Lori Loughlin blasted for ‘lenient’ sentence in college admissions scandal

Twitter exploded with outrage over terms of Lori Loughlin’s plea deal, with critics blasting the agreement as too lenient.

The feds announced Thursday that the former “Full House” star and her husband Mossimo Giannulli agreed to plead guilty to conspiracy charges for scamming their two daughters’ way into the University of Southern California.

Under the deal with prosecutors, Loughlin would serve two months in prison and Giannulli would serve five months.

“Can someone explain to me how Lori Loughlin and her husband ‘FINALLY’ decide to plead ‘guilty’ after a whole year of saying they are ‘not guilty’ ,asking for a light sentence and a light fine?” railed @Tom5576 on Twitter. “If this was me or an average person, we would have gotten 5 -10 years and a hefty fine.”

Another tweeter, Kimberly Nicole Foster, also blasted the deals as slaps on the wrists.

“This is going to sound like a conspiracy theory, but I think Lori Loughlin pleaded guilty right now so she and her husband can get an extremely lenient deal from the prosecutors and all parties can blame the Coronavirus,” she wrote.

Terms of Loughlin and Giannulli’s agreements — which also include $400,000 in fines and community service — must be signed off by a judge.


Olivia Jade seen on rowing machine in a photo released by the US District Court of Massachusetts.

Isabella Rose seen on rowing machine.

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Lawyers told The Post that their agreed upon sentences are about average for the nearly two dozen other defendants convicted in the widespread college admissions scandal.

The two are set to plead guilty Friday morning via video conference.

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