Full House star Lori Loughlin is a free woman. That’s right, after serving just two months behind bars for her participation in the largest college admissions scandal in US history, Aunt Becky is back home.
Fellow actress and The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air star is not happy about Loughlin’s release. She’s citing white privilege as the reason for Loughlin’s brief prison stint.
“So when white actresses commit crimes they get new shows, pilots, etc. Lori Loughlin …I assume, will get an Emmy for her time in prison,” Hubert tweeted on Dec. 28. “Hmmmm…oh to be white, blond, and privileged! No thanks, I would rather be bold, black, and dignified!” she added.
Loughlin pled guilty in May to a conspiracy charge after she and her husband were accused of paying $500,000 to get their two daughters into the University of Southern California under false pretenses by making it seem as though they were involved in athletics.
At the time of her virtual sentencing in August, Loughlin apologies and expressed remorse for cheating her daughter’s way in and robbing more qualified students of admission into the famed university.
“I went along with a plan to give my daughters an unfair advantage in the college admissions process,” Loughlin said. “In doing so I ignored my intuition and allowed myself to be swayed from my moral compass. I thought I was acting out of love for my children. But in reality, it only undermined and diminished my daughters’ abilities and accomplishments.”
Her daughter, Olivia Jade, appeared on Red Table Talk last month.