Sephora cuts ties with Lori Loughlin's daughter Olivia Jade


LVMH's Sephora beauty chain ended its partnership with Olivia Jade following a massive college cheating scandal involving her celebrity parents who were charged this week in an alleged scheme to help rich Americans get their children into elite universities.

Beauty vlogger Olivia Jade has lost her deal with Sephora after her parents were caught up in the college admissions scam, which has been dubbed Operation Varsity Blues.

One of the daughters, Olivia Gianulli, has become a prominent influencer on social media under the name "Olivia Jade". Loughlin and Giannulli allegedly paid $500,000 bribe to have both daughters admitted to the school as members of the rowing team despite their lack of participation in the team.

USC's interim President Wanda Austin tells the Los Angeles Times that about a half-dozen students affiliated with Singer's firm will be barred. "I think they did fine, ' Olivia said on the Zach Sang Show, before joking that her parents were 'hypocrites".

Loughlin and her husband, fashion designer Mossimo Giannulli, agreed to pay bribes totaling $500,000 to bolster their two daughters' chances of gaining admission to University of Southern California (USC), the indictment claims.

The technology company announced that it was pulling a 2017 advertisement featuring the Fuller House star and her social-media star daughter, following Loughlin's role in a college-admissions scandal.

Loughlin is due in court Wednesday on mail fraud charges.

FBI Special Agent Joseph Bonavolonta said the parents spent anywhere from $200,000 to $6.5 million to guarantee admissions for their children.

Gordon Caplan, who prosecutors say paid $75,000 previous year to have some of his daughter's wrong answers corrected on a college entrance exam, was placed on leave from his post as co-chairman of the global law firm Willkie Farr & Gallagher, the company said on Wednesday.

The alleged scam reportedly worked by parents paying a California man a set amount of money, and then he, in turn, would pay off either SAT or ACT administrators or a university athletic coach. She was filming in Vancouver when the feds came looking for her. Andrew Lelling, the U.S. attorney for MA stated that the people arrested include nine coaches, two examination administrators, one exam proctor, one college administrator and 33 parents. Loughlin previously appeared in the network's Christmas movies and stars in the series When Calls the Heart, reports The Hollywood Reporter.

Huffman was apparently expecting an arrest and would have surrendered herself to authorities. Her husband, Giannulli has been charged with the same offense.

Magistrate Judge Steve Kim ordered Loughlin released from federal custody on $1 million bond following a brief hearing.

Huffman appeared exhausted and emotional during her Wednesday court appearance.