Like mother, like child Olivia Jade Giannulli‘s new red hair color is giving Lori LoughlinFlashbacks to her youth Full House.
22-year-old YouTube creator Giannulli shared her new look via Instagram Tuesday, April 5, posting a series of bikini selfies. Giannulli also shared a screenshot from a text she sent to her mother, 57, which showed her fiery new hair color. Loughlin shared a screenshot of an episode of “The Simpsons” as a response. Full HouseAunt Becky, her character, wears a similar shade to red.
“Well, that’s a bit creepy, now, isn’t it? Haha!” Giannulli wrote back to her mom.
The Dancing with the StarsAfter Loughlin’s marriage, the alum was a household name. Mossimo GiannulliAfter being accused of taking bribes to get their daughters into University of Southern California, he pleaded guilty in May 2020. The couple also shares a house. Bella, 23.
The When the Heart CallsMossimo, 58, was sentenced to two months imprisonment.
“I feel like a huge part of having privilege is not knowing you have privilege, and so when it was happening, it didn’t feel wrong,” Giannulli said during an appearance on Red Table TalkDecember 2020. “I also felt very misunderstood. I feel that the image of me that has been created about me isn’t true to who I am. I’m not this bratty girl that doesn’t want to change anything. Also, I understand why people are angry and understand why people say hurtful things and I would too if I wasn’t in my boat.”
She continued: “I took my privilege and all my blessings for granted, and I never thought anything of it.”
Though she previously stated that there was “no excuse” for her parents’ actions, Giannulli still found herself wanting to defend her mother from the public shame the family endured. “Even though I also was getting dragged negatively, it didn’t nearly affect me as much as seeing mom having all this thrown on her,” the beauty guru confessed during a November 2021 episode of the “Conversations with Olivia Jade” podcast. “She really took this whole thing on her back, solely. There are a lot of people that were in this case, and a lot of other parents, and I do not know one other person’s name.”
Describing Loughlin as “the most incredible mother in the world,” Giannulli added that the mean comments about her family affected her more than the attacks she received: “I think it’s interesting that when I would read stuff about myself … it didn’t nearly affect me the same way if I read it about our own mom.”