Felicity Huffman Sentenced To 14 Days In College Cheating Scandal | NBC Nightly News

Felicity Huffman Sentenced To 14 Days In College Cheating Scandal | NBC Nightly News

September 17, 2019 47 By Ronny Jaskolski


IT CAME AFTER SHE TEARFULLY ADDRESSED THE COURT TEARFULLY ADDRESSED THE COURT ACKNOWLEDGING HER THE COURT ACKNOWLEDGING HER SHAME. ACKNOWLEDGING HER SHAME. MIGUEL ALMAGUER IS IN SHAME. MIGUEL ALMAGUER IS IN BOSTON AND HE HAS LATE MIGUEL ALMAGUER IS IN BOSTON AND HE HAS LATE DETAILS. BOSTON AND HE HAS LATE DETAILS.>>Reporter: ACTRESS DETAILS.>>Reporter: ACTRESS HUFFMAN WALKING OUT OF>>Reporter: ACTRESS HUFFMAN WALKING OUT OF COURT TODAY BUT NOT HUFFMAN WALKING OUT OF COURT TODAY BUT NOT FREE OF PRISON. COURT TODAY BUT NOT FREE OF PRISON. THE CELEBRITY BRUSHING FREE OF PRISON. THE CELEBRITY BRUSHING PAST CAMERAS WITH THE CELEBRITY BRUSHING PAST CAMERAS WITH HUSBAND AND ACTOR PAST CAMERAS WITH HUSBAND AND ACTOR WILLIAM H. MACY, HUSBAND AND ACTOR WILLIAM H. MACY, MOMENTS AFTER SHE WAS WILLIAM H. MACY, MOMENTS AFTER SHE WAS SENTENCED TO 14 DAYS MOMENTS AFTER SHE WAS SENTENCED TO 14 DAYS BEHIND BARS. SENTENCED TO 14 DAYS BEHIND BARS. IN FRONT OF THE JUDGE, BEHIND BARS. IN FRONT OF THE JUDGE, THE PROSECUTORS SAID IN FRONT OF THE JUDGE, THE PROSECUTORS SAID MOST PARENTS HAVE THE THE PROSECUTORS SAID MOST PARENTS HAVE THE MORAL COMPASS AND MOST PARENTS HAVE THE MORAL COMPASS AND INTEGRITY NOT TO STEP MORAL COMPASS AND INTEGRITY NOT TO STEP OVER THE LINE. INTEGRITY NOT TO STEP OVER THE LINE. THE DEFENDANT DOES OVER THE LINE. THE DEFENDANT DOES NOT. THE DEFENDANT DOES NOT. AFTER NOTING HUFFMAN’S NOT. AFTER NOTING HUFFMAN’S FAME AND WEALTH AFTER NOTING HUFFMAN’S FAME AND WEALTH SEVERAL TIMES THE FAME AND WEALTH SEVERAL TIMES THE PROSECUTORS SAID SEVERAL TIMES THE PROSECUTORS SAID EMPHATICALLY THERE’S PROSECUTORS SAID EMPHATICALLY THERE’S NO PAPARAZZI IN EMPHATICALLY THERE’S NO PAPARAZZI IN PRISON. NO PAPARAZZI IN PRISON. PRISON IS THE GREAT PRISON. PRISON IS THE GREAT EQUALIZER. PRISON IS THE GREAT EQUALIZER. SHE MUST GO TO PRISON. EQUALIZER. SHE MUST GO TO PRISON. BEFORE SHE ADDRESSED SHE MUST GO TO PRISON. BEFORE SHE ADDRESSED THE JUDGE, MANY LEGAL BEFORE SHE ADDRESSED THE JUDGE, MANY LEGAL EXPERTS THOUGHT THE THE JUDGE, MANY LEGAL EXPERTS THOUGHT THE OSCAR NOMINEE WOULD EXPERTS THOUGHT THE OSCAR NOMINEE WOULD AVOID TIME BEHIND OSCAR NOMINEE WOULD AVOID TIME BEHIND BARS. AVOID TIME BEHIND BARS. SHE TOLD THE JUDGE, I BARS. SHE TOLD THE JUDGE, I AM DEEPLY ASHAMED OF SHE TOLD THE JUDGE, I AM DEEPLY ASHAMED OF WHAT I HAVE DONE. AM DEEPLY ASHAMED OF WHAT I HAVE DONE. I HAVE INFLICTED MORE WHAT I HAVE DONE. I HAVE INFLICTED MORE DAMAGE THAN I COULD I HAVE INFLICTED MORE DAMAGE THAN I COULD HAVE IMAGED. DAMAGE THAN I COULD HAVE IMAGED. HER VOICE CRACKING HAVE IMAGED. HER VOICE CRACKING WHILE SHE FOUGHT BACK HER VOICE CRACKING WHILE SHE FOUGHT BACK TEARS, HUFFMAN SAID I WHILE SHE FOUGHT BACK TEARS, HUFFMAN SAID I TAKE FULL TEARS, HUFFMAN SAID I TAKE FULL RESPONSIBILITY FOR MY TAKE FULL RESPONSIBILITY FOR MY ACTIONS. RESPONSIBILITY FOR MY ACTIONS. I WILL ACCEPT WHATEVER ACTIONS. I WILL ACCEPT WHATEVER PUNISHMENT YOU DEEM I WILL ACCEPT WHATEVER PUNISHMENT YOU DEEM APPROPRIATE. PUNISHMENT YOU DEEM APPROPRIATE. AFTER PLEADING GUILTY APPROPRIATE. AFTER PLEADING GUILTY TO FRAUD CHARGES IN AFTER PLEADING GUILTY TO FRAUD CHARGES IN MAY, HUFFMAN ADMITTED TO FRAUD CHARGES IN MAY, HUFFMAN ADMITTED TO PAYING $15,000 TO MAY, HUFFMAN ADMITTED TO PAYING $15,000 TO HAVE HER DAUGHTER’S TO PAYING $15,000 TO HAVE HER DAUGHTER’S S.A.T. SCORES RIGGED. HAVE HER DAUGHTER’S S.A.T. SCORES RIGGED. THE JUDGE NOTING SHE S.A.T. SCORES RIGGED. THE JUDGE NOTING SHE APOLOGIZED AND THE JUDGE NOTING SHE APOLOGIZED AND ACCEPTED GUILT EARLY. APOLOGIZED AND ACCEPTED GUILT EARLY. COMPARED TO OTHER ACCEPTED GUILT EARLY. COMPARED TO OTHER DEFENDANTS SHE MADE COMPARED TO OTHER DEFENDANTS SHE MADE ONE OF THE SMALLEST DEFENDANTS SHE MADE ONE OF THE SMALLEST BRIBES SHE SAID, SHE ONE OF THE SMALLEST BRIBES SHE SAID, SHE WAS NOT A REPEAT BRIBES SHE SAID, SHE WAS NOT A REPEAT PLAYER. WAS NOT A REPEAT PLAYER. AND DID NOT INVOLVE PLAYER. AND DID NOT INVOLVE THE CHILD. AND DID NOT INVOLVE THE CHILD. THEN THE SENTENCE. THE CHILD. THEN THE SENTENCE. 14 DAYS IN PRISON. THEN THE SENTENCE. 14 DAYS IN PRISON. $30,000 FINE. 14 DAYS IN PRISON. $30,000 FINE. ONE YEAR SUPERVISED $30,000 FINE. ONE YEAR SUPERVISED RELEASE. ONE YEAR SUPERVISED RELEASE. AND 250 HOURS OF RELEASE. AND 250 HOURS OF COMMUNITY SERVICE. AND 250 HOURS OF COMMUNITY SERVICE. TOLD TO REPORT TO COMMUNITY SERVICE. TOLD TO REPORT TO PRISON WITHIN SIX TOLD TO REPORT TO PRISON WITHIN SIX WEEKS, HER ATTORNEY PRISON WITHIN SIX WEEKS, HER ATTORNEY ASKED IF SHE COULD WEEKS, HER ATTORNEY ASKED IF SHE COULD SURRENDER TO THIS ASKED IF SHE COULD SURRENDER TO THIS FACILITY IN DUBLIN, SURRENDER TO THIS FACILITY IN DUBLIN, CALIFORNIA, HOURS AWAY FACILITY IN DUBLIN, CALIFORNIA, HOURS AWAY FROM HER SPRAWLS HOME CALIFORNIA, HOURS AWAY FROM HER SPRAWLS HOME IN THE HOLLYWOOD FROM HER SPRAWLS HOME IN THE HOLLYWOOD HILLS. IN THE HOLLYWOOD HILLS. WITH 51 ARRESTED IN HILLS. WITH 51 ARRESTED IN THE PAY TO PLAY WITH 51 ARRESTED IN THE PAY TO PLAY COLLEGE ENTRANCE THE PAY TO PLAY COLLEGE ENTRANCE SCANDAL, SHE’S THE COLLEGE ENTRANCE SCANDAL, SHE’S THE FIRST PARENT TO BE SCANDAL, SHE’S THE FIRST PARENT TO BE SENTENCED. FIRST PARENT TO BE SENTENCED. TODAY’S HEARING SENTENCED. TODAY’S HEARING PERHAPS A LITMUS TEST TODAY’S HEARING PERHAPS A LITMUS TEST FOR THE DOZENS OF PERHAPS A LITMUS TEST FOR THE DOZENS OF PARENTS WHO WILL FOR THE DOZENS OF PARENTS WHO WILL APPEAR BEFORE THE PARENTS WHO WILL APPEAR BEFORE THE JUDGE NEXT. APPEAR BEFORE THE JUDGE NEXT.>>ANYTHING TO SAY? JUDGE NEXT.>>ANYTHING TO SAY?>>Reporter: FELLOW>>ANYTHING TO SAY?>>Reporter: FELLOW ACTRESS LORI LOUGHLIN>>Reporter: FELLOW ACTRESS LORI LOUGHLIN ALMOST PAID HALF A ACTRESS LORI LOUGHLIN ALMOST PAID HALF A MILLION DOLLARS TO GET ALMOST PAID HALF A MILLION DOLLARS TO GET HER DAUGHTERS INTO USC MILLION DOLLARS TO GET HER DAUGHTERS INTO USC AND IS HEADED TO HER DAUGHTERS INTO USC AND IS HEADED TO TRIAL. AND IS HEADED TO TRIAL. BUT TONIGHT FOR ONE TRIAL. BUT TONIGHT FOR ONE ACTRESS, THE LEGAL BUT TONIGHT FOR ONE ACTRESS, THE LEGAL CLIFF-HANGER COMING TO ACTRESS, THE LEGAL CLIFF-HANGER COMING TO AN END WITH PRISON CLIFF-HANGER COMING TO AN END WITH PRISON TIME. AN END WITH PRISON TIME. ON A STAGE WHERE THE TIME. ON A STAGE WHERE THE STAKES WERE HIGH. ON A STAGE WHERE THE STAKES WERE HIGH. HUFFMAN IS NOW FREE TO