Felicity Huffman 'Humbled' by 14-Day Sentence: She Hopes 'Public Will Give Her a Second Chance'
Felicity Huffman Feels ‘Humbled’ by 14 Day Sentence
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issued a long statement of apology on Friday after receiving 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.
Felicity Huffman Likely to Serve Majority of 14-Day Jail Sentence: Expert
Felicity Huffman Likely to Serve Most of 14-Day Sentence: Expert
Read her full statement below.
I accept the court’s decision today without reservation. I have always been prepared to accept whatever punishment Judge Talwani imposed. I broke the law. I have admitted that and I pleaded guilty to this crime. There are no excuses or justifications for my actions. Period.
I would like to apologize again to my daughter, my husband, my family and the educational community for my actions. And I especially want to apologize to the students who work hard every day to get into college, and to their parents who make tremendous sacrifices supporting their children.
I have learned a lot over the last six months about my flaws as a person. My goal now is to serve the sentence that the court has given me. I look forward to doing my community service hours and making a positive impact on my community. I also plan to continue making contributions wherever I can well after those service hours are completed.
I can promise you that in the months and years to come that I will try and live a more honest life, serve as a better role model for my daughters and family and continue to contribute my time and energies wherever I am needed.
My hope now is that my family, my friends and my community will forgive me for my actions.
Case Maxime Hamou: Henry Leconte apologizes on Eurosport
Henry Leconte reacted to the controversial sequence of his show, Avantage Leconte, in which the journalist Maly Thomas was attacked by the tennis player Maxime Hamou.
"Our reaction live was not appropriate". Monday, while the, on the set of the show , ... Rigole. The former tennis player even went so far as to describe the gesture as "fabulous" before applauding the scene.
His reaction was shocked, on Twitter, and resulted in many criticisms. The principal was accused of not defending his sister, and even encouraging the sexual assault that took place before his eyes. He finally decided to speak on his show tonight to apologize.
In a short speech, he states: "Before I started, I wanted to go back to last night's incident, concerning the duplex with our journalist Maly Thomas and the player Maxime Hamou, and I wanted to make it clear that we did not endorse this. type of behavior, Maly is a great professional who deserves an apology. "
He also states: "Our live reaction was also not appropriate, we should have intervened quickly, and we apologize to the viewers who may have been affected." Apologies too low, for many Internet users, who believe that the reaction of the host did not measure up to this incident.
The Eurosport group has also made a statement in which it denounces the incident: "The interviewee's behavior was totally inappropriate and we do not condone such conduct.Maly is a highly respected journalist and we are satisfied to see an apology, and we apologize to the viewers who may have been shocked by this footage. "
William H. Macy Is 'Concerned' About Felicity Huffman's Well-Being as She Awaits Prison: Source .
William H. Macy 'Concerned' About Wife Felicity HuffmanAccording to a family source, Macy, 69, who is continuing to act and direct for his Showtime series Shameless, is thankful the sentencing is over, but “continues to worry about his wife’s well-being.