John Stamos Reflects on Lori Loughlin Going to ‘F—king Jail’

John Stamos candidly addressed his ongoing assist for former Full Home costar Lori Loughlin following her school scandal.

“We talked final night time about you. It was one thing that you just had been saying about the way you hate when individuals carry her up as a result of should you defend her then individuals get mad. For those who don’t defend her, you then really feel dangerous as a result of she’s an excellent particular person,” the actor, 59, advised Dax Shepard throughout an episode of the “Armchair Professional” podcast on Monday, November 14.

Stamos claimed that Loughlin, 58, has proven regret for her involvement. “She additionally paid some huge cash. She arrange a university fund for teenagers and he or she went to f—king jail man,” he shared. “I’m going to say this, and he or she mentioned I might. She wasn’t actually the architect of any of it — she was in the way in which background. She didn’t know what was happening.”

Olivia Jade, Lori Loughlin and Bella Giannulli.
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Loughlin beforehand made headlines when she and her husband, Mossimo Giannulli, had been accused in 2019 of paying $500,000 in bribes to get their daughters, Olivia Jade, 23, and Bella, 24, into the College of Southern California. In March of that 12 months, the couple had been indicted, they usually pleaded responsible to fraud expenses two months later.

On the time, Stamos admitted he was struggling to grasp Loughlin’s alleged function within the school admissions scandal. “I gotta watch out. I wish to wait till the trial occurs, if it does, or regardless of the result’s, after which discuss it,” the Basic Hospital alum, who performed Uncle Jesse alongside Loughlin’s Aunt Becky in Full Home from 1987 to 1995, advised GQ in 2019. “I’ll let you know one factor that has been unusual is: Actually I can’t determine it out. It doesn’t make sense.”

In April 2020, photographs of the couple’s daughters on a rowing machine, as part of the rip-off to get them into school, had been launched. The Fuller Home alum was sentenced to 2 months behind bars and was launched in December 2020. Giannulli, for his half, was launched in April after serving a five-month sentence.

Following her launch, a supply completely advised Us Weekly that the actress was trying to “put the previous” behind her. “She has served her time in jail and accomplished her probation, group service and paid all of her court docket fines,” the insider advised Us in October 2021.

On the time, the supply detailed Loughlin’s work with Mission Angel Meals after her required 100 group service hours had been full. The insider additionally revealed that the 90210 alum “privately organized to place two college students via 4 years of school” and has paid their tuition and the bills, which totaled greater than $500,000.

John Stamos Defends Former Full House Costar Lori Loughlin After College Scandal 2

David Coulier, Jodie Sweetin, Bob Saget, Lori Loughlin, Mary-Kate Olsen, John Stamos, and Candace Cameron.
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Earlier this 12 months, Nice American Household introduced Loughlin’s return to TV motion pictures with a first-time collaboration with the community. (The California native beforehand appeared in a number of Hallmark motion pictures and exhibits.)

Loughlin will star within the upcoming movie Fall Into Winter, which premieres in January. The romantic comedy follows her character Keely who finds out that her brother offered half of their family-owned sweet store to her highschool nemesis Brooks. The duo seemingly type an surprising bond after they must work collectively.

Forward of the announcement, the CEO of Nice American Media, Invoice Abbott, hinted at plans to work with Loughlin. “She’s America’s sweetheart, no matter no matter occurred,” he advised Selection in September. “On the finish of the day, she represents all that’s optimistic about leisure, and has had a stellar profession — not solely on display screen, but in addition the way in which she’s carried out herself personally, by way of being somebody who has a monitor report of doing the appropriate factor on the earth at massive, apart from no matter occurred.”

Abbott continued: “I don’t know the main points. She’s beloved and for good motive. We’re very pleased with our affiliation together with her and we wish to make her a part of the material.”