The appeal follows a month after Williams pleaded guilty to the charges, a decision that came with a hefty judgment. In addition to the four-year prison term, she was ordered to pay $564,069 in restitution and faces five years of supervision upon release.
Brindley voiced his discontent with the court’s decision, asserting that Williams was penalized not for the fraud itself but rather for her celebrity status.
Her ex-attorney, Jason Korner, previously hinted that her refusal to heed his counsel and her perceived “attitude” might have influenced the judge’s decision. This perspective stands in contrast to Brindley’s assertion that Williams’ celebrity status was a determining factor in the severity of the sentence.
As the legal battle unfolds, Brittish Williams has yet to make any public statements regarding the ongoing appeal, leaving the outcome uncertain.