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BOSTON, MA - APRIL 03: Lori Loughlin exits the John Joseph Moakley U.S. Courthouse after appearing in Federal Court to answer charges stemming from college admissions scandal on April 3, 2019 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Paul Marotta/Getty Images)

Aunt Becky is officially headed from Full House to the Big House!

Initially, Lori Loughlin and her husband, fashion mogul Mossimo Giannulli (yes, the same Mossimo that designed the clothing line at Target), plead not guilty to paying half a million dollars in bribes to get their two daughters into the crew team at the University of Southern California.

However, today the couple entered a plea deal and plead guilty to conspiracy to commit wire and mail fraud. Although this charge carries up to twenty years in prison and a $250,000 dollar fine, Lori will only have to spend two months in jail under her plea agreement.

She’ll also pay a $150,000 fine, perform 100 hours of community service and serve two years of probation, according to a report from the Associated Press.

Lori’s husband will have a slightly tougher sentence under the plea deal. He’ll serve five months in jail, pay a $250,000 fine and perform 250 hours of community service.

This plea agreement comes seven months after fellow conspirator Felicity Huffman was released from jail after serving eleven days of a two-week sentence.

Lori’s family, including her daughters, have not spoken publicly about the case, but her daughter, Olivia Jade, posted a Mother’s Day tribute to Lori:

Here’s some bonus tea for you to sip: Lori’s Full House cast mates have declined to comment on the situation (they’ve all remained close throughout the years), but Candace Cameron Bure, a.k.a. DJ Tanner, was quick to hit the like button on Olivia’s Mother’s Day trib to Lori, sooo…it looks like everywhere you look, there’s still a hand to hold onto, even if you bribed your kids’ way into college.


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