While actress Lori Loughlin and husband Mossimo Giannulli await their trial on charges related to the Varsity Blues college admissions scandal, their daughter Olivia Jade apparently 'fears' for her future. The couple is accused of paying more than $500,000 to secure admissions for daughters Olivia Jade and Isabella Rose into the University of Southern California and have both pleaded not guilty to charges of conspiracy to commit fraud and conspiracy to commit money laundering.
A source close to Olivia, who had a hugely successful career as an influencer and entrepreneur prior to the scandal, told Hollywood Life that her relationship with her parents still isn't great. "Olivia’s relationship with her parents remains very strained. It’s a weird time for her now that her friends are all going back to school, and her family is stuck in this situation. Summer was a nice relief and she’s thankful to have lots of support around her, but she’s scared," the source said.
The source went on to add that both sisters are anxious for the entire ordeal to be behind them. "She puts up a strong front on social media and likes to look tough, but deep down, she truly fears the unknown and despite the tensions she’s facing with her parents and the very real issues she’s working through with them, she wants them to be safe and move past this. She wants what is best for everyone, and so does Bella. They are trying to be hopeful. This is far from over and she knows that. There are lots of question marks right now surrounding her future," the source added.
While many other high profile personalities who were implicated in the Varsity Blues scandal, like actress Felicity Huffman, took plea deals, both Loughlin and Giannulli plead not-guilty, maintaining they didn't think they had done anything wrong.
"The legal situation is complicated," the source told Hollywood Life. "Olivia is trying to understand it, but lots of it is beyond her comprehension. She hopes her parents know what they’re doing and she’s trying to respect their decisions to move forward as they see fit pertaining to their defense. Overall it’s still a very nerve-wracking ordeal."