'Fuller House' Stars Say a Family ‘Sticks Together No Matter What’ Amid Lori Loughlin Scandal
Candace Cameron-Bure, Jodie Sweetin, and Andrea Barber take their moment in the spotlight to give support for co-star Lori Loughlin who is embroiled in the college bribery scandal, as their show “Fuller House” bags a Kids’ Choice Award.
“Fuller House” is the Netflix revival series based on the ‘80s hit show “Full House”. Many of the beloved cast members reprised their roles in the new series. Loughlin, who in both shows played Aunt Becky, will no longer be returning after she figured in the nationwide college bribery scandal.
A dozen people charged in connection with the explosive college admissions case are appearing in Boston federal court today.— TODAY (@TODAYshow) March 25, 2019
This, as some of Lori Loughlin’s “Fuller House” co-stars appear to speak out about her arrest. pic.twitter.com/qSVo7gG5SU
In an upbeat and united acceptance speech after winning the Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Award for “Favorite Funny TV Show”, the “Fuller House” cast had messages of love for their co-star in every sentence.
Barber spoke first saying,
“You’ve been laughing alongside our family for four seasons. And this family has a lot of heart.”
“And where there’s a lot of heart, there’s a lot of love. And a loving family sticks together no matter what. They stick together through the hard times, they support each other, they encourage one another, they pray for each other, and they stand by their side, no matter how tough it gets.”
Loughlin got into trouble recently when she was exposed for bribery, paying $500,000 to get her daughters, with Mossimo Giannulli, into the University of Southern California. Bella and Olivia Jade were, according to ABC News,
“...designated as recruits to the USC crew team - despite the fact that they did not participate in crew - as the basis of their admission.”
Loughlin’s younger daughter, Olivia Jade, got extra flack for her a comment she once made saying that she “doesn’t really care about school” and that she preferred making Youtube videos. Online users called her “ungrateful” and “privileged.”
Olivia eventually found the opportunity to apologize for the “ignorant and stupid” statements she made, adding,
“And it totally came across that I’m ungrateful for college -- I’m going to a really nice school. And it just kind of made it seem like I don’t care, I just want to brush it off.”