A jury convicted Chrisley Knows Best actors Todd and Julie guilty of bank fraud and tax evasion on Tuesday, June 7. In court, ex-business partner Mark Braddock testified that he had a homosexual romance with the reality star in the early 2000s. The reality stars were reportedly found guilty of many crimes, as reported by TMZ. It has also been stated that their accountant, Peter Tarantino, was convicted of aiding and abetting the filing of fake tax forms. The TV stars’ sentence date has not yet been set. The court trial has viewers of Chrisley Knows Best on the brink of their seats, waiting for the next development. Mark’s admission of having had a homosexual affair stunned many people.
Todd Chrisley’s reported affair with Mark Braddock
Mark testified in the federal fraud trial of the Chrisleys in Atlanta at the end of May. According to Business Insider, Mark said he and Todd had an intimate relationship lasting approximately a year in the early 2000s. Todd and Julie had been married since 1996. Thus they were already a married couple. Mark also said that once the alleged romance ended, he and Todd continued to stay friends up to the year 2012. During that moment, Mark was working for Todd’s foreclosure management firm, Chrisley Asset Management. Further, Mark stated that he and Todd had received anonymous SMS threatening to disclose their supposed romance. This former business partner claims he blackmailed him into silence for $38,000.
Todd’s lawyer disputes the affair in closing arguments
In response to the allegations made by Mark, Todd’s attorney, Bruce Morris, said that the former worker had an unhealthy preoccupation with their client. Additionally, the attorney said that Mark had ambitions to be like Todd. The attorney said that Mark’s claims of an affair and blackmail were untrue in his closing remarks. When questioned in court, he remarked, “I propose to you that Mark Braddock is the exact image of reasonable doubt.” According to another account, Assistant U.S. District Attorney Thomas Krepp echoed the feelings of Todd and his attorney when he said, “shouldn’t trust Mark Braddock.”
The Chrisley Knows Best actor doesn’t mind homosexual rumours
Since Todd first gained notoriety, rumours have circulated concerning his sexual orientation. During an appearance on The Domenick Nati Show in 2017, the reality star discussed these rumours, describing them as complimentary to him. Does the fact that people continually raise doubts about this worry frustrate you? Talk show host who brought up the LGBT rumours around Todd. To disappoint me, he said the TV star, who is 53 years old, would have to be homosexual. My opinion is that you do not have a choice in the matter. Truthfully, I accept you just the way God fashioned you to be. I’m pleased that people believe I can get laid from both ends, Todd continued. If there are as many guys as there are ladies who want to be with my husband, my wife is surely flattered.