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EntertainmentJohn Legend reacts to Felicity Huffman's prison sentence

03:25  16 september  2019
03:25  16 september  2019 Source:   celebrity.nine.com.au

Felicity Huffman Faces 1 Month in Jail, $20,000 Fine for College Scandal

Felicity Huffman Faces 1 Month in Jail, $20,000 Fine for College Scandal Felicity Huffman will likely receive a shortened incarceration and a hefty fine for her involvement in the college admissions scandal. According to court documents obtained by Us Weekly, the government recommended that the actress, 56, be sentenced to one month in jail, followed by 12 months of supervised release and a fine of $20,000. Huffman officially entered a guilty plea in May. She was arrested in March on charges of conspiracy to commit mail fraud and honest services fraud.

Felicity Huffman was sentenced on Friday for her role in the college admissions scandal. Legend , 40, reacted to the sentence in a series of tweets on Saturday. The musician appeared to address the backlash from those who believe Huffman ’ s sentence should have been stricter, citing harsher

© Getty Emmy Award-winner John Legend took to Twitter to share his thoughts about Huffman ' s sentence . The Grammy Award-winner took to the social media site to share his thoughts on the news that Felicity Huffman would only spend 14 days in jail following the college admissions scandal.

John Legend reacts to Felicity Huffman's prison sentence © Getty Emmy Award-winner John Legend took to Twitter to share his thoughts about Huffman's sentence. In a week that has seen US President Donald Trump attack him online, John Legend clearly isn't afraid to share his opinions on Twitter.

The Grammy Award-winner took to the social media site to share his thoughts on the news that Felicity Huffman would only spend 14 days in jail following the college admissions scandal.

The 56-year-old actress was sentenced to two weeks behind bars on Friday, along with a $30,000 fine, 250 hours of community services and a year's supervision.

"I get why everyone gets mad when rich person X gets a short sentence and poor person of color Y gets a long one," Legend wrote at the start of a series of tweets.

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After Felicity Huffman ' s light prison sentence in the college admissions scandal, Carlos Bustamante and Graeme O'Neil share John Legend and Michael B

On September 13, 2019, Felicity Huffman was sentenced to 14 days in prison for her role in Operation Varsity Blues, what authorities dubbed the largest

"The answer isn't for X to get more; it's for both of them to get less (or even none!!!) We should level down not up. Americans have become desensitized to how much we lock people up.

"Prisons and jails are not the answer to every bad thing everyone does, but we've come to use them to address nearly every societal ill."

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There was a strong reaction online following the news of Huffman's small amount of jail time for the scandal, which involved celebrities such as Huffman and Lori Loughlin bribing college officials so their children could be admitted to the tertiary institution of their choice.

John Legend reacts to Felicity Huffman's prison sentence © Getty Chrissy Teigen and John Legend often speak publicly about issues they care about. The case and long-reaching investigation has become symbolic of the ongoing issues with class and privilege in America.

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A federal judge sentenced actress Felicity Huffman to prison . Huffman , an Oscar-nominated actress and a star of Desperate Housewives, will serve 14 days in jail for her role in the largest college admissions scandal in U. S . history.

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"It's insane we locked a woman up for 5 years for sending her kid to the wrong school district," Legend continued, referring to African American woman Tanya McDowell.

She was sentenced to five years in prison for sending her child to the wrong school district in Connecticut.

"Literally everyone involved in that decision should be ashamed of themselves. It's unconscionable that we locked a woman up for voting when, unbeknownst to her, she was ineligible," Legend tweeted. "Her sentence shouldn't be fewer years. It should be ZERO. And no one in our nation will benefit from the 14 days an actress will serve for cheating in college admissions. We don't need to lock people up for any of this stuff."

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John Legend reacts to Felicity Huffman's prison sentence
John Legend reacts to Felicity Huffman's prison sentence
John Legend reacts to Felicity Huffman's prison sentence
John Legend reacts to Felicity Huffman's prison sentence
John Legend reacts to Felicity Huffman's prison sentence
John Legend reacts to Felicity Huffman's prison sentence
John Legend reacts to Felicity Huffman's prison sentence
John Legend reacts to Felicity Huffman's prison sentence
John Legend reacts to Felicity Huffman's prison sentence
John Legend reacts to Felicity Huffman's prison sentence
John Legend reacts to Felicity Huffman's prison sentence
John Legend reacts to Felicity Huffman's prison sentence
John Legend reacts to Felicity Huffman's prison sentence
John Legend reacts to Felicity Huffman's prison sentence
John Legend reacts to Felicity Huffman's prison sentence
John Legend reacts to Felicity Huffman's prison sentence
John Legend reacts to Felicity Huffman's prison sentence
John Legend reacts to Felicity Huffman's prison sentence
John Legend reacts to Felicity Huffman's prison sentence
John Legend reacts to Felicity Huffman's prison sentence
John Legend reacts to Felicity Huffman's prison sentence
John Legend reacts to Felicity Huffman's prison sentence
John Legend reacts to Felicity Huffman's prison sentence
John Legend reacts to Felicity Huffman's prison sentence
John Legend reacts to Felicity Huffman's prison sentence
John Legend reacts to Felicity Huffman's prison sentence
John Legend reacts to Felicity Huffman's prison sentence
John Legend reacts to Felicity Huffman's prison sentence
John Legend reacts to Felicity Huffman's prison sentence
John Legend reacts to Felicity Huffman's prison sentence
John Legend reacts to Felicity Huffman's prison sentence
John Legend reacts to Felicity Huffman's prison sentence
John Legend reacts to Felicity Huffman's prison sentence
John Legend reacts to Felicity Huffman's prison sentence
John Legend reacts to Felicity Huffman's prison sentence
John Legend reacts to Felicity Huffman's prison sentence
John Legend reacts to Felicity Huffman's prison sentence
John Legend reacts to Felicity Huffman's prison sentence
John Legend reacts to Felicity Huffman's prison sentence
John Legend reacts to Felicity Huffman's prison sentence
John Legend reacts to Felicity Huffman's prison sentence
John Legend reacts to Felicity Huffman's prison sentence
John Legend reacts to Felicity Huffman's prison sentence
John Legend reacts to Felicity Huffman's prison sentence
John Legend reacts to Felicity Huffman's prison sentence
John Legend reacts to Felicity Huffman's prison sentence
John Legend reacts to Felicity Huffman's prison sentence
John Legend reacts to Felicity Huffman's prison sentence
John Legend reacts to Felicity Huffman's prison sentence
John Legend reacts to Felicity Huffman's prison sentence
John Legend reacts to Felicity Huffman's prison sentence
John Legend reacts to Felicity Huffman's prison sentence
John Legend reacts to Felicity Huffman's prison sentence
John Legend reacts to Felicity Huffman's prison sentence
John Legend reacts to Felicity Huffman's prison sentence
John Legend reacts to Felicity Huffman's prison sentence
John Legend reacts to Felicity Huffman's prison sentence
John Legend reacts to Felicity Huffman's prison sentence
John Legend reacts to Felicity Huffman's prison sentence
John Legend reacts to Felicity Huffman's prison sentence
John Legend reacts to Felicity Huffman's prison sentence
John Legend reacts to Felicity Huffman's prison sentence
John Legend reacts to Felicity Huffman's prison sentence
John Legend reacts to Felicity Huffman's prison sentence
John Legend reacts to Felicity Huffman's prison sentence
John Legend reacts to Felicity Huffman's prison sentence
John Legend reacts to Felicity Huffman's prison sentence
John Legend reacts to Felicity Huffman's prison sentence
John Legend reacts to Felicity Huffman's prison sentence
John Legend reacts to Felicity Huffman's prison sentence
John Legend reacts to Felicity Huffman's prison sentence
John Legend reacts to Felicity Huffman's prison sentence
John Legend reacts to Felicity Huffman's prison sentence
John Legend reacts to Felicity Huffman's prison sentence
John Legend reacts to Felicity Huffman's prison sentence
John Legend reacts to Felicity Huffman's prison sentence
John Legend reacts to Felicity Huffman's prison sentence
John Legend reacts to Felicity Huffman's prison sentence
John Legend reacts to Felicity Huffman's prison sentence
John Legend reacts to Felicity Huffman's prison sentence
John Legend reacts to Felicity Huffman's prison sentence
John Legend reacts to Felicity Huffman's prison sentence
John Legend reacts to Felicity Huffman's prison sentence
John Legend reacts to Felicity Huffman's prison sentence
John Legend reacts to Felicity Huffman's prison sentence
John Legend reacts to Felicity Huffman's prison sentence
John Legend reacts to Felicity Huffman's prison sentence
John Legend reacts to Felicity Huffman's prison sentence
John Legend reacts to Felicity Huffman's prison sentence
John Legend reacts to Felicity Huffman's prison sentence
John Legend reacts to Felicity Huffman's prison sentence
John Legend reacts to Felicity Huffman's prison sentence
John Legend reacts to Felicity Huffman's prison sentence
John Legend reacts to Felicity Huffman's prison sentence
John Legend reacts to Felicity Huffman's prison sentence
John Legend reacts to Felicity Huffman's prison sentence
John Legend reacts to Felicity Huffman's prison sentence
John Legend reacts to Felicity Huffman's prison sentence
John Legend reacts to Felicity Huffman's prison sentence
John Legend reacts to Felicity Huffman's prison sentence
John Legend reacts to Felicity Huffman's prison sentence
John Legend reacts to Felicity Huffman's prison sentence
John Legend reacts to Felicity Huffman's prison sentence
John Legend reacts to Felicity Huffman's prison sentence
John Legend reacts to Felicity Huffman's prison sentence
John Legend reacts to Felicity Huffman's prison sentence
John Legend reacts to Felicity Huffman's prison sentence
John Legend reacts to Felicity Huffman's prison sentence
John Legend reacts to Felicity Huffman's prison sentence
John Legend reacts to Felicity Huffman's prison sentence
John Legend reacts to Felicity Huffman's prison sentence
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