no longer have to worry about trying to please – or trying to meet someone else’s expectation. Its being done.” “The expectation I long to fulfill is from God. God expects me to be a good, decent, respectable person. He expects me to honor his word, he expects me to be the leader of his household. He expects me to set an example for my wife, my children, to lead by example.”

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