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Stars in College Bribery Scandal Lawyer Up

Huffman, Loughlin hire high-powered Boston lawyers

(Newser) - Celebrity parents accused of trying to buy college admission for their children have bought themselves some top-notch legal representation. Felicity Huffman and Lori Loughlin have hired some of the most high-powered lawyers in Boston, where they have been charged with conspiracy to commit mail fraud in connection with the scandal,... More »

Loughlin, Huffman Named in $500B Lawsuit

That's with a B. As in billion

(Newser) - A California mom is suing Lori Loughlin, Felicity Huffman, and others allegedly involved in the college admissions scandal—for no less than $500 billion, the LA Times reports. Jennifer Kay Toy of Oakland alleges in her suit that conspirators kept her son, Joshua Toy, from getting into several universities: "... More »

One Celeb Isn't Sympathetic to Parents in College Scandal

Olivia Munn mocks the idea of 'I went to Harvard to be an Instagrammer'

(Newser) - Felicity Huffman and Lori Loughlin are in serious hot water over the college-admissions scandal , but they're not getting any sympathy from a fellow actress. Though she didn't mention those two by name, Olivia Munn took to task the parents accused of resorting to illegal means to get their... More »

7 Jarring Quotes From College-Admissions Scandal

Including Felicity Huffman's light tone of 'ruh ro' about a glitch

(Newser) - The jarring college-admissions scandal is still reverberating, and some of the quotes cited in the affidavit continue to resonate as well. Here are 7 examples, gleaned from the Washington Post , the AP , Vox , Good Housekeeping , and others:
  • Felicity Huffman: “Ruh Ro!” the actress wrote in an email to
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Judge to Loughlin in Bribery Case: You Can Go

The Hollywood actor is released on $1M bond

(Newser) - A federal judge says Full House actress Lori Loughlin can be released after posting $1 million bond in a case in which she and her husband are accused of paying bribes to get their daughters into college, the AP reports. Loughlin stood with her lawyer in the Los Angeles courtroom... More »

Full House Episode 'Eerily Similar' to Real Life for Loughlin

'Aunt Becky' 'fessed up to scheme to get her kids into elite preschool in recently unearthed airing

(Newser) - First an awkward interview with William H. Macy resurfaced after his wife, actress Felicity Huffman, was indicted in a major college-admissions scandal. Now an episode of Full House has emerged that's sure to prove cringeworthy to actress Lori Loughlin, also indicted Tuesday. The Week reports that in early 1993,... More »

Heads Roll at Schools After Admissions Scam Unveiled

Stanford, USC fire some who were charged

(Newser) - The college admissions scheme in which actresses Lori Loughlin, Felicity Huffman, and dozens of others are accused has already caused heads to roll at at least two of the involved colleges, CNN reports. Stanford University fired head sailing coach John Vandemoer just before he pleaded guilty to racketeering conspiracy in... More »

Interview With Huffman's Husband Now Pretty Awkward

William H. Macy spoke of 'stressful' admissions process in January

(Newser) - It's the biggest college admissions bribery case the DOJ has ever prosecuted, and it has snared some pretty big names: Actresses Felicity Huffman and Lori Loughlin were among those indicted for mail fraud Tuesday in an alleged bribery scam . The latest:
  • A name fit for Hollywood: The investigation is
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Hollywood Celebs Accused in College Admissions Scam

Lori Loughlin and Felicity Huffman among those facing charges

(Newser) - A new scandal has emerged involving Hollywood celebs, but it's one you might not have expected. Actresses Felicity Huffman and Lori Loughlin are among those accused of participating in college-admissions fraud on behalf of their children, reports NBC News . Essentially, wealthy parents used shady tactics including bribes, made-up sports... More »

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