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Entertainment Felicity Huffman Smiles as She Begins Community Service Following Prison Release

18:45  04 november  2019
18:45  04 november  2019 Source:   etonline.com

Felicity Huffman begins prison sentence for college admissions scam

  Felicity Huffman begins prison sentence for college admissions scam The actress will spend 14 days inside a federal lockup outside of San Francisco.The "Desperate Housewives" star surrendered to authorities at the Federal Correctional Institution in Dublin, California, which is about 40 miles east of San Francisco, her representative said.

Felicity Huffman has begun her community service hours following her 11-day prison sentence for her involvement in the college admissions scandal. Felicity Huffman Released From Prison After 11 Days. "I also plan to continue making contributions wherever I can well after those service hours

Felicity Huffman is seen wearing a prison jumpsuit while serving her sentence in Dublin She will ultimately serve 13 days in prison because of time credited for the day she spent in federal I have broken the law, deceived the educational community , betrayed my daughter and failed my family."

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Felicity Huffman is beginning her court-mandated community service.

The 56-year-old actress was spotted in Los Angeles, California, on Sunday, where she appeared to be starting her required 250 hours of community service.

Wearing jeans and a black turtleneck -- which she paired with a matching headband, flats, and sunglasses -- a smiling Huffman was spotted leaving The Teen Project building in L.A. after spending three hours there. According to the organization's website, it serves at risk homeless and sex trafficked young women, many of whom are from foster care.

Prior to her release from prison, a source told ET that Huffman was looking forward to getting to do her community service hours and making an impact on the community.

Felicity Huffman Is Scheduled to Be Released from Prison on October 27 After Serving 13 Days

  Felicity Huffman Is Scheduled to Be Released from Prison on October 27 After Serving 13 Days Felicity Huffman's Release from Prison Set for Oct. 27According to the Federal Bureau of Prisons inmate locator, Huffman, 56, will finish her sentencing on Oct. 27 — exactly 13 days after she reported to the Federal Correctional Institution in Dublin, Calif. on Oct. 15.

Felicity Huffman is continuing to spend time with her husband, William H. Macy, following her prison release . This was the second time the couple have been seen stepping out since Huffman ’s release from prison on Friday, Oct.

Community service ? Felicity Huffman was seen Sunday at The Teen Project, a center in Los Angeles which serves at risk homeless and sex trafficked On her own: The actress appeared alone as she left the building. Casual: She wore cropped skinny jeans, scalloped flats, and a black sweater.

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The sighting came just over a week after Huffman was released from prison for her role in the college admissions scandal. In addition to completing her 11 days in prison and serving her community service hours, Huffman is currently on one year of supervised release and will have to pay a $30,000 fine.

The Desperate Housewives star admitted to paying $15,000 to help get her eldest daughter, Sophia, into an elite college by cheating on the SAT. She formally pleaded guilty to charges of mail fraud and honest services mail fraud back in April.

In a statement after her sentencing, Huffman said she accepted the court's decision and took full responsibility for her actions.

"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," read Huffman's statement in part. "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."

Alfre Woodard on Felicity Huffman: I’ll ‘Always Support’ My Former Costar

  Alfre Woodard on Felicity Huffman: I’ll ‘Always Support’ My Former Costar Alfre Woodard on Felicity Huffman: I’ll ‘Always Support’ My Former Costar“She’s my friend. I love her. I always support her,” Woodard, 66, told Us Weekly and other reporters of Huffman, 56, at Apple TV+’s See World Premiere at Los Angeles’ Fox Regency Village Theater on Monday, October 21. “We’re all doing the best we can, we’re making it up as we go. And, you know, that’s what friends do. You keep your hand reached out.

Actress Felicity Huffman was released Friday from a federal prison in Dublin, California, after serving 11 days of a two-week sentence for her role in the college admissions scam, according to the Bureau of Prisons . Huffman reported to federal prison October 15, according to a representative.

Actress Felicity Huffman was sentenced as part of the largest college admissions scandal in U.S. history. U.S. Attorney Andrew Lelling recommended earlier this month that Huffman serve one month in prison , serve 12 months of supervised release and pay a ,000 fine.

Huffman's first post-prison sighting came late last month when she and her husband, William H. Macy, were photographed visiting the Spring Street Courthouse in L.A.

Here's more on the actress' life post-prison:

Felicity Huffman and William H. Macy Spotted for First Time Since Her Prison Release .
The couple was photographed visiting a superior courthouse in Los Angeles, California, on Monday.Huffman, 56, was released from the Federal Correctional Institution in Dublin, California, on Friday, where she served 11 days for her role in the college admissions scandal.

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