Lori Loughlin Won't Return To 'Fuller House;' Also Fired From Hallmark Channel

March 15, 2019

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UPDATE (3:31pm ET): Lori Loughlin has been fired from Hallmark Channel, according to EW. Loughlin was the face of the channel and also starred in the series, When Calls The Heart. Despite Loughlin's firing, Hallmark confirmed on Instagram that the series will not be canceled.

Loughlin also won't return to the Netflix series Fuller House. Known for her role as Aunt Becky in the original Full House series, Loughlin made guest appearances during the first four seasons of Fuller House. TMZ's sources say Loughlin won't appear in the series' fifth and final season.

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'Desperate Housewives' star Felicity Huffman and 'Full House' actress Lori Loughlin among those reported having paid thousands in bribes for admissions to elite schools for their children. Officials Said that Parents spent anywhere from $200,000 to $6.5 million to guarantee their children's admission.

Loughlin and her husband, fashion designer Mossimo Giannulli, are accused of paying $500,000 for their two daughters to be classified as recruits for the University of Southern California's crew team, despite neither ever having rowed crew. Meanwhile, officials say Huffman and her husband, William H. Macy, made a $15,000 charitable "donation" to participate in a college entrance cheating scheme on behalf of their eldest daughter.

Andrew Lelling, the U.S. attorney for the District of Massachusetts, stated at a news conference that "This case is about the widening corruption of elite college admissions through the steady application of wealth combined with fraud."

 33 Parents, at least 9 coaches and several others are being charged for their involvment.