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14 Plead Guilty in College Admissions Scandal

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Actress Felicity Huffman, along with twelve other participating parents and one coach, has plead guilty to using fraud and bribery in the multi-million dollar college admissions scandal that shook the country. The affluent group entered their plea Monday in a Boston federal court.

Despite public appeals for prison time, it appears the justice system is going to take it easy on former Desperate Housewives star Felicity Huffman. The actress is facing nearly 20 years for her part in the admissions scandal where she paid $15,000 for SAT testing conditions that facilitated cheating. Yet her guilty plea may have earned her brownie points with federal prosecutors.

According to CNN, Felicity will not face further charges and the prosecution is recommending incarceration at the “low end” of the sentencing range along with other palatable conditions. While there is no clear cut amount of time mention, speculators say Felicity could face as little as 12 to 18 months behind bars, 12 months of supervised release, and a $20,000 fine. Lori Loughlin, on the other hand, is facing a two-year minimum should she take the plea.

While her name was not among the list of other perpetrators to plead guilty, Lori “Aunt Becky” Loughlin and her spouse Mossimo Giannulli have been offered an ultimatum — take the deal or do the time. According to TMZ, the plea deal offered to Loughlin and Giannulli has a higher sentence minimum due to the severity of their crime. Having paid $500,000 for an athletic bribe to a crew coach at USC, the couple is receiving harsher punishment compared to those who just cheated on the Scholastic Aptitude Test. While there’s no indication that Lori or her spouse have taken the deal, time is running out. The duo have a limited time before they face further charges which could raise their prison time.

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Chadwick Boseman Passes Away At 43

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Actor Chadwick Boseman, best known for his role as King T’Challa in the box office smash “Black Panther” passed away from colon cancer Friday.

The actor was first diagnosed with stage 3 cancer in 2016, but remained active in his career with much of his work being released post-diagnosis. A statement from his family confirmed that he continued to work despite his cancer progressing, befitting a man who brought America’s first Black superhero to the silver screen. 

As the news of the actor’s death spread, many took to social media to share their condolences. 

The tributes continue to flood in as news of his passing continues to ripple through. Read the official statement from his family below.

“It is with immeasurable grief that we confirm the passing of Chadwick Boseman.

Chadwick was diagnosed with stage III colon cancer in 2016, and battled with it these last 4 years as it progressed to stage IV.

A true fighter, Chadwick persevered through it all, and brought you many of the films you have come to love so much. From Marshall to Da 5 Bloods, August Wilson’s Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom and several more, all were filmed during and between countless surgeries and chemotherapy.

It was the honor of his career to bring King T’Challa to life in Black Panther. 

He died in his home, with his wife and family by his side.

The family thanks you for your love and prayers, and asks that you continue to respect their privacy during this difficult time.”

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When White Privilege Isn’t Enough to Get Into USC: Lori Loughlin Sentenced to 2 Months in Prison

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Actress Lori Loughlin was sentenced to two months in prison today for her role in the college admissions scandal. If you haven’t followed the 10-month-long saga, Loughlin and her husband Mossimo Giannulli, a fashion designer, plead not guilty to a bribery charge in a college admission scam back in 2019… Because white privilege just isn’t what it used to be.

The two later plead guilty to paying William Rick Singer, the mastermind, $500,000 to guarantee their two daughters a spot at the University of South Carolina.

Loughlin’s sentence came several hours after her husband’s five-month sentence. According to the US Attorney for the District of Massachusetts, Giannulli’s five-month sentence also came with a whopping fine of $250,000 and 250 hours of community service.

“[Giannulli] engaged more frequently with Singer, directed the bribe payments to USC and Singer, and personally confronted his daughter’s high school counselor to prevent the scheme from being discovered, brazenly lying about his daughter’s athletic abilities,” US Attorney Andrew Lelling of Massachusetts said in the memo released on Tuesday. “Loughlin took a less active role, but was nonetheless fully complicit, eagerly enlisting Singer for a second time for her younger daughter, and coaching her daughter not to ‘say too much’ to her high school’s legitimate college counselor, lest he caught on to their [fradulent activity].

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Megan Thee Stallion Confirms Tory Lanez is the Assailant, in Shooting Incident, “Yes, you shot me.” [VIDEO]

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Tonight, the Texas hot girl, Megan thee Stallion, dropped the bomb, naming Tory Lanez as the assailant in the alleged shooting. 

“Yes, you shot me” the “Savage” rapper said on Instagram live. “And you got your publicist going to the blogs lying and shit.”

“I tried to keep this off this internet, but you tried it” she said before recounting the moment that he shot her. “I was walking away.” 

Earlier TMZ reported that The L.A County D.A’s Office is considering filing assault charges against Tory Lanez for the alleged shooting. 

With Megan’s broken silence and the incident being investigated, Tory may face jail time.

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