Felicity Huffman Sentenced to Prison in College Admissions Scandal

Actress Felicity Huffman was sentenced to 14 days in prison today for her role in a major college admissions scandal.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Huffman’s sentence also includes a $30,000 fine, one year of supervised release, and 250 hours of community service. Huffman was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Indira Talwani and has been ordered to report to prison on October 25.

The Desperate Housewives star was among 13 people who pleaded guilty in April 2019. Huffman specifically was charged with one count of conspiracy to commit mail fraud, after she allegedly paid $15,000 to William Singer, who fronted as an admissions consultant, to increase her daughter’s SAT scores.

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