Ouch! Kellyanne Conway Slams Felicity Huffman And Lori Loughlin And Questions Their Intelligence
March 13, 2019 18:09 By Fabiosa
Lori Loughlin and Felicity Huffman are caught up in a major imbroglio! The two actresses and 48 other people have been charged in an elaborate college admissions scheme.
What is this scheme?
In the scheme, wealthy parents paid hefty sums to get their children into colleges of their choice on athletic scholarships, regardless of the potential students’ actual athletic abilities.
U.S. Attorney for Massachusetts Andrew Lelling said in a statement about the indictments:
There can be no separate college admission for the wealthy, and I will add there will not be a separate criminal justice system either.
Loughlin and her husband, Mossimo Giannulli, paid $500,000 to boost their two daughters' chances of getting into the University of Southern California, according to court documents. Huffman and her spouse, actor William H. Macy, paid $15,000 to buy one of their daughters extra time for her SAT test, according to prosecutors.
Kellyanne Conway, President Trump’s advisor, weighed in on the whole situation.
Conway’s scathing reaction
In her comments about the indictments, Conway didn’t shy away from telling what she really thinks. She called the actresses’ intellectual abilities into question in her sharp tweet:
In a separate tweet, the counselor pointed to 48 other people who were charged, stating that the parents involved in the case did no favors to their kids (many of which were reportedly oblivious to the scheme):
2 actresses get most attention for college admissions cheating scandal.— Kellyanne Conway (@KellyannePolls) March 12, 2019
Yet 48 others were charged, too.
Coaches, athletic directors took millions.
Author of ironically titled, “The Modern Girls Guide to Life”
Willkie Farr law firm partner
YOU FAILED THESE KIDS. https://t.co/7newJekV8B
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Other public figures reacted, too
Other well-known individuals’ reactions are not as harsh as that of Conway’s. Actress Lena Dunham joked:
all the people involved in this college scam should have gathered their money and started a small elite college where Lori Loughlin teaches a class on smiling— Lena Dunham (@lenadunham) March 12, 2019
Dawson’s Creek star Jason Van Der Beek expressed his opinion, too:
If only there was a succinct turn of phrase these kids could have used to inform their parents they were not desirous of their life path... https://t.co/cxOTDI5J1B— James Van Der Beek (@vanderjames) March 12, 2019
Journalist Ben Dreyfuss joked:
I got into college the old fashioned way: by letting my father’s celebrity speak for itself.— Ben Dreyfuss (@bendreyfuss) March 12, 2019
And what do you think about the scandal? Tell us in the comments!