'Full House' actress out on bond after USA college entrance scam exposed

Lawrence Kim
March 14, 2019

"Probably movies or TV", she said when asked about what she wants to do. But in the wake of her mother being implicated as part of a broad college-admissions bribery scam - alleging that Loughlin illegally schemed to get the 19-year-old enrolled at the university - Olivia Jade is likely going to lose the lucrative brand-sponsorship deals she's landed over the years. Prosecutors called it the largest such scandal in USA history. Adding, USC will "conduct a case-by-case review" for current students and graduates who may be connected to the scheme and they "will make informed, appropriate decisions once those reviews have been completed". In a statement Tuesday, USC said it fired two of the employees named in the scandal and said it is cooperating with law enforcement on the investigation.

In this clip from an August 2017 interview, Full House actress Lori Loughlin claims she never pushed her daughters Olivia Jade and Bella Giannulli to get straight A's and encouraged them to do their best.

The U.S. Attorney's Office for the District of MA told E!

When the TMZ reporter asked Stamos his thoughts on the news that his costar had been indicted alongside 50 other parents for allegedly bribing colleges to accept their children, Stamos stayed silent and avoided looking into the camera.

In some cases, though not all, Singer ensured the child was oblivious to the cheating. "You can study theater [and] whatever you need to also at school.' I think I've shown her and presented all the pitfalls that there might be". The fake charity, Key Worldwide Foundation, purported to help provide an education to "underprivileged students".

It was unclear how many children benefited from the scheme, though investigators said more parents and coaches may yet be charged. In telephone conversations intercepted by investigators, Singer brags he helped 760 students in just the first few months of 2018 and 96 the year before, while in other conversations he reassures parents that he has helped more than 20 or 30 other students cheat in recent years.

As the alleged culprits, including actresses Felicity Huffman, Loughlin and Giannulli, position their defenses, the fallout continues for players across this wide-ranging case, which spans six states and raises seminal questions about how level the post-secondary playing field really is.

Olivia Jade Giannulli, one of Loughlin's daughters, disabled comments on her Instagram posts on Wednesday after some of her 1.3 million followers lashed out against her. Judge Steve Kim told the star in setting her bail that she would still be allowed to travel for work as long as the court was made aware of her plans.

Also charged is William McGlashan, an executive at the investment group TPG Capital who specialized in technology investments.

Huffman was arrested on Tuesday and released on a $250,000 bond. It was no accident that none were immediately charged, US Attorney Andrew Lelling of MA said Tuesday.

Other reports by Click Lancashire

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