Last year, Full House actress Lori Loughlin got caught (along with several others) trying to scam her kids' way into college. In August, she was sentenced to two months in prison, two years of supervised release, 100 hours of community service, and a $150,000, because no one's ever actually punished when they're rich. — Read the rest
In light of current events, actor Lori Loughlin and her husband Mossimo Giannulli were probably hoping that federal prosecutors would forget about the upcoming criminal trial against them for allegedly cheating to give their progeny front-of-the-line passes to the prestigious University of Southern California. — Read the rest
Prosecutors released one of the make-believe athletic resumes that Lori Loughlin, aka Aunt Becky, manufactured to get her daughters into USC. Although neither daughter ever rowed a boat for any team, both pretended to be on crew teams when applying to college. — Read the rest
In this 1984 TV commercial for Coleco's failed Adam home computer, Lori Laughlin observes a young fellow able to power through his school assignment thanks to the magic of word processing. Laughlin asks, "Is that legal?" Ahem.
Do tabloid editors even read what their reporters write? It's hard to imagine, given the disconnect between headlines and the barely-detectable trace elements of facts contained in the stories beneath them.
"Alex Trebek — Lung & Liver Surgery" reports the cover story of this week's National Enquirer. — Read the rest
Yesterday, news broke out that the Feds had uncovered the biggest college admissions scandal in US history. This involved over 30 families, including the families of actresses Felicity Huffman and Lori Loughlin. But now, it looks like the scandal has blown up into something much much bigger. — Read the rest
Yesterday, federal authorities announced 50 indictments of college personnel, wealthy parents, and fixers who ran a multi-million-dollar bribery ring that ensured that the slow, plodding, undeserving fruit of wealthy grifters' loins could be admitted to the top universities in America.
Felicity Huffman is speaking out about her involvement in the College Admissions Scandal in a way intended to generate some sympathy and call attention to the charity she served her community service with, where she now sits on the board.
Everything Huffman says makes me believe she learned nothing through this process. — Read the rest
They put the hype in hyperbole. They put the tat in overstatement. They put the mountain in molehill.
This week's tabloids put the retch in stretching the truth, with sickening disregard for the facts.
What is "Destroying Hollywood?" According to the Globe, it's the Michael Jackson child molestation scandal, in which superstars Barbra Streisand and Diana Ross both expressed support for the late pop idol, only to buckle under savage criticism and emphasized their sympathy for any victims of pedophilia. — Read the rest
Buzzfeed's Julia Reinstein reports that Yale "has rescinded admission for a student whose family allegedly paid $1.2 Million to get her into the school."