Felicity Huffman handed prison time over college admissions scandal

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Desperate Housewives star Felicity Huffman

US actress Felicity Huffman has been sentenced to 14 days in prison for her involvement in a college admissions scandal.The Desperate Housewives star admitted to paying $15,000 (£11,500) to have her daughter’s exam answers secretly corrected in 2017.

She must also do 250 hours of community service and pay a $30,000 fine.Parents and athletic coaches were among the 50 people charged in the scheme, but none of the children were indicted.”There are no excuses or justifications for my actions. Period,” Huffman said in a statement after her sentencing. “I would like to apologise again to my daughter, my husband, my family and the educational community for my actions.

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