Felicity Huffman Issues Apology After Receiving Prison Sentence: ‘There Are No Excuses’
Felicity Huffman issued a long statement of apology on Friday after receiving a two-week prison sentence for paying to illegally boost her daughter’s SAT score. In the statement, Huffman, in addition to saying she accepts the court’s decision, acknowledges and apologizes to other parents fighting to get their children into college. Along with the prison sentence, Huffman will also have to pay a $30,000 fine and serve 250 hours of community service and a year of probation. © Steven Senne/AP/Shutterstock Read her full statement below. I accept the court’s decision today without reservation.
Actress Felicity Huffman was sentenced as part of the largest college admissions scandal in U.S. history. Huffman , 56, will report to prison on October 25, and the Bureau of Prisons will decide the facility . U.S. District Judge Indira Talwani also ruled that Huffman will serve one year probation, pay
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Felicity Huffman might spend her two-week prison stint in the Bay Area.
When the award-winning actress who starred in “Desperate Housewives” was sentenced Friday to 14 days in federal prison for fraud in a wide-reaching college admissions scandal, her attorney asked the judge to recommend Huffman be designated to a low-security facility in Dublin, according to the U.S. attorney’s office in Massachusetts.
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Felicity Huffman is sentenced to 14 days in prison for the college admissions scandal. The actress' prison was sued over alleged sexual abuse of an Officer At Huffman ’s Prison Accused Of Sexually Abusing Inmate. The actress has been sentenced to 14 days at FCI Dublin for the admissions scandal.
Felicity Huffman may only have two weeks behind bars, but the actress hopes to spend it in style. The facility is known to locals as “Chateau Dublin ” and is located in a temperate part of Northern As The Inquisitr reported, Huffman was sentenced in a federal court in Boston on Friday for her role in
Huffman, 56, was the first of 34 parents sentenced in the nationwide college bribery scandal after she paid $15,000 to illegally boost her daughter’s SAT scores. Fifty-one people have been charged in the elaborate scheme that illustrated what some wealthy and well-connected parents have done to get their children into schools like Yale, Stanford and UCLA. Huffman was also fined $30,000 and sentenced to 250 hours of community service and a year of supervised release.
The federal Bureau of Prisons will decide where Huffman will serve her sentence, a spokeswoman for the U.S. attorney’s office in Massachusetts said. No date has been scheduled for the bureau to make a decision.
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Now that Felicity Huffman has been sentenced to 14 days in prison for her role in a massive college admissions scam, attention has turned to where she'll In federal court in Boston on Friday, Huffman ’s attorney requested that the the actress be allowed to spend her 14-day prison sentence at a federal
The actress Felicity Huffman left a federal courthouse in Boston on Friday beside her husband, the actor William H. Macy, left.CreditCreditScott Eisen In the end, a federal judge in Boston sentenced Ms. Huffman to 14 days in a federal prison on Friday. She was the first parent to face punishment in
The Dublin facility has 1,235 female inmates, according to its.
A spokesman for Huffman, who pleaded guilty in May to a single count of conspiracy and fraud, could not be immediately reached for comment.
Prosecutors recommended Huffman be sentenced to a month in prison.
Huffman apologized to many people during the sentencing hearing, including her daughter.
“I can only say I am so sorry, Sophia,” Huffman said. “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 ever imagine. I now see all the things that led me down this road, but ultimately none of the reasons matter, because at the end of the day I had a choice. I could have said, ‘No.’”
The Associated Press contributed to this story.
Alejandro Serrano is a San Francisco Chronicle staff writer. Email:Twitter @serrano_alej
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