Lori Loughlin Books First Post-Prison Acting Role After College Admissions Scandal

Whereas her daughter Olivia Jade is Viennese waltz-ing again into everybody’s good graces, Lori Loughlin can be eyeing a return to the highlight after serving jail time for her position within the school admissions bribery scandal.

The “Full House” alum has landed her first appearing gig since she was discharged from a federal correctional facility in Might, reprising her position from the Hallmark Channel’s hit collection “When Calls the Heart” in an upcoming episode of its spinoff, in line with Deadline.

Loughlin will as soon as once more play Abigail Stanton within the second season opener of “When Hope Calls,” which is able to now air on the brand new community GAC Household, previously often known as the Nice American Nation Community.

The star is about to make a visitor look as her character within the two-part premiere titled “When Hope Calls: A Country Christmas,” which is able to debut on Dec. 18.

In Might 2020, Loughlin and her husband, Mossimo Giannulli, pleaded responsible to fees of conspiracy to commit wire fraud and mail fraud for paying $500,000 in bribes to fixer Rick Singer to safe admission for each their daughters, Olivia Jade and Isabella Rose, on the College of Southern California. The 2 have been flagged as rowing recruits, although neither had participated within the sport.

The actor served practically two months in jail earlier than she was launched in December, whereas the style designer ended his five-month sentence, a part of which he spent in dwelling confinement, in April. 

After information of the admissions scandal broke in March of 2019, Loughlin was instantly dropped by Hallmark, the place she had starred in quite a few movies and tv exhibits in recent times, together with “When Calls the Heart” and “Garage Sale Mysteries.”

However Loughlin isn’t the one one getting again to work now. “Desperate Housewives” star Felicity Huffman, who was additionally sentenced within the nationwide admissions rip-off, has since landed a number one position in an upcoming ABC collection.