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EntertainmentHallmark Channel cuts ties to Lori Loughlin

21:40  14 march  2019
21:40  14 march  2019 Source:   ap.org

Felicity Huffman, Lori Loughlin Among Dozens Charged in College Entrance Exam Scandal

Felicity Huffman, Lori Loughlin Among Dozens Charged in College Entrance Exam Scandal Several NCAA D-1 college coaches have also been charged in the scandal. Documents show those indicted allegedly paid millions in bribes to get their children into elite colleges. Those colleges include Yale, Stanford and the University of Southern California. Loughlin and husband, Mossimo Giannulli, are accused of paying $500,000 to USC in exchange for having their two daughters designated as recruits to the college's crew team — even though they did not participate in crew — thereby guaranteeing their admission in the college, according to documents. The FBI and U.S.

Hallmark Channel cuts ties to Lori Loughlin© The Associated Press FILE - In this Aug. 13, 2017 file photo, actress Lori Loughlin, center, poses with her daughters Bella, left, and Olivia Jade at the Teen Choice Awards in Los Angeles. The FBI says actress Lori Loughlin has been taken into custody in connection with a scheme in which wealthy parents paid bribes to get their children into top colleges. FBI spokeswoman Laura Eimiller said Loughlin was in custody Wednesday morning in Los Angeles. She is scheduled to appear in court there in the afternoon. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)

Hallmark says it is cutting ties with actress Lori Loughlin following her arrest in a sprawling college admissions scam case.

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'Full House' fans express shock as Lori Loughlin is indicted in college admissions bribery case After Lori Loughlin's name was revealed as part of an admissions bribery case, "Full House" fans have been responding to the news on social media. "Desperate Housewives" star Felicity Huffman was also indicted, but Loughlin's "Full House" character Aunt Becky appeared to get even more attention on Twitter. © Frazer Harrison, Getty Images Lori Loughlin on Feb. 28, 2019. "I can't stop laughing at how Lori Loughllin is implicated in a federal mail fraud scandal and the thing that's trending is 'Aunt Becky,' " one person tweeted.

In a statement Thursday, the parent company of the Hallmark Channel says it was "saddened" by the recent allegations.

Hallmark Channel cuts ties to Lori Loughlin© 2018 Amanda Edwards Actress Lori Loughlin arrives at the Hallmark Channel 'Once Upon A Christmas Miracle' screening and holiday party at 189 by Dominique Ansel on December 4, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Amanda Edwards/Getty Images) Hallmark Cards Inc. says it will no longer working with Loughlin and has stopped development of all productions involving her.

Loughlin is a big presence for Hallmark and its Crown Media Family Networks channels that include the flagship Hallmark Channel.

She's been a longtime star of the channel's Christmas movies and is also is in its "Garage Sale Mysteries" movies and the series "When Calls the Heart."

Could Lori Loughlin and Felicity Huffman Serve Prison Time for Alleged College Admissions Scam?

Could Lori Loughlin and Felicity Huffman Serve Prison Time for Alleged College Admissions Scam? Could Lori Loughlin and Felicity Huffman Serve Prison Time?

Loughlin's lawyer Perry Visconti did not immediately reply to an email requesting comment.

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Lori Loughlin's daughter Olivia Jade was aboard USC official's yacht in Bahamas when mom was charged: reports.
Lori Loughlin's daughter Olivia Jade was spending spring break on a USC official's yacht when her mother was charged Tuesday for her involvement in a college admissions scheme, reports said. Jade, 19, was on Rick Caruso's luxury yacht Invictus in the Bahamas, a report said. Caruso is chairman of USC's Board of Trustees. Jade, who currently attends USC, was with Caruso's daughter Gianna and several other friends, the outlet reported. "My daughter and a group of students left for spring break prior to the government's announcement yesterday," Caruso told TMZ.

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