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Hallmark Gives Lori Loughlin the Boot

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Things aren’t looking so hot for Aunt Becky right now.

The internet was downright shocked when it was revealed that Lori Loughlin was involved in a college admissions cheating scandal.

Aunt Becky? The angelic motherly figure from our childhood?

If Aunt Becky is being shady it doesn’t leave much hope for the rest of the world.

It’s been a whirlwind 48-hours for Loughlin who was in Canada when the cops showed up at her door with an arrest warrant.

She turned herself in shortly after landing in LA, paid her $1 million dollar bail, and subsequently lost her contract with Hallmark.

Related: Fuller House Review – Episodes 1 – 13

Crown Media announced that it will no longer work with the actress in any capacity.

Loughlin currently stars as a series regular on the period drama When Calls the Heart and is also a regular in their holiday movie programming.

“We are saddened by the recent news surrounding the college admissions allegations,” reads a statement obtained by TVLine. “We are no longer working with Lori Loughlin and have stopped development of all productions that air on the Crown Media Family Network channels involving Lori Loughlin including Garage Sale Mysteries, an independent third party production.”

No word on whether or not Netflix is going to cut ties with Loughlin though their situation is a bit different as the fifth and final season of Fuller House has already wrapped.

The cast of Fuller House has remained tight-lipped about the whole situation.

If it seems like Loughlin’s career blew up overnight (and not in a good way) that’s because it has.

She’s being accused of allegedly taking part in a larger scheme involving other parents who paid bribes of up to $6 million to get their kids into elite colleges.

Loughlin’s husband, Mossimo Giannulli, is also involved as is Desperate Housewives’ Felicity Huffman.

Loughlin and Giannulli allegedly paid $500k as “donations” to ensure their daughters would be accepted to the University of Southern California as crew recruits.

As you imagine, neither girl participated in the sport.

The fallout is also affecting Loughlin’s daughter, Olivia Jade, who is losing lucrative deals because of her mother and father’s scandal.

Sephora ended its makeup partnership with the Youtube star writing

As for her daughter, Olivia Jade, Sephora just cut ties with her, “After careful review of recent developments, we have made the decision to end the Sephora Collection partnership with Olivia Jade, effective immediately.”

Seems like Loughlin’s efforts to help her daughter succeed backfired big time.


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Friends will always be there for you… even a year or so delayed.

The highly-anticipated reunion of the 90s sitcom has finally gotten a premiere date at HBO Max, and we couldn’t be more excited about it. 

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The reunion was originally slated to air in May 2020 with the launch of the HBO Max app, but it was postponed several times due to the coronavirus pandemic. 

A year later, the excitement is just as real! 

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Torrey DeVitto, Yaya DaCosta Leaving ‘Chicago Med’ Ahead of Season 7

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Someone rush over a crash cart because this news has crushed us!

Chicago Med is losing two incredible cast members ahead of the NBC drama’s seventh season. 

Torrey DeVitto, who plays doctor Natalie Manning, and Yaya DaCosta, who plays nurse April Sexton, will not be returning in the fall, per Deadline.

DaCosta is leaving to lead Lee Daniels’ Our Kind of People, which nabbed a straight-to-series order at FOX. 

DeVitto, from Pretty Little Liars and One Tree Hill fame, will star in an upcoming indie film titled Skelly. 

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It has been such an honor and pure joy to bring Dr. Natalie Manning to life for all of you on Chicago Med for the past 6 seasons. But it is now time for her and me to bow out and say goodbye.

Thank you to all you loyal watchers who adored her as much as I did.

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Both DeVitto and DaCosta have appeared in the #OneChicago franchise since Med’s premiere in 2015.

Per the publication, their contracts were up at the end of season 6 and both actresses decided not to renew. 

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The series was renewed for three seasons — up until season 6 — back in 2019. 

NBC has not officially commented on the news. The network is expected to make the announcement on Friday when it unveils the upcoming 2021-22 fall schedule.

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