RadarOnline.com has exclusively learned Todd’s protégé son Chase, 22 — whose spinoff Growing Up Chrisley premieres next week on USA network — only did the show in hopes of becoming the next Hollywood heartthrob!
After revealing to Todd, 49, and mother Julie, 46, that he wants to try his hand at acting, Todd mocks his son’s new career goal, telling him that he “looks forward to the restaurant that he is going to be working in!”
But according to a source close to production, Todd isn’t at all skeptical. In fact, the insider told Radar the duo drummed up the idea for the spinoff in hopes of turning Chase into a real actor!
“Chase will do anything to break into the film industry and Todd is convinced that he can turn his son into an A-list star,” the source said.
“Todd is putting all of his energy and attentions into that and he is using all of his resources.”
Growing Up Chrisley premieres April 2 at 10:30/9:30c on USA.