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‘Fuller House’ Cast Says Family Sticks Together Amid Lori Loughlin Mess

The cast of “Fuller House” had a grown-up message for children in an apparent reference to the college admissions scandal that has engulfed former co-star Lori Loughlin. Actresses Candace Cameron Bure (who plays D.J. Tanner-Fuller), Jodie Sweetin (Stephanie Tanner) and Andrea Barber (Kimmy Gibbler) preached the value of family while accepting the award for favorite funny TV show at the Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards on Saturday. “This family has a lot of heart,” Barber said. Cameron Bure added: “And where there’s a lot of heart, there’s a lot of love. And a loving family sticks together no matter what.” “They stick together through the hard times” and “they stand by their side no matter how tough it gets,” she continued. Some interpreted Cameron Bure’s remarks, in the video above, as an e...

Dr. Dre Boasts Daughter Got Into USC ‘On Her Own’ — After A $70 Million Donation

Hip-hopper Dr. Dre gushed on Instagram that daughter Truly Young just got into the University of Southern California “all on her own.” He was taking a shot at celebrity parents, like Lori Loughlin, recently busted for allegedly paying bribes to get their children into top universities. Dre failed to mention that he and his producer donated $70 million to USC. “No jail time!!!!” smirked Dre (real name Andre Young), who posed in the Instagram photo with his daughter holding her acceptance letter. He removed the post Sunday after blowback about the hefty donation. Screen Shot/Dr Dre Instagram Dre and his producer Jimmy Iovine gave $70 million to USC in 2013 to create the Jimmy Iovine and Andre Young Academy for Arts, Technology and the Business of Innovation, according to a university press r...

Lori Loughlin’s Old Claim About Not Harming Her Children Comes Back To Haunt Her

An old interview in which actress Lori Loughlin said she would never do anything that her children “have to pay the price for” is going viral in the wake of her alleged involvement in the college admissions bribery scandal. The “Full House” star told the Christian Broadcasting Network in 2014 that she was “always very thoughtful about projects that I chose for myself.” “I would say to myself, ‘Can my father watch this?’ If my father couldn’t watch it, I didn’t do it,” she explained. “And then when I had children, I always thought, I don’t want to do anything that one day might rear its ugly head and my children have to pay the price for that.” Loughlin, who was raised Catholic, said her faith allowed her to know  “we’re going to work this out” when faced with struggles. “Like it’s going to...

Julia Roberts Nails What Could Be Saddest Part Of College Admissions Scandal

One of the saddest parts of the college admissions scandal? Actress Julia Roberts says it’s that the raft of parents who allegedly paid bribes to secure prestigious school spots for their kids didn’t truly believe in their children. That’s the Oscar-winner’s take on the scheme, which has seen dozens of people including “Full House” actress Lori Loughlin and “Desperate Housewives” star Felicity Huffman charged. “That to me is so sad because I feel, from an outsider, that it says a little bit, ‘I don’t have enough faith in you,’” said Roberts, who was promoting the movie “Ben Is Back,” on ITV show “Lorraine” on Monday. Roberts and her cinematographer husband, Daniel Moder, tried to “live a very normal experience” with their three children and didn’t want them “to have to have some of the sam...

Lori Loughlin Kept Joking How Much She Spent On Daughter’s Education

It was a joke then, but nobody’s laughing now. “Full House” actress Lori Loughlin, one of the prominent names in the college admissions bribery scandal, quipped about the cost of daughter Olivia Jade Giannulli’s education in a 2017 video. The comments carry extra resonance now. Loughlin and husband Mossimo Giannulli were charged with paying $500,000 so Olivia Jade and her sister Isabella Rose could be falsely portrayed as crew athletes to gain admission to the University of Southern California. In the video below, posted Dec. 22, 2017, Olivia Jade quizzes her mom about “Slang Terms of 2017” and notes the Nick Crompton line “England is my city” from the Jake Paul song, “It’s Everyday Bro.” In a segment that begins around the 5:10 mark, Loughlin notes that England is not a city, and Olivia J...

John Stamos Shares Baby Laugh For A ‘Smile’ Amid Lori Loughlin Scandal

The 55-year-old actor, who played Uncle Jesse on the family sitcom and then reprised his role for “Fuller House,” posted a video of his 11-month-old son, Billy, laughing at the slightest provocation. “For those of us who just need a good smile right now. xo,” Stamos wrote. It’s adorable. People noted that it prompted another co-star, Candace Cameron Bure, who played DJ Tanner on the sitcom, to comment, “I definitely needed this right now.” Whether or not Stamos’ post was responding to the current admissions scandal, the “Fuller House” cast could use a reason to smile right now. Loughlin and her husband are accused of paying $500,000 for their daughters to be falsely portrayed as athletes so they could be admitted into USC. The bribery scandal involves several prominent parents allegedly sc...

Hallmark Cuts Ties With Lori Loughlin Amid College Cheating Scandal

The Hallmark Channel’s parent company, Crown Media, has decided to sever its relationship with Lori Loughlin after federal authorities charged the actress in connection with an elite nationwide college cheating scheme this week. Best known for playing Aunt Becky on the long-running sitcom “Full House” in the 1990s ― and then again in the Netflix revival ― Loughlin has been a staple of Hallmark Channel programming in recent years. She starred in the network’s period drama “When Calls the Heart,” beginning in 2014 and regularly appeared on “Garage Sale Mysteries,” a series of crime drama flicks made for television, along with a number of Christmas movies for the channel.  Loughlin surrendered to law enforcement Wednesday, one day after the FBI announced it indicted dozens of people allegedly...

Lori Loughlin’s Daughter Vacationed On USC Trustee’s Yacht As Scandal Broke

She sunned while her parents faced charges that they sinned. The daughter of actress Lori Loughlin reportedly was vacationing in the Bahamas on the yacht of Rick Caruso, chairman of the University of Southern California Board of Trustees, as her parents were named Tuesday in a federal indictment accusing them of scamming to get their daughters into the school. Loughlin’s daughter, USC freshman Olivia Jade Giannulli, was spending a holiday break with Caruso’s daughter, Gianna, also a USC freshman, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Caruso owns a 216-foot vessel called Invictus. Neither the students nor Caruso are accused of any wrongdoing, but Loughlin and her husband are among dozens of well-heeled people federal authorities charged with paying up to $6 million in bribes to get their off...

Lori Loughlin Free After Posting $1 Million Bond In College Admissions Scam

Actress Lori Loughlin is free on a $1 million bond after appearing in federal court in Los Angeles on Wednesday in relation to her alleged participation in an elite college admission scheme. Like her fashion designer husband, Mossimo Giannulli, who is also a suspect in the scam, Loughlin was allowed to put up her home as collateral to secure the bond, according to TMZ. The actress was allowed to retain her passport for her work on a film project in British Columbia, NBC News reported. She will have to surrender her passport in December when her projects in Canada are completed, according to TMZ. Loughlin and her husband are among dozens of people that the FBI says allegedly paid up to $6 million in bribes to ensure that their children were accepted to schools such as Yale and Georgetown. T...

Lori Loughlin’s Daughter In USC Video: ‘I Don’t Really Care About School’

Maybe the alleged hefty bribe wasn’t worth it. The daughter of Lori Loughlin, the “Full House” actress accused with her husband of paying $500,000 to fraudulently get their girls admitted to the University of Southern California, said in a video posted last year that she didn’t care about school but wanted to experience “game days” and “partying.” Olivia Jade Giannulli, a social media star with millions of followers on Instagram and YouTube, complained when she started school in fall 2018 that her travel plans for Fiji and New York for work might interfere with her USC classes.  “I don’t know how much of school I’m gonna attend but I’m gonna go in and talk to my deans and everyone, and hope that I can try and balance it all,” she says in comments about “the whole college thing.” (Watch at ...

Rob Lowe Deletes Tweet About ‘Honest Sons’ Amid College Admissions Scandal

Actor Rob Lowe chimed in on the college admissions fraud scandal involving fellow actors Lori Loughlin of “Full House” and Felicity Huffman of “Desperate Housewives.” But he apparently deleted his tweet, suggesting he didn’t think the message came off as he wanted.  “Very proud of my honest, hardworking sons,” Lowe wrote in a retweet of comments from his son, John, who noted how hard he worked to get into Stanford, even if he did have the means to afford tutoring and test prep programs. John Lowe wrote that he was disgusted that deserving students could lose out to cheating in attending a dream school. He shared a photo of his graduation day with his actor dad and brother Matthew, a Duke grad, writing: “Still proud of this achievement. Happy for everyone out there who earned their accompli...

‘Aunt Becky’ Jokes Abound Over Lori Loughlin College Admission Scheme Indictment

Whatever happened to predictability?! As reports broke that actress Lori Loughlin was one of dozens of people charged by the FBI in an elite college admission scheme, many Twitter users began sharing jokes in reference to the former “Full House” star’s character: Aunt Becky.  While the jokes are hilarious, the charges are not. Loughlin was allegedly part of a scheme of more than 40 defendants who paid up to $6 million in bribes to ensure their children were accepted to schools such as Yale, Stanford, Georgetown and Harvard.  As Loughlin’s TV husband, Uncle Jessie, would say: Have mercy. At any rate, while that story continues to develop, let’s enjoy more Aunt Becky jokes, shall we?  Honestly if it turns out Aunt Becky is deeply enmeshed in the bagmen culture of college basketball everythin...

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