Click here to view original web page at Felicity Huffman’s future after prison is uncertain — but much brighter than Lori Loughlin’s and most other inmates
Actress Felicity Huffman is escorted by police into court where she is expected to plead guilty to one count of conspiracy to commit mail fraud and honest services mail fraud before Judge Talwani at John Joseph Moakley United States Courthouse in Boston, Massachusetts, May 13, 2019. (Photo by Joseph Prezioso / AFP) (Photo credit should read JOSEPH PREZIOSO/AFP/Getty Images) On Friday, Felicity Huffman was released from her not-quite-two-week stay at the minimum-security women’s camp at the Dublin Federal Correctional Institution.
Upon returning to her Hollywood Hills home, the former “Desperate Housewives” star will be tasked with checking in with a probation officer. She must then start her 250 hours of community service and be on her best behavior during a year of supervised release. Everyone also expects the Emmy-winning actress to try to repair her damaged reputation and revive her once-thriving film and TV career.
How is that likely to go for Huffman?
Prison consultants and experts in crisis P.R. management predict a mixed future for the 56-year-old mother of two. It will be challenging for Huffman to get her life, reputation and career back on track. After all, the once popular actress was one of 35 wealthy parents implicated in the college admissions scandal, which outraged much of America. She pleaded guilty to paying $15,000 in bribes to get her daughter’s SAT score fraudulently boosted — something most parents would never consider doing, even if they had the money. Lori Loughlin exits the John Joseph Moakley U.S. Courthouse after appearing in […]