Actress Lori Loughlin, right, poses with her daughter Olivia Jade Giannulli on Feb. 28, 2019, at “An Unforgettable Evening” in Beverly Hills, California.
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SALT LAKE CITY — Lori Loughlin and her husband Mossimo Giannulli reportedly “carefully monitored” the courtroom proceedings for Felicity Huffman, who appeared in court Monday to formally plead guilty in the college admissions scandal.
Huffman was one of the dozens of parents named in the scandal, which included rich and wealthy parents, college consultants and corrupt advisers, according to The Associated Press. She pleaded guilty to paying $15,000 to have someone change her daughter’s incorrect answers on her SAT scores.
Huffman was reportedly pretty straightforward during the proceedings, according to my report for the Deseret News. She did not hold back during her plea and, according to NPR, she showed clear emotion about the proceedings.
“Huffman looked straight ahead, ignoring the phalanx of reporters and cameras as she entered the courthouse to plead guilty to conspiracy to commit mail fraud and honest services mail fraud,” according to NPR. “Inside, she cried as she explained to the judge that her daughter knew nothing about the scam to inflate her test scores, and that her daughter’s accommodation for extra time on tests was legitimate.”
And apparently, Loughlin and her husband were paying attention. According to People magazine, the couple wanted “to glean insight into their own cases by assessing the tone of the prosecution.”
“Lori is watching Felicity’s case very closely,” an unnamed source told People magazine. “She’s relieved that it doesn’t look like the prosecution is making an example of Felicity, and is adhering to the law.”
“Her big worry was that she would be treated unfairly as one of the more famous people involved in the case. She’s afraid …read more
Source:: Deseret News – World News