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Lori Loughlin and Husband, Mossimo Giannulli Enter First Not Guilty Plea in Varsity Blues Bust

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Lori Loughlin pleads not guilty Lori Louglin and her husband are the first of the parents to plead not guilty in the college admissions scandal. The couple pled not guilty early this morning. In court docs obtained by media outlets, Aunt Becky and her fashion designer husband stated that they are are waiving their right to appear in court for an arraignment and pleaded not guilty. It was also discovered that the actress has requested to waive her appearance for an arraignment.

The couple is one out of more than a dozen other parents that were indicted last week on charges of mail fraud and money laundering conspiracy. A total of 50 people were charged in the scandal that rocked the nation from coast to coast. When the news broke, big names like Felicity Huffman were revealed to have taken part in the scandal. She along with 12 other parents have agreed to plead guilty.

Last week, media outlets reported that Aunt Becky and husband turned down a plea deal which would have drastically reduced their sentences because they didn’t believe that they prosecutors had enough evidence to put them behind bars. They were initially charged with mail and mail fraud but federal prosecutors added money laundering to the list of accusations against them once the plea deal was turned down.

The couple is accused on paying 500,000 USD in bribes to make sure that their daughters would be admitted to USC. They were passed off as new recruits for the USC crew team to fly under the radar but they never participated in the meets.

Loughlin has been very upbeat walking into every court appearance. She has been photographed by the media smiling, greeting fans and signing autographs. The couple has yet to make a public statement about the charges or the scandal.

Sharon Bush Reacts to Her Ex Mother in Law’s Biography

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Sharon Bush reacts to Barbara Bush's BiographyThe Bush family has been in the news a lot lately. There have been marriages, funerals, and now a book. A new biography about Barbara Bush, “The Matriarch: Barbara Bush and the Making of an American Dynasty” by Susan Page details the life of one of the most influential first ladies in American political history. Bush died last year at the age of 92 from complications from congestive heart disease and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, or COPD. The biography gives a very inside look into the former first lady’s life as the family rose through the political ranks.

There were some very surprising revelations in the book that were quite shocking. The book includes interviews that the author had with Barbara in the months preceding her death. It was revealed that Barbara suffered from depression and thought about killing herself during the 1970’s. It was suggested in the book that the reason why Barbara suffered from depression was because she either knew or suspected a long time affair between her husband, George H.W. Bush, and one of his long time aides, Jennifer Fitzgerald. This was never confirmed but Page firmly believes that this to be true.

Her ex daughter in law, Sharon Bush, had a lot of feelings about this revelation. She states that she never had direct knowledge of the affair but she told People in a recent interview  that she believes the long time rumors about the affair. Looking back, Sharon wishes that Barbara would have reached out to her for help or support. She told People, “I would have thought she would have been more empathetic, having gone through that herself. It’s just interesting that she was suicidal but would not even take my phone calls, wasn’t empathetic at all,” she added, “I was in shock because, you know, we had a very close relationship.”

The affair would be denied by all parties when the allegations first surfaced. Fitzgerald first worked for George when he was the top U.S. diplomat in China. She later followed him when he decided to come back to Washington, D.C., and then stayed with hum during his run for presidency and when he won, she followed him to the White House. Allegations first surfaced in 1988 and then later in 1992. Barbara was very adamant that there was so affair during that time. Fitzgerald to this day denies that there ever was an affair.

Sharon’s very public divorce in 2003 from Barbara’s son, Neil, was a headline grabbing story. It was discovered that Neil was having an affair and Sharon felt like she was cut out of the family. The recent revelation about a possible affair between her ex father in law and his aide brought up some painful feelings for her. She wishes there could have been more of a relationship so the two women could have supported each other through such a difficult time.

The book, available on Amazon, has a 4.5 out of 5 on Goodreads and is described as “the riveting tale of a woman who helped define two American presidencies and an entire political era. Written by USA TODAY’s Washington Bureau chief Susan Page, this biography is informed by more than one hundred interviews with Bush friends and family members, hours of conversation with Mrs. Bush herself in the final six months of her life, and access to her diaries that spanned decades. THE MATRIARCH examines not only her public persona but also less well-known aspects of her remarkable life.”

Mama June from “Here Comes Honey Boo Boo”and “From Not to Hot” Released After Drug Arrest

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Mama June and her boyfriend, Geno Doak, were arrested outside a gas station in Alabama after deputies received a report alleging domestic violence. Mama June, real name June Shannon, a reality tv star who first gained fame from the show “Here Comes Honey Boo Boo” was headed home with her boyfriend after a night of gambling when officers got call that there was a domestic dispute outside a gas station in Macon County. It was reported that a man was threatening a women and when their arrived on scene, officers found Mama June sitting in the front passenger seat and Doak sitting in the back of the car.

Officers arrived at the scene and found the pair sitting in her vehicle. During the course of the investigation officers found drugs and drug paraphernalia, specifically crack cocaine and a crack pipe. When asked what it was, Mama June told them it was crack.  The sheriff said that Mama June was nice and funny and they stated that they had no issue with either one of them. They were taken into custody and then charged with possession of a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia, and Doak was charged with domestic violence.

Mama June bonded out the same day as her arrest but they were required to hold Doak for 24 hours because of the domestic violence charge so he bonded out the next day. While in jail, the sheriff said that the two were acting very in love and joking with each other despite the argument that had occurred earlier in the evening.

Mama June arrested for drug possession

Since the arrest, the mugshots of the two have been released to the media, and oh boy is her mugshot is one for the books. Her photo shows the reality tv show mom smirking and not looking at the camera.

This isn’t the first time that Mama June has been in the news for a scandal. In the middle of filming what would eventually be the last season of their show “Here Comes Honey Boo Boo”, when the media reported that Mama June had rekindled a relationship with her ex Mark McDaniel. McDaniel was a convicted sex offender and Mama Jun’es daughter Anna, alleged that he had sexually abused her. This revelation led to the cancellation of the show.

Neither party has made a statement but Mama  June did use Twitter to tweet about about her current show, “From Hot to Not” on the WE tv channel. WE tv did issue a statement via Twitter that said, “We share our viewers’ concerns for June Shannon and her entire family. We are monitoring events as they occur and are focused, as always, on the entire family’s well-being.” A preliminary hearing is scheduled on March 27th for Mama June.

Jordyn Woods to Appear on Jada Pinkett Smith’s Show to Talk About Her Side

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Jordyn Woods to interview with Jada Pinkett Smith

Since the backlash of the Jordyn Woods/Tristan Thompson cheating scandal, Jordyn is now set to appear on Jada Pinkett Smith’s Facebook show, “Red Table Talk” to tell her side of the story. The story has exploded across the media and details are still scarce as to what actually went down during the night in question. Jordyn appears to be trying to set the record straight by appearing on the show.

The show was shot on Tuesday and is reported to be released on Friday. According to Jada Pinkett Smith, she is hoping that this interview will help repair the damage between the two. For those unfamiliar with the situation, Jordyn is the best friend to Khloe’s younger sister, Kylie. Jordyn was actually living with Kylie and has become a very close family friend and business associate. The fallout from this included Kylie cutting all personal and business ties with Jordyn.

It was reported that during a house party at Tristan’s house, witnesses saw Jordy and Tristan making out. Sources say that the next morning after the party, Jordyn called Khloe to tell her that she went to party to watch over Tristan to make sure that he didn’t cheat. Khloe thought the call was odd until rumors start to reach her about Jordyn and Tristan had hooked up at the party. Khloe called Jordyn to ask her about what happened and that is when Jordyn claimed that Tristan kissed her. This has not been confirmed by any of the parties involved as of this time.

Since the media first started reporting about the scandal, the only clues that we have been able to gather regarding the incident is from Khloe’s social media usage following the event. She recently liked a fan’s tweet that said, “She slept with Khloé’s baby daddy, and they haven’t even publicly said ONE bad thing about her, just unfollowed her, so how is that the Kardashians fault? Jordyn smeared her OWN name!”

It also been reported that the interview could potentially violate an NDA that Jordyn signed with the Kardashian family. It remains to be seen whether the interview will violate the NDA but all will be revealed on Friday.

Detectives Seeking Follow-Up Interview With Jussie Smollett Regarding Attack

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Jussie Smollett on ABC News“Empire” Actor Jussie Smollett is sought for further questioning regarding his reported attack that happened on January 29th at 2 in the morning. Police have now reached back out to the actor requesting that he come back in to answer additional questions after the release of two brothers that were questioned last week about the alleged attack.

The brothers were caught on surveillance tape recorded during the time frame of the attack but the video did not capture the attack itself. The police tracked down the two men and  after questioning, they were released. The media started to report that the attack had actually been orchestrated by Smollett himself.

On January 29th in the earlier morning hours, Smollett claims that he was attacked by two men while he was walking home. He told police that he was beaten, claimed homophobic slurs, had a chemical poured on him and they put a rope around his neck. It was classified as a hate crime. Smollett also said that the men were wearing what appeared to be a MAGA hat. Smollett also claimed that a few days before the attack, he received a threatening letter at FOX Studio that contained a death threat along with the word “MAGA”.

After the attack, Smollett was interviewed by numerous outlets about the attack. The media started to question his version of the attack. He released a statement saying that his attack did happen and he was is 100% truthful in his account. It appears though that he might not have been all that truthful.

Media outlets are now reporting that the attack had been orchestrated by the actor. The police raided the home of the two brothers from Nigeria, Ola and Abel Osundairo, and found a black face mask hat, an Empire script, phone, receipts, a red hat and bleach. The brothers were questioned and released. One of the brothers has been reported to have been Smollett’s trainer.

Media outlets, after the release of the two brothers, are now reporting that the brothers told the deceives that they were paid by Smollett to participate in the attack. The brothers claim that they were paid $3,500 for the attack. The returned to Nigeria on January 29th and then were promised an additional $500 when they returned to the states.

Based on this information, deceives are now requesting that Smollett come to the police station for additional questioning. His attorneys, Todd Pugh and Victor Henderson, are denying the claims made by the brothers and released the following statement, “As a victim of a hate crime who has cooperated with the police investigation, Jussie Smollett is angered and devastated by recent reports that the perpetrators are individuals he is familiar with. He has now been further victimized by claims attributed to these alleged perpetrators that Jussie played a role in his own attack. Nothing is further from the truth and anyone claiming otherwise is lying.”

So far, Smollett has not made himself available for questioning. Celebrities who had previously voiced their support for the actor have been deleting their support of the actor on their social media accounts.

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