Lori Loughlin's Daughter Vacationed On USC Trustee's Yacht As Scandal Broke

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Loughlin and her husband, fashion designer Mossimo Gianulli, were arrested on Wednesday and Tuesday, respectively, for allegedly paying a total of $500,000 in bribes to get their daughters into the University of Southern California.

The 19-year-old vlogger was spending the night on the yacht of Rick Caruso, the chairman of USC's Board of Trustees, with his daughter Gianna and their friends during spring break in the Bahamas, according to TMZ.

While sister Olivia Jade relaxes on a yacht with a USC official, sister Isabella Giannulli, 20, is dealing with the drama back home.

Actor Lori Loughlin appears in this court sketch at a hearing for a racketeering case involving the allegedly fraudulent admission of children to elite universities, at the U.S. federal courthouse in downtown Los Angeles, California, U.S., March 13, 2019.

Representatives of accused parents either declined to comment or did not respond to inquiries. "And it totally came across that I'm ungrateful for college - I'm going to a really nice school", she said. Prosecutors say those were false claims as neither daughter has participated in the sport.

After news broke on Tuesday that Lori and her husband, Mossimo Giannulli, were among over 40 people who were indicted in a massive college admissions cheating scam, videos posted to Olivia's YouTube page resurfaced.

CNN reports that 50 people were charged in investigation which - incredibly - went by the name "Operation Varsity Blues". Those include Desperate Housewives actress Felicity Huffman and TPG Growth founder Bill McGlashan.

Huffman appeared exhausted and emotional during her Wednesday court appearance.

Olivia Jade has attended USC since late 2018, but now her place at the school has been thrown into question. USC said Tuesday two employees - a senior associate athletic director and women's water polo coach - were fired in connection with the scandal.

The status of Loughlin's other Hallmark Channel project, When Calls The Heart, is also unclear.

"Applicants in the current admissions cycle who are connected to the scheme alleged by the government will be denied admission to USC", they added.

In addition to her Instagram page, with more than 1 million followers, Olivia Giannulli, 19, manages a YouTube channel with almost 2 million subscribers. "I'd like to maybe sit with you after your session with the girls as I have some concerns and want to fully understand the game plan and make sure we have a roadmap for success as it relates to [our daughter] and getting her into a school other than ASU (the Arizona State University)!"

After receiving major backlash from viewers - with some calling her "spoiled" and "a privileged brat" - Olivia posted an apology video, titled "I'm Sorry", just a few days later.

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