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Angelina’s boozing, Prince Charles’ divorce, and college entry cheat Lori Loughlin “tells all,” in this week’s dubious tabloids

Do tabloid editors even read what their reporters write? It’s hard to imagine, given the disconnect between headlines and the barely-detectable trace elements of facts contained in the stories beneath them. “Alex Trebek — Lung & Liver Surgery” reports the cover story of this week’s National Enquirer. But he’s had neither surgery according to the story on the inside pages about the beloved host of TV’s Jeopardy, who recently admitted having stage four pancreatic cancer. Is Trebek even poised to u...
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Give them a break: Lori Loughlin, Felicity Huffman deserve less anger in admission scandal

Since the college admissions bribery scandal broke, Lori Loughlin and Felicity Huffman could scarcely be treated worse if they were serial killers.            [Author: Opinion contributor]
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Nicolette Sheridan Reacts To Felicity Huffman’s ‘Disgraceful’ Cheating Scandal

The actress is "extremely disturbed" by her "Desperate Housewives" co-star's alleged crimes.
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Nicollette Sheridan talks admissions scandal, avoids mentioning co-star Felicity Huffman

Nicollette Sheridan is commenting on the college admissions scandal without mentioning her "Desperate Housewives" co-star Felicity Huffman.            [Author: USA TODAY]
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Chris Hayes on What the College Admissions Scandal Says About America

The business of Hollywood doesn’t often intersect with the world of academia, but it did last week when actors Felicity Huffman and Lori Loughlin were each charged with taking part in a college admissions cheating scheme that also ensnared dozens of alleged perpetrators beyond the entertainment business. Chris Hayes, who anchors MSNBC’s “All In With […]
Tags: Hollywood, News, Msnbc, Felicity Huffman, Chris Hayes, Lori Loughlin, College Admissions Scam, College Admissions Scandal Says About America


College admissions scandal is news, but not new in sports

Take Lori Loughlin and Felicity Huffman out of it, and the college admissions scandal doesn't seem that unique.            [Author: Detroit Free Press Opinion]
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Lori Loughlin & Felicity Huffman Might Go To Jail, But That Doesn't Mean Their Careers Are Over

Lori Loughlin and Felicity Huffman have gone AWOL. The two actresses at the center of the college admissions scandal have posted their bail ($1 million and $250,000, respectively) after being charged with conspiracy to commit mail fraud and honest services fraud. Loughlin has also been removed from her current projects on Netflix and Hallmark. The final nail in the coffin? Social media. Both women have now scrubbed their respective Instagram and Twitter accounts, and Huffman has also taken down...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Hollywood, Youtube, Netflix, Showtime, Kylie Jenner, Tammy, Usc, Fuller House, Forbes, Trump, Felicity Huffman, Central Park Five, Macy, Huffman


Bribery scandal at USC and other schools should have us re-examining college educations

I don’t know how much of school I’m gonna attend,” Olivia Jade, a YouTube star and daughter of Full House actress Lori Loughlin, told her fans just before she moved to the University of Southern California (USC) to begin freshman year. “But I’m gonna go in and talk to my deans and everyone, and hope that I can try and balance it all. But I do want the experience of like game days, partying…I don’t really care about school, as you guys all know.” With that attitude, one might have hoped Jade coul...
Tags: California, Opinion, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Usc, Gavin Newsom, Felicity Huffman, Caplan, Jade, University of Southern California USC, Loughlin, Bryan Caplan, Robby Soave, Lori Loughlin, Guest Commentary


William H. Macy's best advice before Felicity Huffman's cheating scandal: 'Never lie'

"Lies cost you a lot," William H. Macy told Men's Journal last month, before wife Felicity Huffman was charged in a college bribery scandal.            [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, Usa Today, Journal, Felicity Huffman, Huffman, William H Macy


Actress' old comments resurface during scandal

CNN's Randi Kaye reports on Lori Loughlin and Felicity Huffman's past remarks on parenting and their daughters before the college admissions scam fallout.
Tags: News, Cnn, Stories, Felicity Huffman, Randi Kaye, Lori Loughlin


Actress gets emotional talking about kids going to college

CNN's Randi Kaye reports on Lori Loughlin and Felicity Huffman's past remarks on parenting and their daughters before the college admissions scam fallout.
Tags: News, Cnn, Stories, Felicity Huffman, Randi Kaye, Lori Loughlin


A 'conflicted' Joely Fisher offers former co-star Felicity Huffman prayers amid scandal

A torn Joely Fisher is offering her former "Desperate Housewives" co-star Felicity Huffman kind words after the college admissions scandal.
Tags: News, Felicity Huffman, Joely Fisher


A degree of corruption

In that classic 1978 college documentary, “Animal House,” Dean Vernon Wormer of Faber College offers soon-to-be-ex-student Kent Dorfman a little helpful advice: “Fat, drunk and stupid is no way to go through life, son.” A lot has changed over the past 40 years. Today Dean Wormer might well say, “Rich, spoiled and privileged is no way to go through life.” Granted, being rich and privileged — which is redundant — has traditionally been an excellent way to go through life. While wealth and power do...
Tags: Craigslist, Opinion, China, Sport, Soccer, New Zealand, Mlb, Lapd, Usc, Trump, Felicity Huffman, Doug Mcintyre, Huffman, Big House, Dean Wormer, Loughlin


College admissions scandal: Why the meritocracy should look in the mirror

For one day last week, a divided country was briefly united — in outrage — at the college admissions scandal implicating dozens of wealthy parents (including actresses Lori Loughlin and Felicity Huffman) who were accused of bribing and cheating their children’s way into some of America’s most elite universities.
Tags: News, America, Felicity Huffman, Lori Loughlin


"At Stanford, she said, she saw students rely on their parents to set up play dates with people in their dorm or complain to their child’s employers when an internship didn’t lead to a job."

"She" = Julie Lythcott-Haims, "the former dean of freshmen at Stanford and the author of 'How to Raise an Adult: Break Free of the Overparenting Trap and Prepare Your Kid for Success,'" quoted in "The Unstoppable Snowplow Parent/Helicopter parents are so 20th century. Snowplow parents keep their children’s futures obstacle-free — even if it means crossing ethical and legal boundaries" (NYT).In the 1990s... parents began filling afternoons and weekends with lessons, tutors and traveling sports ga...
Tags: Children, Law, Relationships, Stanford, New York Times, Motherhood, Hypocrisy, Felicity Huffman, Baby Boomers, Huffman, Julie Lythcott Haims, Ann Althouse, Young Althouse, These Kids Today, Operation Varsity Blues


Why Hollywood may have mercy on Lori Loughlin and Felicity Huffman

Former "Desperate Housewives" star Felicity Huffman and actress Lori Loughlin, best known for playing Aunt Becky on "Full House," are facing court appearances later this month related to allegations they participated in a college admissions cheating scheme. In the court of public opinion, however, it's hard to say whether fans and Hollywood will, as Uncle Jesse says, "Have mercy."
Tags: Hollywood, News, Stories, Felicity Huffman, Jesse, Becky, Lori Loughlin


College Admissions Scandal: Everything That’s Happened So Far

The worlds of entertainment, business, sports and academia were rocked by the recent revelation that wealthy parents such as Felicity Huffman and Lori Loughlin allegedly paid college admissions consultant Rick Singer large sums to get their children into elite colleges. New developments in the scandal, dubbed Operation Varsity Blues by the FBI, continue to pop […]
Tags: News, Fbi, Felicity Huffman, Rick, Lori Loughlin, William H. Macy, Olivia Jade, Lori Laughlin, Operation Varsity Blues, College Admissions Scam


Lori Loughlin and Felicity Huffman sued for $500bn in college cheating scam

Parents and students claim they were wronged by a "warped and rigged" university admissions process.
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A 'conflicted' Joely Fisher offers former co-star Felicity Huffman prayers amid scandal

A torn Joely Fisher is offering her former "Desperate Housewives" co-star Felicity Huffman kind words after the college admissions scandal.            [Author: USA TODAY]
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Lori Loughlin and Felicity Huffman may initially have a rough road in Hollywood

Former "Desperate Housewives" star Felicity Huffman and actress Lori Loughlin, best known for playing Aunt Becky on "Full House," are facing court appearances later this month related to allegations they participated in a college admissions cheating scheme. In the court of public opinion, however, it's hard to say whether fans and Hollywood will, as Uncle Jesse says, "Have mercy."
Tags: Hollywood, News, Stories, Felicity Huffman, Jesse, Becky, Lori Loughlin


Lori Loughlin and Felicity Huffman may initially have a rough road in Hollywood after cheating scheme

Former "Desperate Housewives" star Felicity Huffman and actress Lori Loughlin, best known for playing Aunt Becky on "Full House," are facing court appearances later this month related to allegations they participated in a college admissions cheating scheme. In the court of public opinion, however, it's hard to say whether fans and Hollywood will, as Uncle Jesse says, "Have mercy."
Tags: Hollywood, Cnn, Felicity Huffman, Jesse, Becky, Lori Loughlin


Can Felicity Huffman's and Lori Loughlin's careers ever recover from college bribery scam?

Lori Loughlin and Felicity Huffman have become the face of the college admissions bribery scandal. Is there a way back into the public's good graces?
Tags: News, Felicity Huffman, Huffman, Lori Loughlin


Lori Loughlin and Felicity Huffman Named in College Admissions Class Action Suit

Two class action lawsuits have already been filed in response to Operation Varsity Blues, the nationwide investigation of cheating on college admissions. In a case filed Thursday in San Francisco Superior Court, a Bay Area mother claims that her son was rejected from certain universities due to cheating by wealthy parents. The suit names 45 […]
Tags: News, Bay Area, Felicity Huffman, San Francisco Superior Court, Lori Loughlin, Operation Varsity Blues, College Admissions Scam


Department of Justice explains why it won't release Lori Loughlin and Felicity Huffman's booking photos

Celebrities Lori Loughlin and Felicity Huffman were among those arrested this week in an unfolding scandal wherein rich people bribed officials at elite colleges, through an intermediary, to accept their unqualified children. The Department of Justice, however, says it won't be releasing their booking photos. The DOJ and U.S. Marshals Services say their policies prohibit releasing the photos because doing so doesn't serve the agencies' needs if the person in question has already been apprehende...
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Seth Meyers Names The Cartoon Culprit In The College Admissions Scandal

Meyers dinged "Desperate Housewives" actress Felicity Huffman with the gag.
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College Admissions Scandal: 10 Ways To Know How Bad the Crisis Is

Howard Bragman, a longtime PR strategist and crisis manager, weighs in on the college admissions scandal that has ensnared “Desperate Housewives” star Felicity Huffman and “Fuller House” actress Lori Loughlin. Neither actress is a client of Bragman’s. Seeing your spin doctor is just like seeing your medical doctor after a scary diagnosis: Everyone wants to […]
Tags: News, Fuller House, Felicity Huffman, Bragman, Howard Bragman, Lori Loughlin


Tax breaks can help pay many college costs

College and its ever-increasing costs certainly have gotten a lot of attention. There's the group of Democrats seeking their party's 2020 presidential nomination. Obviously spurred by the enthusiastic supporters of Independent-turned-temporary-Democrat Sen. Bernie Sanders and his promise of free college, many other White House wannabes also are talking up educational assistance. Then there's this week's Operation Varsity Blues. You might not have caught the name, but let me drop two others to s...
Tags: Taxes, Congress, White House, Democrat, Sam, Irs, Felicity Huffman, Don, Sen Bernie Sanders, Internal Revenue Service, Magi, Huffman, TTU, Loughlin, Lifetime Learning Credit, Lori Loughlin


Lori Loughlin’s Bail Set for $1 Million; Judge Sets Travel Conditions

Lori Loughlin appeared in federal court in downtown Los Angeles on Wednesday afternoon, facing a charge of mail fraud in connection with the widespread college admissions bribery scheme. Judge Steve Kim set her bail at $1,000,000, the same amount as her husband, Mossimo Giannulli, who is also being charged. Giannulli was not in court on […]
Tags: News, Los Angeles, Felicity Huffman, Lori Loughlin, Mossimo Giannulli, Steve Kim, Giannulli, College Admissions Scam


“Operation Varsity Blues” and a Troubling Unearthed Interview With Lori Loughlin

Just about everyone on planet earth has sounded off on “Operation Varsity Blues,” a detailed effort on the part of wealthy parents to manipulate their children’s chances of entering elite universities via bribes, the retroactive manipulation of SAT scores, and a false declaration of athletic status. Fuller House star Lori Loughlin and Academy Award nominee … Continue reading "“Operation Varsity Blues” and a Troubling Unearthed Interview With Lori Loughlin" The post “Operation Varsity Blues” an...
Tags: General, Religion, Fuller House, Felicity Huffman, Lori Loughlin, Celebrity Scandals, Operation Varsity Blues


Operation Varsity Blues: How the alleged college admissions scam has unfolded

Federal prosecutors in Boston on Tuesday charged 50 people, including celebrities like Loughlin and fellow actress Felicity Huffman, as well as CEOs and college coaches.
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