Olivia Jade Giannulli recently opened up about her college admissions scandal that landed both her parents, designer Mossimo Giannulli and actress Lori Loughlin in prison. Olivia Jade, who is a beauty influencer, appeared on a new episode of “Red Table Talk”. She wanted to publicly share her experience for the first time in a place where she felt really safe.
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Jada Pinkett Smith hosts the Facebook Watch show with her daughter, Willow Smith, and mother, Adrienne Banfield-Jones. In the teaser of the show, Giannulli and Loughlin admitted to paying William “Rick” Singer $500,000 to get their two daughters admitted into the University of Southern California.
Earlier this year, Olivia Jade’s parents pleaded guilty to conspiracy charges. Giannulli began to serve a five-month sentence while Loughlin is serving a two-month prison sentence. During the interview, the influencer mentioned that this situation would be hard for anyone since nobody wants to see their parents go to prison but she also thought that it was necessary for her family to move on and move forward.
Olivia Jade believes that her mother’s scandal was wrong and that her entire family knew it was a big mistake. What she thought was most important is to learn from the mistake. Olivia felt like she was shamed and punished with no opportunity for a second chance to redeem herself and show that she has grown.
Olivia Jade Giannulli admitted that she wasn’t fully aware of what was going on and didn’t think it was a big deal at first. She also stated that she put a lot of trust into Rick Singer (the ringleader) who claimed to be a counselor and that it led her in the wrong direction. Olivia Jade Giannulli is now working with inner-city youth and plans to continue working with underprivileged kids.