Twitter Roasts Full House’s Aunt Becky For Involvement in College Admissions Scandal

Lewis Collier
March 14, 2019

"One Twitter user noted: "@Sephora Ban products from that elitist lying & cheating @oliviajadee & her family. Loughlin has projects slated through November in our neighbor to the North, after which the judge has ordered her to surrender her passport on December 19.

Fifty people, including Hollywood stars Felicity Huffman and Lori Loughlin, were charged in the scheme in which wealthy parents allegedly bribed college coaches and other insiders to get their children into some of the nation's most selective schools. Prosecutors called it the largest such scandal in USA history. USC said Tuesday two employees, a senior associate athletic director and women's water polo coach - were fired in connection with the scandal. Gabriel Olsen/Getty Images for Sephora CollectionWhat did Olivia Jade's parents do?

The mastermind of the scheme, William "Rick" Singer, on Tuesday pleaded guilty to racketeering charges.

Some spent between $200,000 and $6.5 million to guarantee admissions for their children, FBI Special Agent Joseph Bonavolonta said.

The conspiracy allegedly included bribing entrance exam administrators to allow test takers to take exams in the place of students or to correct students' answers, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office for the District of MA. Over 40 parents to college-bound students have been charged of the alleged scheme.

In some cases, though not all, Singer ensured the child was oblivious to the cheating.

Huffman also discussed the scheme in a recorded phone call with a cooperating witness, the complaint says. I got everything I needed from Amazon with @primestudent and had it all shipped to me in just two-days.

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Parents made their payments to a sham charity Singer ran, prosecutors said, which also allowed them to take a fraudulent tax write-off. The sham charity, the Key Worldwide Foundation, purported to help provide an education to "underprivileged students". "Your parents' actions robbed a student from a position at this university".

Applicants in the current admissions cycle who are connected to the scheme alleged by the government will be denied admission to USC. Giannulli posted bond, also $1 million, and was released on the same day.

Though the $28, six-color Olivia Jade x Sephora Collection Bronze & Illuminate Palette is now out of stock, commenters are sounding off on the product page and social media, berating the teen and begging Sephora to cut ties with the beauty influencer.

She often touts brands in paid ads on her accounts, and since last fall has incorporated her student life at USC.

"Full House" actor Lori Loughlin and the former head of financial firm Pimco are due to face criminal charges on Wednesday related to a $25 million scheme to help wealthy Americans secure places for their children in top USA colleges.

"Desperate Housewives" star Felicity Huffman, who has also been implicated in the scandal, was arrested by Federal Bureau of Investigation agents at her home on Tuesday and later released on bail.

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