WCTH alum Lori Loughlin was released from prison at the end of December after serving almost two months behind bars. She was imprisoned for her role in the college admissions scandal. Loughlin has been keeping a low profile since her release, but finally, she has been spotted out in public. It turns out she has been extending her mandated community service.
WCTH alum Lori Loughlin gives back
Lori Loughlin, 56, was seen in Los Angeles on Tuesday while performing community service. This is the first time she has been spotted out in public since her release from prison.
Page Six released a series of photos of the actress while she assisted Project Angel Food, handing out bagged meals to the needy. According to the official website for the organization, they prepare and deliver healthy meals to feed people impacted by serious illness. They further bring “comfort and hope” every day. It seems it was Loughlin’s turn to offer comfort and hope.
Lori was seen in the streets of California, wearing jeans, blue tennis shoes and a blue and red California sweater. She also wore sunglasses and a Project Angel Food baseball cap, possibly to hide her identity.
Project Angel Food grateful to Lori Loughlin
Brad Bessey, head of communications for Project Angel Food, spoke about Lori. He said in a statement that Lori Loughlin had completed her community service in early February. Bessey said there were grateful that she is a “compassionate person who continues to volunteer with Project Angel Food.”
So, it seems like the actress continued her work, despite the fact her community service was complete.
Lori Loughlin’s release from prison
The WCTH former actress was released from the Dublin federal correctional facility on December 28. This followed her two-month sentence for her role in the controversial college admissions scandal. The scandal involved more than 50 parents, who allegedly bribed their children’s way into prestigious universities.
In May 2020, Loughlin admitted to one count of conspiracy to commit wire and mail fraud. Her husband, fashion designer Massimo Giannulli, faced a charge of one count of conspiracy to commit wire and mail fraud. Giannulli also had one count of honest services wire and mail fraud against him.
The high-profile couple stood accused of paying $500,000 to Rick Singer and the Key Worldwide Foundation. They did so in order to falsely designate their daughters, Isabella Rose Giannulli, 22, and Olivia Jade Giannulli, 21, as recruits of the University of Southern California crew team. This was despite the fact that neither of their daughters had ever participated in the sport.Lori is very relieved and happy to be home with her daughters following her release. However, at that time, she said she felt stressed about her husband Mossimo. However, she soon got an update that he was doing okay. Giannulli is currently serving his five-month sentence in a federal prison in Lompoc, California.