Lori Loughlin Hoping to Travel to Canada for Work Project

Lori Loughlin
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Back to work! Lori Loughlin is ready to resume her acting duties after serving time for her role in the college admissions scandal — but she still needs legal approval.

According to legal documents obtained by, the Hallmark channel star, 58 was offered a part in a project that would be shot in Canada in fall. Us WeeklyMonday, August 8. Her ability to travel to the country, however, was contingent upon a judge’s approval, since she’s currently on two-years’ probation after serving two months in jail from October to December 2020.

According to the documents, it would take approximately one week and be shot in either the middle of September or beginning of October. The judge approved the Thursday, August 4 petition submitted to the court on Friday. Full HouseAlumna wants to travel but has to clear a few more hurdles in order to get her approval.

Canada is strict about allowing convicted felons into the country. This has been denied celebrities like Chris BrownRapper The GameBecause of their criminal records. The next step for Homegrown Christmas star is to apply for a Canadian Temporary Residents Permit. This is a government-issued permit that allows her to cross the border.

The New York native and her husband. Mossimo Giannulli, were accused in May 2019 of paying bribes worth more than $500,000 to help their daughters — Olivia Jade GiannulliAnd Bella Giannulli — secure admission to the University of Southern California. Nearly a year later, the couple pleaded guilty in fraud charges and each received a prison sentence. After Loughlin had completed her two-month stay in prison, her husband spent five months in prison.

Since her release, the Every Christmas has a storyThe actress returned to the screen and appeared in the When the Heart Calls spinoff, When Hope Calls, and focusing her efforts on volunteering with Project Angel Food — even after completing her 100 hours of court-order community service in February 2021.

“She has served her time in jail and completed her probation, community service and paid all of her court fines,” a source exclusively told Us in October 2021, noting Loughlin hopes to “put the past behind her.”

After her court mandate ended, she continued to volunteer for charity. The TV star gushed over working with Project Angel Food during its “Leading With Love 3” telethon in July, noting the “wonderful” community of people.

“They have welcomed me with such open arms at a time when I was feeling particularly down and broken,” Loughlin shared at the time. “That’s how I found a home here, and that’s what I feel like they did for me, and that’s why I’m so proud to be here and working with this organization, because they really do care. It’s really a community.”

She added: “It’s more than just feeding people, it’s about loving people and helping people. And I think that is so important, and I am so proud to be a part of Project Angel Food.”

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