Lori Loughlin was clueless about daughter Olivia Jade’s bogus resume, report says
Lori Loughlin and her husband Mossimo Giannulli insist they were clueless about the bogus athletic resume allegedly used to get their daughter into college — and only found about the document when prosecutors released it this month, a new report says.
A source close to the couple told People the pair couldn’t have created the document because “it’s not their world.”
“They don’t even know enough about crew to know what awards are prestigious or not,” the source told the outlet.
The resume, which appears to belong to the younger of their two daughters, Olivia Jade Giannulli, claims the then-teen was an award-winning crew athlete, though she never participated in the sport.
It also includes a handwritten “Student Profile” — which the source claimed doesn’t match “any of their writing.”
The former “Fuller House” actress and her fashion designer hubby “didn’t know anything about [the resume],” the source insisted to People.
A second source told the outlet: “This application was not filled out by anyone in the Giannulli family. It was filled out unbeknownst to them by someone at USC.”
Prosecutors released the documents this month after Loughlin and her husband’s legal team demanded to see more of the feds’ evidence in the case, which is part of the larger nationwide college admissions scandal.
Loughlin and Giannulli are accused of shelling out half a million dollars to buy their daughters’ way into the University of Southern California.
The couple is arguing that they gave the money in good faith, thinking it was simply a donation to the school, and were unaware of what mastermind college-fixer Rick Singer was up to: posing the girls are athletes to help pave their way into the college, which eventually accepted both of them.
Singer has confessed to helping scores of well-heeled parents get their privileged kids into prestigious schools by inflating their academic and athletic prowess.
Loughlin, 55, and Giannulli, 56, have pleaded not guilty to charges including conspiracy to commit money laundering and conspiracy to commit mail fraud and honest services mail fraud.
On Wednesday, their lawyers asked to push off their clients’ trial to next year.
Sean Berkowitz said the substantial amount of evidence and “general complexity” of the case make going to trial this fall as scheduled impossible.
A status hearing in the case is scheduled for Feb. 27.
With Post wires
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