Certain prison time

Lori Loughlin, husband face at least 2 years in prison if they make plea deal: Report

On April 8, actress Felicity Huffman took full responsibility for her role in a college admissions cheating scandal in which she paid $15,000 to dishonestly improve her elder daughter's SAT score without the girl's knowledge. The same day, the U.S. Attorney's Office announced that the "Desperate Housewives" star and a dozen others had reached a plea deal.

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According to reports based on the plea agreement, the U.S. Attorney's office wants prison time, but reports indicate it would likely be only a matter of a few months.

The other Hollywood star who was arrested and charged in the bribery scam that was exposed in March — "Fuller House" actress Lori Loughlin — has not yet reached a plea deal. And now a new report from TMZ indicates that Lori and designer husband Mossimo Giannulli could be facing a minimum of two years in prison for their alleged crimes.

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The lengthier prison sentence, TMZ explains, is because the couple allegedly paid much more — $500,000 in bribes — to get their two daughters, Bella and social media influencer Olivia Jade, into the University of Southern California as crew team recruits even though the young women were not athletes. According to TMZ's sources, that amount "raises the minimum prison sentence in a plea deal to a range of two to two-and-a-half years," the webloid writes.

Sources close to the case told TMZ that all the indicted parents have been offered plea deals at this point — but all of those deals involve prison time that in most cases is related to how much the parents paid for the dishonest admissions scheme as well as whether or not they've accepted responsibility for their actions.

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According to TMZ's sources, "prosecutors have given all defendants an ultimatum [to] reach a plea deal QUICKLY or else they will go to a federal grand jury and add charges, including money laundering, which significantly raises the low end of prison time."

TMZ reports that Felicity could end up serving as little as four months behind bars. According to Variety, in the plea agreement, the U.S. Attorney's Office explains that it thinks the first group of parents who've pleaded guilty should receive sentences on the "low end" of a four-to-10-month range, though sentencing is ultimately up to a judge. Variety further explains that prosecutors also want a year of supervised released plus restitution payments.

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CNN published a statement from Felicity on April 8. It reads: "I am pleading guilty to the charge brought against me by the United States Attorney's Office. I am in full acceptance of my guilt, and with deep regret and shame over what I have done, I accept full responsibility for my actions and will accept the consequences that stem from those actions."

It continued: "I am ashamed of the pain I have caused my daughter, my family, my friends, my colleagues and the educational community. I want to apologize to them and, especially, I want to apologize to the students who work hard every day to get into college, and to their parents who make tremendous sacrifices to support their children and do so honestly.

"My daughter knew absolutely nothing about my actions, and in my misguided and profoundly wrong way, I have betrayed her. This transgression toward her and the public I will carry for the rest of my life. My desire to help my daughter is no excuse to break the law or engage in dishonesty."

'Riverdale' stars Cole Sprouse and Lili Reinhart reportedly split

That's a wrap for "Riverdale" co-stars Cole Sprouse, 27, and Lili Reinhart, 23!

The couple recently ended their 3-year relationship, an insider revealed to Page Six on Monday, May 25, and have reportedly been living apart amid the ongoing coronavirus crisis.

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According to the source, "Cole and Lili split before the pandemic hit and have been quarantining separately." And despite their decision to ultimately break up, "they remain good friends."

But the now-exes have actually been fending off split rumors for a while now. In April, reports surfaced that Cole could possibly be dating Cindy Crawford's daughter, 18-year-old model Kaia Gerber.

He vehemently denied the "baseless" claims in a open letter posted on his Instagram story, seemingly very fed-up with the speculation into his personal life.

"I tolerate a lot of rumors and slander from people online claiming to be my fans. Fans who feel entitled to my privacy precisely because I never indulge them," Cole wrote, airing out all of his grievances. "But attacking my friends, baseless accusations, leaking my address and sending death threats are all qualities of insanity and fanaticism."

He added," When I first stepped into a public relationship this was one of the foreseeable consequences. And while I truly never intended to indulge any part of my private life to the ravenous horde, it's clear my restraint in updating them has allowed them to push their own agenda onto my habits and lifestyle."

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Cole and Lili fell in love on set of their ongoing CW series, which was just renewed for a fifth season. They made their public debut as a couple at the 2018 Met Gala, about a year after they were first romantically linked.

Regardless of her relationship status these days, Lili seems to be doing just fine quarantining with a new love in her life — that of an adorable rescue dog.

"This is my new baby," she captioned a picture with her pup on Instagram back in February. "He has quickly become a great love of mine. Meet Milo ❤️ my rescue sweetheart from @fureverfreed." 

With the support of an adorable furry companion during the pandemic, the "Hustlers" actress has been taking the time to reflect and just focus on what's important to her.

"It's been an incredibly hard month for all of us," she wrote on Instagram in April. "And although this quarantine is isolating and extremely challenging for those of us who struggle with mental health, I have learned a lot about myself during this time. I have learned to cherish the people in my life who have stood by me through my best and my worst."

Mary-Kate Olsen swiftly files for divorce from Olivier Sarkozy amid court reopening

Mary-Kate Olsen can't seem to get divorced fast enough!

The former "Full House" star, 33, wasted no time getting her divorce from Pierre Olivier Sarkozy, 50, on the books once New York City courts reopened amid the coronavirus pandemic on Monday, May 25.

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Mary-Kate initially signed a petition for divorce on April 17, but her filing was put on hold with the courts then-closed to non-emergency cases. "It was clear my marriage was over," she cited in the official documents obtained by Page Six, "the relationship has broken down irretrievably."

Still intent on legally ending her marriage, she then requested an emergency divorce on the grounds that Olivier was allegedly forcing her out of their Gramercy Park apartment amid a public-health crisis. According to TMZ, the French banker ended the lease on the couple's pad without Mary-Kate's knowledge and gave her a deadline to get her things out by mid May.

"This application is an emergency because my husband expects me to move out of our home on Monday, May 18, 2020 in the middle of New York City being on pause due to COVID-19," she wrote in her court paperwork. "I am petrified that my husband is trying to deprive me of the home we have lived in and if he is successful, I will not only lose my home but I risk losing my personal property as well.

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Left to look for a new place to live despite stay-at-home orders, the actress-turned-designer's desperate plea to the Manhattan Supreme Court was still denied on May 14. But Mary-Kate was finally able to send in her petition for divorce today as the court started to accept new cases via electronic submission.

She also managed to find new digs for the summer, reportedly renting a massive estate in the Hamptons for $325,000.

The now-exes were married for under five years having tied the knot on November 27, 2015. Mary-Kate took on the role of stepmom to Olivier's two children, Julien and Margo, from his previous marriage to Charlotte Bernard.

Queen's Brian May reveals he had heart attack, stent surgery: Details

Music legend Brian May has emerged from a major health crisis.

The Queen guitarist, 72, took to social media on May 25 in a post he called "my medical adventures" to reveal that he was "very near death" after suffering a heart attack in recent days — and that he's now undergone stent surgery that has saved his life.

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His journey began several weeks ago when he sought medical help after injuring himself while gardening at home during COVID-19 lockdown — he made headlines when he told fans in early May that he'd ripped a muscle in his backside and had to go to the doctor. But he soon learned there was more going on.

He was still in intense pain. "I had an MRI and yes, I did have a rip in my gluteus maximus, and it's so easy to make a connection… so that must be the cause of the pain, end of story. And no other tests were done," he explained in a lengthy Instagram video. "And a week later I'm still in agony, I mean real agony. I could not believe the pain.

"So eventually I had another MRI but this time, I had one of the lower spine — and sure enough what we discovered [was] I had a compressed sciatic nerve, quite severely compressed, and that's why I had this feeling that someone was putting a screwdriver in my back. So finally we started treating the thing for what it was," added Brian, who's been using crutches and undergoing physical therapy.

That's when he got the wakeup call of a lifetime. "I thought I was a really healthy guy and I keep fit, good diet," he said. However, "In the middle of the whole saga of the painful backside, I had a small heart attack. I say small — it's not something that did me any harm. It was about 40 minutes of pain in the chest and tightness. It's that feeling in the arms and sweating," he explained in the video.

His "wonderful doctor" realized what was likely going on and "drove me to the hospital himself," Brian said.

There, he had an angiogram that discovered a more serious issue. "I actually turned out to have three arteries which were congested and in danger of blocking the supply of blood to my heart," he said.

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"There was a lot of pressure from some quarters to have open heart surgery… and have a triple bypass," he explained. "But I had other people telling me look, you don't have to do this, you can have three stents put in and you can walk tonight or tomorrow morning."

After a lot of consideration, he opted for stent surgery. "When I came 'round, it was as if nothing had happened," he marveled. "It's been amazing… It's an incredible operation done by the right and skillful person and I thank them from the bottom of my heart."

Brian knows how serious the situation was. "I could have died from that. I didn't die. I came out," he said, going on to suggest that everyone in his age group should, as a matter of routine, be given an angiogram, as he believes it's the only way to know if there are life-threatening blockages forming, especially in people like him whose medical tests don't otherwise indicate any issues.

Masking the issue

Alyssa Milano trolled over crochet face mask

Alyssa Milano is clapping back at Twitter users who criticized her unconventional face mask.

"Show me your masks! Masks keep people safe and healthy. Show me yours! Ready? Go! #WearAMask," she captioned a family photo on Saturday.

In the snap, her husband and children wear traditional masks. Alyssa's, though, was different, as it was crocheted and filled with holes.

Twitter, as it is prone to do, called her out for the mask, which she is wearing to protect herself from coronavirus.

"Your crochet mask is almost as good as the cheesecloth mask," one person said. Other social media users posted jokes and memes.

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After hearing enough, Alyssa called out the haters to let them know her mask was indeed safe. 

"Mask has a carbon filter in it. So, yes, it might be crochet but totally safe," she tweeted. 

 She added that her mom makes the masks.

The CDC has recommended wearing masks in social gatherings. 

Generous gift

John Cena believed to have secretly gifted $40k to late wrestler's family

Fans believe that John Cena is the secret donor who gifted $40,000 to Shad Gaspard's family, and there is evidence to support the theory.

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Shad passed away last weekend while swimming with his 10-year-old son, Aryeh, off of Venice Beach in California. Reports said Shad, a former WWE wrestler, and his son got caught in a strong rip current. As lifeguards raced out to help, Shad directed them to help his son first. While lifeguards rescued the boy, Shad was swept out to sea. His body turned up three days later. 

Shad has been hailed as a hero for sacrificing himself for his son.

Following the death, Shad's family set up a GoFundMe account to help with funeral costs and other expenses. Shortly after, a $40,000 donation was made by a person going by the name "CTC RIP." Although there was no other name listed alongside the massive donation, clues link it to John.

First off, John was reportedly very close with Shad and his family and TMZ said he had made comments about wanting to help the family. In addition, "CTC" likely stands for Cryme Tyme Cenation, which was a tag team in the WWE in 2008 compromised of John, Shad and JTG.

On Sunday, John left another digital bread crumb, posting a photo from his CTC days. The "Blockers" actor didn't leave a caption, but the picture shows the wrestling trio spray painting a limousine. The letters CTC are clearly seen on the fender.

"Somebody with the name CTC RIP just donated $40,000 to the Shad Gaspard fundraiser, taking it over the 100k target," one person tweeted. "I'm fairly sure CTC stands for Cryme Tyme Cenation from when they briefly teamed together back in 2008 and that John Cena may have just done something incredible."

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Tristan Thompson reacts to Khloe Kardashian's new look

Khloe Kardashian's new look is getting a big thumbs up from her ex.

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On Friday, the "Keeping Up With The Kardashians" star shocked the Internet when she unveiled her new "bronde" hair color and extra taut-looking forehead. While some fans were confused over the look, Khloe's inner circle lauded her. Khloe's ex, Tristan Thompson, was in that latter group, too.

"Baddie," he commented, adding a heart emoji.

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The fact that Tristan commented on Khloe's Instagram is hardly news. Since they split last year after he cheated on her with Kylie Jenner's then-BFF Jordyn Woods, the NBA star has left a multitude of flattering comments on Khloe's social media.

"Tristan is always trying to win Khloe back," an insider told E! News last November, adding that he "wants what he can't have."

However, there has been speculation that the duo is reconciling, as they are even reportedly quarantining together amid the pandemic. Plus, Khloe has hinted that the wants another child with Tristan, even asking him on a recent episode of "Keeping Up With the Kardashians" if she could "borrow some sperm." 

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Earlier this month a report claimed Khloe was pregnant with she and Tristan's second child, as they already share 2-year-old daughter True. The speculation set Khloe off.

"I don't go on social platforms much these days AND this is one of the main reasons as to why I stay away. The sick and hurtful things people say. I am disgusted by so many things I am seeing. SMH people swear they know everything about me. Including my uterus. Sick," she tweeted on May 13. "The nasty things you're saying about me over A RUMOR! I have seen so many hurtful/despicable stories and tweets about me over a false story. And if it were true…. it's MY LIFE, NOT YOURS."

She continued, "Funny how picky&choosy some can be with who and how you feel others should live their lives. I believe people should focus on their own lives/families, put energy into bettering the scary world we are currently living in, and try projecting positivity as opposed to nastiness."

The reality TV star has made no secret of her desire to have more children. On a recent episode of "Keeping Up With the Kardashians," she said she wanted to "borrow some sperm" from Tristan. 

Hair care

'American Horror Story' star has had 5 hair transplant surgeries

After hiding a "horrible secret" for the better part of two decades, "American Horror Story" star Cheyenne Jackson is coming clean.

The actor, 44, suffers from hair loss and has gone through five hair transplant surgeries.

In a lengthy Instagram post in which he shared a photo of a huge scar on the back of his head, Cheyenne detailed the extreme lengths he's gone through to hide his hair loss.

"I've been DREADING this day for 17 years. The day when my horrible secret would be revealed," he said. "No, this gnarly scar across my head isn't from life-saving brain surgery, nor did I narrowly survive a shark attack. It's worse. (At least in Hollywood…) I had hair transplant surgery. 5 of them, to be exact over 14 years."

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I've been DREADING this day for 17 years. The day when my horrible secret would be revealed. No, this gnarly scar across my head isn't from life-saving brain surgery, nor did I narrowly survive a shark attack. It's worse. (At least in Hollywood…) I had hair transplant surgery. 5 of them, to be exact over 14 years. My inner monologue is "Really Cheyenne? With everything that's going on in the world, you're CONFESSING that you had hair surgery? Get over yourself." I get it, but I'm admitting this really, to RELEASE how much shame & anxiety I've had about people finding out for years. I started losing my hair around 22. My older brother was balding too, but was way braver & cooler & just shaved his off. It was really emotional for me to watch it fall out & I felt less attractive & truly less like myself as the days went on, so I saved up and got my first surgery at 28. I hid it from everyone. It was painful & expensive but I started to feel better about myself. Over the years as my hair kept thinning, I kept secretly getting more procedures & would just pray that no one would find out. Why? Why did I care so much? What does that say about me? Being a vain actor in an industry that rewards beauty, I vowed to keep this my secret forever. I feel SO stupid saying that but it's my truth. As if someone finding out would somehow negate my talent, or make me less viable or valuable in the world. At the beginning of every job, I'd secretly gather the hair & makeup people, dramatically close the door of the trailer, & make a big deal about REVEALING my devastating truth. Every. Single. Time. they basically said "ummm…yeah…so?" NO ONE CARED BUT ME! I'm sharing because maybe this will inspire someone out there to share a secret they've been hiding, or show a scar that they've been afraid of anyone seeing. Let it go. What I've learned during this pandemic is that shit like this just doesn't matter. I'm trying to teach my kids to accept themselves & to be proud of who they are, & to put value on things that are IMPORTANT & REAL so as their father, the example should start with me. This is that. I'll go first. #ShowYourScars

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Cheyenne said he's felt shame over the years when people found out about his hair loss.

"I started losing my hair around 22. My older brother was balding too, but was way braver & cooler & just shaved his off," he said. "It was really emotional for me to watch it fall out & I felt less attractive & truly less like myself as the days went on, so I saved up and got my first surgery at 28. I hid it from everyone. It was painful & expensive but I started to feel better about myself."

"Over the years as my hair kept thinning, I kept secretly getting more procedures & would just pray that no one would find out," he said. "Being a vain actor in an industry that rewards beauty, I vowed to keep this my secret forever. I feel SO stupid saying that but it's my truth. As if someone finding out would somehow negate my talent, or make me less viable or valuable in the world."

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Cheyenne said the hair and makeup people who worked on his shows knew about "secret," and he would approach them the same way.

"At the beginning of every job, I'd secretly gather the hair & makeup people, dramatically close the door of the trailer, & make a big deal about REVEALING my devastating truth. Every. Single. Time. they basically said 'ummm…yeah…so?' NO ONE CARED BUT ME!," he wrote.

Cheyenne said he wanted to share his story for catharsis, but also to inspire others to share their truths.

"What I've learned during this pandemic is that s—- like this just doesn't matter," he said. "I'm trying to teach my kids to accept themselves & to be proud of who they are, & to put value on things that are IMPORTANT & REAL so as their father, the example should start with me. This is that. I'll go first."

Next Level

Ben Affleck has introduced new love Ana de Armas to his kids

The romance between Ben Affleck and his "Deep Water" co-star Ana de Armas just made an official jump to a new level of seriousness.

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Over the holiday weekend, Ana was photographed in Los Angeles enjoying a walk with Ben and the three kids he shares with his ex, Jennifer Garner. And while joining one's man for a family dog walking expedition may seem like no big deal, TMZ points out it's the first time Ana has been spotted with Violet, Seraphina and Samuel.

Ben's last serious girlfriend, Lindsay Shookus, by contrast, was never photographed in public with his children, even after years of the former couple's on-off dating.

The group appeared to be in good spirits as Ana chatted with Ben and Jen's youngest near the back and Violet kept an eye on her mom's dog, Birdie.

Ana brought her own small dog, Elvis, out to enjoy the sunshine, as well, according to TMZ.

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Ben, 47, and Ana, 32, went public with their relationship in early March.

Since then, they've rarely been seen apart, though it's unclear when Ben introduced his daughters and son to Ana.

The romance comes after Ben issued a string of public praises to Jen, whom he thanked for being "thoughtful, considerate, responsible and a great mom and person" in a letter he gave Diane Sawyer to share on "Good Morning America."

The exes have both spoken publicly about their commitment to their friendship and to co-parenting their kids, all of which appears to make Ben even more of a great guy in Ana's eyes.

Last week, a source told Us Weekly the actress admires his devotion to co-parenting with Jen.

Over the weekend, an insider dished to People that Ben and Ana "are very happy together."

#Immigrad Love

Selena Gomez surprises grads from immigrant families at Virtual #Immigrad Commencement

In light of social distancing measures, high school and college students graduating during the coronavirus pandemic have been forced to skip the traditional cap and gown ceremonies. That sacrifice likely stings a bit more for students from immigrant families, many of whom overcame untold challenges in order to earn their education in this country.

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Selena Gomez, who's recounted how her own aunt and grandparents risked their lives to leave Mexico for a better life in the U.S., sent a special message of love and encouragement to the nation's "Immigrads" on Saturday, May 23, via the #Immigrad 2020 Virtual Commencement, according to ET.

"I know that this is a virtual ceremony, but it is very real," the singer assured the class of 2020 in her surprise speech.

"I want you guys to know that you matter and that your experiences are a huge part of the American story. When my family came here from Mexico they set into motion my American story, as well as theirs. I'm a proud third-generation American-Mexican and my family's journey and their sacrifices helped me get me to where I am today."

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Selena went on to point out the similarities between the story of her family's immigration and those of this year's graduates, telling them, "regardless of where your family is from, regardless of your immigration status, you have taken action to earn an education, to make your families proud, and to open up your worlds."

Selena, 27, has been increasingly vocal in supporting immigration causes over the past few years. Last fall, she wrote a personal essay for Time in which she shared her thoughts on why the country's seemingly divided views on the matter seemed to miss the mark.

"Immigration goes beyond politics and headlines. It is a human issue, affecting real people, dismantling real lives," she wrote at the time. "How we deal with it speaks to our humanity, our empathy, our compassion. How we treat our fellow human beings defines who we are."

The singer also executive produced a documentary series on Netflix called "Living Undocumented," which premiered in October 2019.

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Define American, a media advocacy organization, launched the #Immigrad campaign in 2017 to highlight the achievements of high school and college graduates from immigrant families amid rising tensions around immigration issues in America.

This year, the organization partnered with United We Dream, FWD.us, I Am an Immigrant and Golden Scholars to hold a virtual ceremony for graduating first, second and third-generation immigrants, according to Define American's website.