The Full House actress, who served nearly two months in a California jail last year for her involvement in the scandal, paid more than $500,000 for the unnamed students' full tuition. That's the same amount the couple paid Rick Singer and Key Worldwide Foundation to falsely designate their daughters, Olivia Jade Giannulli, 22, and Isabella Rose Giannulli, 23, as recruits to the University of Southern California crew team, even though neither ever participated in the sport.
Us Weekly was first to report Loughlin's contribution. Further details, including what college the students are attending, are unclear.
Steve Granitz/WireImage Lori Loughlin
Loughlin and her husband, designer Mossimo Giannulli, were convicted last year on fraud charges for paying their daughters' ways into USC. After reaching a plea deal, the actress was sentenced to two months in jail, a $150,000 fine and 150 hours of community service, while her husband was sentenced to five months in jail, a $250,000 fine and 250 hours of community service. The designer ended up getting released early to finish his sentence in home confinement.
They have both completed their jail time, and Loughlin has completed her community service hours. As of May, Giannulli was still "actively working on completing his community service requirement."
L. Cohen/WireImage Mossimo Giannulli and Lori Loughlin
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