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Lori Loughlin Agrees To Two Months In Prison After Pleading Guilty In College Admissions Scandal

By Whitney Vasquez

Lori Loughlin better get used to the color orange. The "Fuller House" star has agreed to serve two months in prison after pleading guilty to the conspiracy charges in the college admissions scandal that rocked the nation last year. The news was announced by the Department of Justice Thursday morning and according to the terms of the agreement, which is still waiting for the judge's approval, Loughlin will spend two months in prison while her husband, Mossimo Giannulli, will serve five months.

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The Terms:


The 55-year-old actress will plead guilty to one count of conspiracy to commit wire and mail fraud. Her fashion designer husband will admit to one count of conspiracy to commit wire and mail fraud and honest services wire and mail fraud. In the agreement, prison won't be the only thing that Loughlin faces. Under the terms, she has also agreed to a hefty fine of $150k as well as two years of supervised release and has to do community service. Giannulli's fine is much higher.

Prison, Fines & Community Service:


Besides serving five months in prison, the fashion designer has agreed to pay a $250k fine, two years of supervised release like his wife, and a whopping 250 hours of community service. “Under the plea agreements filed today, these defendants will serve prison terms reflecting their respective roles in a conspiracy to corrupt the college admissions process and which are consistent with prior sentences in this case. We will continue to pursue accountability for undermining the integrity of college admissions,” United States Attorney Andrew E. Lelling revealed in a statement.

The College Scandal:

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Lori Loughlin and Mossimo Giannulli, who tied the knot in 1997, are accused of paying $500,000 to college admissions consultant William "Rick" Singer to get their daughters — one of whom is YouTube star Olivia Jade — admitted to the University of Southern California as sham recruits for the crew team, even though neither of them ever participated in the sport. Actress Felicity Huffman was also caught up in the scandal and only ordered a two-week sentence for her involvement regarding her daughter. She only served eleven days.

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