Felicity Huffman IMAGE SHOT: Actress remains low profile after guilty plea in college bribery scandal
Felicity Huffman PHOTOGRAPHIC: Disgraced actress remains low profile in LA after her guilty plea in college admissions bribery scandal
It has been a miserable time for Felicity Huffman, but she keeps mercy under pressure while waiting for her prison sentence.
Huffman, aged 56, was visiting during a walk in Los Angeles on Thursday, holding an inconspicuous profile on the day trip less than three weeks after she made a guilty plea to email fraud and fair services fraud charges to university admissions bribery scandal that she has been linked to Full House alum Lori Loughlin.
On Thursday, Huffman wore a striped shirt with buttons and wide black pants, black shoes, a black cap and a brown aviator glasses with earrings.
Out of about: Felicity Huffman, 56, had taken a walk in LA on Thursday afternoon, knowing less about the day out less than three weeks after making a guilty plea to email fraud and fair services
The Oscar-nominated Transamerica actress, who is the mother of daughters Sofia, 18, and Georgia, 17, with husband William H. Macy, 69, has admitted shaking off $ 15,000 for a proctor to get wrong answers to the SAT & # 39 ; s from Sofia.
The Desperate Housewives star led the payment through a recording officer William Singer through his non-profit Key Worldwide Foundation; Prosecutors said the aforementioned foundation was established as a front to accept payouts.
When she was admitted to court, Huffman acknowledged that the scam changed the location where Sofia Grace took her test because she used a neuropsychologist to write a note to support the change.
She told the judge that the location change had been made without the fraud in mind, and that neither the neuropsychologist nor her daughter were aware of her machinations.
Casual: Huffman wore a striped shirt with button and baggy black pants, black shoes, a black cap and brown kite glasses with earrings on the outing
Rough Waters: Huffman, who is free from a $ 250,000 bond after her March arrest, & # 39; is worried about non-stop because she knows she has made the biggest mistake in her life & # 39 ;, told a source to ET
Huffman was seen the day after her husband Macy, who plays Frank Gallagher on Showtime & # 39; s Shameless, was seen in Los Angeles with a few mylar balloons that read the phrases & # 39; congratulations Grad! & # 39; and & # 39; You Did It! & # 39; while Sofia Grace graduates from high school.
Entertainment tonight reported Thursday that Sofia Grace will take a break and not immediately enroll in college in the wake of her mother's scandal.
A source told the outlet that Sofia and Georgia & # 39; are doing well and have tried to keep their routines & # 39; while supporting their mother the very difficult time.
& # 39; They are definitely planning to spend a lot of quality time with the family & # 39 ;, the source added. & # 39; The girls are very close to their father and mother and have always been sympathetic. They will do anything to be there for their mother. & # 39;
Bittersweet: Huffman & # 39; s wife William H. Macy was seen in LA on Wednesday with a few mylar balloons that the sentences & # 39; Congrats Grad! & # 39; and & # 39; You Did It! & # 39; while Sofia Grace graduates from high school
The source told ET that & # 39; although William and Felicity have been through a lot, they master their situation and are committed to picking up the pieces and bringing their family life back together. & # 39;
& # 39; Felicity & # 39; s friends and fans are proud of how brave and honest she has been. She has been as transparent as possible and knows that she has made a mistake. & # 39;
A separate insider told ET that Huffman, who is free of $ 250,000 after her arrest in March, is worried because she knows she has made the biggest mistake in her life. (Macy was not charged for the scandal.)
Huffman has worked out a deal with prosecutors in which she will not invoke a sentence of 20 years or less, while she is likely to recommend a sentence of four to ten months.
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