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EntertainmentFelicity Huffman Steps Out Smiling Amid College Admissions Scandal

19:25  01 april  2019
19:25  01 april  2019 Source:   etonline.com

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.

Huffman has yet to comment on the college admissions scandal , and has since deleted all of her social media accounts. Late last month, a source told ET that the scandal has definitely affected Huffman 's relationship with her husband, 69-year-old actor William H. Macy. Macy was not charged

" Felicity Huffman Deletes Social Media Accounts Amid College Admissions Scandal ". Entertainment Tonight. ^ Felicity Huffman appeared to be in good spirits on Saturday, when she was spotted out with her youngest daughter, 17-year-old Georgia, in West Hollywood, California.

Felicity Huffman Steps Out Smiling Amid College Admissions Scandal© Bruce/javiles/BACKGRID

Felicity Huffman appeared to be in good spirits on Saturday, when she was spotted out with her youngest daughter, 17-year-old Georgia, in West Hollywood, California.

The 56-year-old actress looked casual during the shopping outing, wearing workout clothes, sneakers and a Chicago Cubs baseball hat. The sighting marks the first time Huffman has been seen publicly since she appeared in court on charges of conspiracy to commit mail fraud and honest services mail fraud on March 12, and was released on a $250,000 bond. The actress was one of 50 people charged in a college admissions cheating scam for allegedly paying $15,000 so that her 18-year-old daughter, Sofia, could cheat on the SAT in order to help get into an elite college.

David Mamet Defends Felicity Huffman For “Unfortunate” Role In Elite College Bribery Scandal

David Mamet Defends Felicity Huffman For “Unfortunate” Role In Elite College Bribery Scandal David Mamet is defending longtime friend Felicity Huffman and her husband, Shameless actor William H. Macy, following the actress’ indictment Tuesday in a wide-reaching college admissions bribery scandal. In an open letter, the Oscar-nominated writer of Wag the Dog and The Verdict wrote that he’s known Huffman for 35 years and is “crazy” about the former Desperate Housewives star and her husband, with whom he started the off-Broadway Atlantic Theatre Company. Huffman and Full House actress Lori Loughlin and 48 other high-profile individuals were indicted in connection with a federal college admissions cheating investigation.

Felicity Huffman Steps Out Smiling Amid College Admissions Scandal . Lori Loughlin and Husband Mossimo Giannulli Spotted Together for the First Time Since College Admissions Scam.

Felicity Huffman sentencing: Prosecutors plan to seek jail time in college admissions scandal : Felicity Huffman Steps Out Smiling Amid College © Charles Krupa/AP Actress Felicity Huffman departs federal court in Boston on Wednesday, April 3, 2019, after facing charges in a nationwide

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Huffman has yet to comment on the college admissions scandal, and has since deleted all of her social media accounts.

Late last month, a source told ET that the scandal has definitely affected Huffman's relationship with her husband, 69-year-old actor William H. Macy. Macy was not charged with any crime related to the college admissions cheating scandal.

"This situation has been very trying on Felicity and William's marriage," the source said. "They love each other but they've been arguing a lot."

"Felicity and William have an incredibly strong marriage but this situation has put a tremendous amount of pressure on them," the source continued. "Their close friends were stunned by the news because they've always seemed like honest, good people, people who would never lie and cheat to get what they wanted. They almost seemed to pride themselves on their honesty."

Julia Roberts Says Admissions Scandal Is 'Sad' Because Parents Didn't Have Faith in Their Kids

Julia Roberts Says Admissions Scandal Is 'Sad' Because Parents Didn't Have Faith in Their Kids Julia Roberts Says College Admission Scandal Is 'So Sad'

The college admissions scam involving Lori Loughlin and Felicity Huffman shows how some rich families use a “side door” to game an already unfair education system. Just the FAQs, USA TODAY. "What most people don't know is if a college finds out a year later or four years later that you lied on

A year ago, the feel-good Hollywood couple Felicity Huffman and William H. Macy made a ,000 donation to the Key Worldwide Foundation. A bookkeeper for the charity wrote back saying that the money would help “provide educational and self-enrichment programs to disadvantaged youth.”.

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Prosecutors plan to seek a sentence of four to ten months' jail time for actress Felicity Huffman for her role in the college admissions scandal, a law enforcement source with knowledge of the investigation said. Huffman was among 13 parents who pleaded guilty last week to a charge of conspiracy to commit fraud. A total of 33 parents, including the "Desperate Housewives" star, have been accused of using their wealth to cheat on standardized tests for their children, and bribe college administrators and coaches who had clout when it came to admissions.

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