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Entertainment Felicity Huffman is 'doing well' in prison

04:05  22 october  2019
04:05  22 october  2019 Source:   msn.com

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A source tells ET that " Felicity is doing really well and she’s holding up" amid her 14-day prison sentence for her role in the college admissions scandal. The source adds that Huffman , who was also sentenced to 250 community service hours and a ,000 fine, is looking forward to being

Felicity Huffman holding a sign posing for the camera© Bang Showbiz Felicity Huffman

Felicity Huffman is "doing really well" in prison.

The former 'Desperate Housewives' star was sentenced to two weeks behind bars and given a hefty fine after she pleaded guilty to charges of mail fraud and honest services mail fraud following the college admissions scandal, but she's said to be "holding up" in jail and is coping better than her family thought she would.

A source said: "Felicity is doing really well and she's holding up."

The 56-year-old actress' husband William H. Macy and their 17-year-old daughter Georgia visited her at the Federal Correctional Institute in Dublin, California, on Saturday (19.10.19) but the teenager struggled to see her mother in prison gear.

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" Felicity is doing really well and she’s holding up," a source told Entertainment Tonight. On Saturday, Huffman 's husband, William H. Macy, and their "She’s in prison garb and there’s work duty — it’s pretty serious stuff." In addition to her two week sentence, Huffman was given a ,000 fine, 250

The insider explained: "The visits went nicely. They spent a lot of time together. They sat in the visitors room for a few hours and spoke.

"Her mother's in prison garb -- it's very difficult. This is not to be taken lightly. It's federal prison. This is not 'club fed' -- it's just not. It's not like the articles on online.

"She's in a room with inmates with a toilet in the middle of the floor. She's in prison garb and there's work duty -- it's pretty serious stuff."

Felicity - who also has 19-year-old daughter Sophia with William - told the court last week that she was "deeply sorry" for actions after she admitted to paying money to a scheme to secure a top university spot for her daughter.

She told the court: "I take full responsibility for my actions and as a first step for making amends for my crime, I will accept whatever punishment you deem appropriate. On the way to the testing centre, I thought to myself, 'Turn around, turn the car around.' One of the hardest things was after my arrest, my daughter said, 'I don't know who you are anymore.' I am so sorry Sophia.

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Actress Felicity Huffman was sentenced as part of the largest college admissions scandal in U.S. history. Huffman is not the only defendant charged. Prosecutors have charged parents, college My goal now is to serve the sentence that the court has given me. I look forward to doing my

Felicity Huffman 's attorney has requested that the the actress be allowed to spend her 14-day prison sentence at a federal correctional institution in Dublin, California, where she could be allowed to sunbathe on the weekends.

"I was frightened, I was stupid and I was so wrong. I am deeply ashamed of what I have done. I have inflicted more damage than I could have imagined. I realise now that love and truth must go hand and hand."

As well as her prison sentence, Felicity was given 250 hours of community service and a $30,000 fine by the judge.

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Felicity Huffman Released From Prison Before End of 14-Day Sentence .
The actress served 11 days of her two-week sentence.The actress was sentenced to 14 days after she pleaded guilty in the nationwide college admission cheating scandal. The sentence came down in September, as she was among the first parents ensnared in FBI-dubbed operation Varsity Blues to plead guilty.

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