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Crime Lori Loughlin’s Daughters Will Be Called to Testify If She Doesn't Change Plea

11:35  22 january  2020
11:35  22 january  2020 Source:   usmagazine.com

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Lori Loughlin and her husband Mossimo Giannulli have been worried about their legal fates for months now, but it’ s possible According to Rahmani, there’ s a strong chance that Olivia Jade and Isabella will at least be called as witnesses in their Will Lori Loughlin Change Her 'Not Guilty' Plea ?

Lori Loughlin’s daughters, Bella Rose Giannulli and Olivia Jade Giannulli, will be called to testify in college admissions case if their mother doesn’t change her plea to guilty, a source tells Us Weekly exclusively.

Lori Loughlin et al. posing for a photo: Olivia Jade, Lori Loughlin and Bella Giannulli attend The Women's Cancer Research Fund hosts An Unforgettable Evening on February 28, 2019 at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel in Los Angeles, California. © Rob Latour/Shutterstock Olivia Jade, Lori Loughlin and Bella Giannulli attend The Women's Cancer Research Fund hosts An Unforgettable Evening on February 28, 2019 at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel in Los Angeles, California.

“Lori has been told by the legal team that the United States Attorney’s Office will use her daughters as star witnesses in hopes of securing a conviction,” the source tells Us, noting that the 55-year-old actress’ daughters “had their world turned upside down when their parents were indicted.”

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After pleading not guilty, Loughlin is reportedly now worried that her daughters , Olivia Jade and Isabella Giannulli, could be called upon to testify . In the days since Loughlin and her husband, Mossimo Giannulli, entered a not guilty plea , their daughter Isabella appears to have deleted her

Loughlin reportedly then asked her lawyers if there was anything that could be done to prevent their testimony. ' She was told there wasn' t unless there was a change from not guilty to guilty,' the source told the news site. 'Accepting a plea bargain would be the only solution.' Loughlin and Giannulli have

The source notes that Loughlin “asked if there was anything that could be done to prevent the girls from testifying.”

“She was told there wasn’t unless there was a change from not guilty to guilty,” the source explained. “Accepting a plea bargain would be the only solution.”

Loughlin and husband Mossimo Giannulli have both pleaded not guilty to charges of fraud, money laundering and bribery for allegedly paying to have daughters Bella, 21, and Olivia, 20, admitted to the University of Southern California as crew recruits, despite the fact that they are not involved in the sport.

a group of people standing next to a man in a suit and tie: Lori Loughlin and Mossimo Giannulli Daughters Expected to Testify © Provided by US Weekly Lori Loughlin and Mossimo Giannulli Daughters Expected to Testify

“The girls seem to grasp the severity of the situation and are taking it very seriously. Prosecutors plan on asking Bella about the photo she took on a rowing machine prior to being admitted,” the source says. “Bella did so at the direction of her parents.”

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Her Daughters May Have To Testify . According to a report fro US Weekly, Loughlin ' s daughters Olivia Jade and Bella Giannulli are "really upset" with Loughlin dragging the incident to trial after pleading not guilty, as the girls have been dealing it with tons of negative attention since the crimes

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The source adds that the aspiring actress and the YouTuber “could invoke the fifth amendment if their lawyers advise it” and refuse to testify. (The fifth amendment states that “no person shall be held to answer for a capital, or otherwise infamous crime, unless on a presentment or indictment of a Grand Jury.”)

The source concluded: “They don’t want to be in the crosshairs of this mess more than they already are.”

A second source previously told Us that Bella and Olivia were upset with their mother for backing out of a plea deal in November 2019. “She knows she has caused so much damage to her daughters’ lives and reputations and knows a trial would only make it worse,” the source said at the time.

While both girls are no longer enrolled at USC, Olivia — who lost a lucrative makeup deal with Sephora amid the scandal made a return to YouTube last month after eight months of not posting any videos for her nearly two million subscribers.

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Lori Loughlin may be “about to break” amid the college admissions scandal, but she is not changing her plea and seems intent on going to trial. If the case does go to trial, experts think it’ s likely that Olivia and Bella would be called to testify . Olivia allegedly took a picture on a rowing machine and

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“Obviously, I’ve been gone for a really long time and as much as I wish I could talk about all of this, it’s really hard for me to say this, just because I know that it’s something that needs to be addressed,” the beauty influencer said in her first video back. “It’s just, unfortunately, also why I didn’t know exactly when I should come back to YouTube but the reason for that is just ’cause I’m legally not allowed to speak on anything going on right now.”

After sharing an everyday makeup tutorial on December 17, she as gone dark on YouTube again.

Olivia’s lawyer is providing counsel as to what content and topics Olivia can safely discuss,” an insider told Us in December, which includes “staying away from any mention of her parents’ legal troubles.”

The insider added: “Prosecutors could ask Olivia about her decision to return to social media.”

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