Why Was Mossimo Giannulli Released From Prison Early?

Lori Loughlin’s husband Mossimo Giannulli was released from prison early, just in time for Easter.

On Saturday (April 3), it was reported that the fashion designer was released from prison and released to the Long Beach Residential Reentry Management (RRM) according to In Touch. He was originally sentenced to a five-month sentence in federal prison, 250 hours of community service and $250,000 fine.

“He was released three weeks earlier than planned,” a source told Us Weekly. “It’s Lori’s Easter surprise.”

In January, Giannulli’s team filed an emergency motion to change his sentence to be able to serve the remainder of his time at home as he was placed in solitary confinement due to COVID-19 concerns. It is unknown if this concern played a part in his early release.

Meanwhile, Loughlin who reportedly took a less active role in the scheme, but still complicit, was sentenced to two months in prison and was released in December 2020. She was also required to complete 100 hours of community service, pay a $150,000 fine and would serve two years of supervised release.

The couple previously denied their involvement in the viral college admissions scandal. However, they later submitted their guilty plea to the fraud charges in May 2020. The couple paid $500,000 in bribes to have their daughters Bella and Olivia Jade recruited to the University of Southern California as crew athletes while the two had no experience in the sport.

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