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Court hearing delayed for Loughlin, husband in college scam

BOSTON (AP) — Actress Lori Loughlin (LAWK’-lin) and her fashion designer husband, Mossimo Giannulli, are scheduled to appear in federal court in Boston next month in a college admissions bribery case. A judge on Thursday agreed to move their initial appearance to April 3 on charges that they paid $500,000 in bribes to get their […]
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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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‘Do You Pull the Parchment?’: Students Caught Up in College Admissions Scandal Now Face a Reckoning

At the University of Southern California, those linked to the admissions fraud are blocked from registering for classes pending a review, one of many inquiries now underway.
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U.S.C. Freezes Accounts of Students Connected with Admissions Scandal

Students have been blocked from registering for classes pending a university review, said a spokesman for U.S.C.
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California university says students tied to admissions scam could face expulsion

The school said on Monday night it has already "placed holds on the accounts of students who may be associated with the alleged admissions scheme," preventing them from registering for classes or acquiring transcripts. It did not name specific students, but Loughlin and her fashion designer husband Mossimo Giannulli are among 50 people charged last week with participating in what federal prosecutors called a $25 million bribery and fraud scam. Prosecutors said some students involved in the sca...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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Sephora & Tresemmé Are Cutting Ties With Olivia Jade After Cheating Scandal

Update: One day after Sephora decided to end its partnership with Olivia Jade, Tresemmé has announced it's doing the same. In an email to Refinery29, a brand spokesperson wrote, "TRESemmé is no longer working with Olivia Jade Giannulli." Jade's most recent collaboration with the brand was on February 13 in a sponsored Instagram post.Update 3/14: After days of criticism and threats of a boycott over Sephora's continued sale of Olivia Jade 's makeup, the brand has officially parted ways with the ...
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Hallmark Channel Cuts Ties With Lori Loughlin After Arrest in College Cheating Scandal

A day after Lori Loughlin was arrested and charged in connection with an extensive nationwide college admissions cheating scandal, Hallmark Channel has fired the actress. Crown Media Family Networks, whose Hallmark Channel and Hallmark Movies & Mysteries networks have enjoyed a longtime partnership with Loughlin, said today it cut ties with the actress. Loughlin starred...
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Lori Loughlin's Fashion Designer Husband Mossimo Giannulli Has His Own College Scam Story

On Thursday, Lori Loughlin was freed from jail amidst an ongoing, headline-grabbing saga that sounds like it was ripped from a multi-episode arc of Law & Order: Criminal Intent.Actresses Felicity Huffman and Full House 's Loughlin are among 33 parents (totaling to a staggering 50 people in six states) who have been charged with allegedly paying bribes (approximately $25 million, all told) to get their children accepted into elite schools.It gets wilder with each detail: People were photoshoppin...
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Hallmark Channel Drops Lori Loughlin Over College Bribery Scandal

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Hallmark Channel cut ties Thursday with favored star Lori Loughlin, a day after her arrest in a college admissions scam put the family-friendly network and extended Hallmark brand in uncomfortable proximity to a headline-grabbing scandal. “We are saddened by the recent allegations surrounding the college admissions process,” Hallmark Cards Inc., parent company of the Crown Media Family Networks umbrella group that includes the Hallmark Channel, said in a statement. “We a...
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Brands distance themselves from Loughlin and daughter Olivia Jade

Two companies have distanced themselves from an actress and her daughter currently embroiled in an alleged college admissions scam.
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Hallmark drops Lori Loughlin, Sephora ends daughter’s makeup line in wake of college bribery scandal

The college admissions bribery scandal that has led to the arrests of dozens is taking its toll on the careers of one the celebrity families caught up in the federal criminal proceeding. The Associated Press reported Thursday that the Hallmark Channel will no longer be working with actress Lori Loughlin, who has appeared in many of its films. Loughlin and her husband, fashion designer Mossimo Giannulli, are free on $1 million bail each, after allegedly paying a college admissions consultant to g...
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Hallmark Is Cutting Ties With Lori Loughlin After Arrest in College Bribery Scandal

Loughlin is a longtime star of the channel's Christmas movies
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This Mom Went To Prison For Enrolling Her Son In A School Outside Her District

The college cheating scandal that has ensnared at least 50 people, including actresses Felicity Huffman and Lori Loughlin, has sparked a much needed conversation about privilege and money in the U.S. educational system. And while the scam has also produced lots of funny commentary due to the sheer ridiculousness of the lengths these parents went to get their kids into college (like photoshopping their kids' faces onto stock photos of athletes) and the level of privilege these people have (Lough...
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Lori Loughlin’s arrest makes for unlikely drama for Hallmark

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Hallmark Channel brings to mind holidays, happy endings and now, incongruously, a college admissions scam that involves one of the channel’s favored actresses. Lori Loughlin’s surprising arrest this week poses a challenge for the family-friendly brand with heartland roots. The allegation that Loughlin paid bribes to gain her daughters’ college […]
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Sephora Is Cutting Ties With Olivia Jade After Cheating Scandal

Update: After days of criticism and threats of a boycott over Sephora's continued sale of Olivia Jade 's makeup, the brand has officially parted ways with the YouTuber. In an email to Refinery29, a spokesperson wrote, "After careful review of recent developments, we have made the decision to end the Sephora Collection partnership with Olivia Jade, effective immediately." The product has already been removed from the site — along with hundreds of 1-star reviews — but Jade has yet to comment sinc...
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'Full House' actress out on bond after U.S. college entrance scam exposed

U.S. Magistrate Judge Steve Kim ordered Loughlin, one of several high-profile figures from entertainment and business caught up in the scandal, released from federal custody on $1 million bond following a brief hearing. Douglas Hodge, the former chief executive of the investment firm Pimco, and another of the 33 parents charged in the $25 million scam, appeared earlier in the day in a Boston court. The Los Angeles judge ruled that Loughlin could continue traveling to and from British Columbia ...
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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...
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Actress Lori Loughlin, accused in college admission scandal, posts $1 million bail

A federal judge released actress Lori Loughlin, who gained fame as a major character in “Full House” in the 1980s and ’90s and is one of the highest-profile defendants in the college admisison scandal, on a $1 million bond on Wednesday. The judge is permitting her to travel to British Columbia, where she is filiming in Vancouver. The actress is on contract to film projects until November. She must surrender her U.S. passport in December. Also, Loughlin was banned from any communication with witn...
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"Huffman was arrested in L.A. on Tuesday in relation to the charges, but her famous husband William H. Macy was not."

"Transcripts from wiretapped phone calls included in the documents mention Huffman’s 'spouse,' and even have quotes from him. But Macy is never named in the documents and has not been charged so far, unlike Loughlin’s fashion designer husband Mossimo Giannulli."From "The 10 most shocking revelations from the Operation Varsity Blues scandal court docs" (Entertainment Weekly).Any thoughts about how William H. Macy escaped getting accused? [Author: [email protected] (Ann Althouse)]
Tags: Crime, Law, Macy, Huffman, William H. Macy, Loughlin, Ann Althouse, Mossimo Giannulli, Operation Varsity Blues

What Will Become Of Olivia Jade's Sephora Palette?

With each passing hour, more batty details emerge regarding the celebrity college cheating scandal. Parents allegedly Photoshopped their kids' faces into sports stock photos and bribed recruiters! Actresses Felicity Huffman and Lori Loughlin from Full House have been arrested! This all involves the FBI!It's been a breathless 24 hours or so since the news broke, and the beauty community is just as embroiled in the case thanks to one of its key players: beauty influencer Olivia Jade.The USC colle...
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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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Olivia Jade, Lori Loughlin’s Daughter, Stands to Lose Brand Deals Over College-Admissions Scandal

Olivia Jade Giannulli, daughter of actress Lori Loughlin, is a YouTube beauty vlogger and social-media star with millions of followers. She’s also (for now) a freshman at the University of Southern California. But in the wake of her mother being implicated as part of a broad college-admissions bribery scam — alleging that Loughlin illegally schemed […]
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Lori Loughlin hands herself in as Instagram 'influencer' daughter under pressure over university scam

The American star of 90210 was arrested on Wednesday on charges of bribing her children’s way into a California university, as calls mounted for her Instagram influencer daughter to lose her lucrative contracts. Lori Loughlin, 54, was charged with fraud and brought before a judge in Los Angeles – one of 33 parents indicted in the $25 million (£19m) scam. They are accused of paying William Singer to secure their children places at elite universities including Yale, Stanford and Georgetown. Singer...
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Lori Loughlin: 'Full House' star surrenders to FBI after being charged in 'college bribery' case

Lori Loughlin has surrendered to the FBI after being charged in what authorities have described as a large-scale college admissions bribery scheme. Loughlin, who rose to fame on the sitcom Full House, turned herself in on Wednesday morning and was scheduled for a court appearance in the afternoon, a spokeswoman said. Prosecutors allege that Loughlin and her husband, fashion designer Mossimo Giannulli, paid $500,000 to have their two daughters labelled as recruits to the University of Southern ...
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Lori Loughlin turns herself in to FBI in college admissions bribery scandal

Fallout from a sweeping college admissions scandal swiftly spread Wednesday, with actress Lori Loughlin surrendering ahead of a Los Angeles court hearing and a Silicon Valley hedge fund replacing its leader. Loughlin and fellow actress Felicity Huffman headline the list of some 50 people charged in documents unveiled in Boston that describe a scheme to cheat the admissions process at eight sought-after schools. The parents bribed college coaches and other insiders to get their children into sele...
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Mapping out next possible celebrity sentencings in wake of indictment in college admissions scandal

Now that Paul Manafort's sentencings are concluded (basics here and here, new commentary from Ellen Podgor here), perhaps it is time to move on to the next high-profile "celebrity" white-collar case.  Though few cases will have the political intrigue of the Manafort matter, there is plenty of star power surrounding the new indictments yesterday revealing a nationwide conspiracy that facilitated cheating on college entrance exams and the admission of students to elite universities as purported at...
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