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Lori Loughlin’s former costar Paul Greene supports her ‘no matter what happens’

By Max / Published on Wednesday, 17 Apr 2019 14:43 PM / No Comments / 44 views

Lori Loughlin’s former costar Paul Greene supports her ‘no matter what happens’… after she pleaded not guilty to charges in college admissions scam

Her life has turned upside down after it was revealed she was one of 50 people charged for participating in a massive college admissions scandal. 

And while Lori Loughlin lost her role on Hallmark’s When Calls the Heart, her costar Paul Greene has offered his full support ‘no matter what happens’ in the legal proceedings surrounding Operation Varsity Blues, according to People.

The 54-year-old actress, along with her fashion designer husband Mossimo Giannulli, pleaded not guilty to federal charges on Monday stemming from their involvement in the scam where they allegedly paid $ 500,000 in bribes to secure their daughter’s spots at the University of Southern California.

Strong: Lori Loughlin lost her role on Hallmark's When Calls the Heart, but her costar Paul Greene has offered his full support 'no matter what happens' in the legal proceedings surrounding Operation Varsity Blues; seen in 2017

Strong: Lori Loughlin lost her role on Hallmark’s When Calls the Heart, but her costar Paul Greene has offered his full support ‘no matter what happens’ in the legal proceedings surrounding Operation Varsity Blues; seen in 2017

‘We’ve all known Lori for a really long time,’ he said. ‘And when someone’s your friend and something happens to them, you don’t stop being their friend. You support, no matter what happens.’

The Full House star was charged with conspiracy to commit mail fraud with an additional charge of money laundering. 

‘I can only speak for myself,’ he continued. ‘All I do know is that if you had a good friend and they were accused of something, you haven’t even heard their side yet, you’d be there for them no matter what.’  

Not great: The 54-year-old actress, along with her fashion designer husband Mossimo Giannulli, pleaded not guilty to federal charges on Monday stemming from their involvement in the scam where they allegedly paid $  500,000 in bribes to secure their daughter's spots at the University of Southern California

Not great: The 54-year-old actress, along with her fashion designer husband Mossimo Giannulli, pleaded not guilty to federal charges on Monday stemming from their involvement in the scam where they allegedly paid $ 500,000 in bribes to secure their daughter’s spots at the University of Southern California

'We've all known Lori for a really long time,' costar Paul Greene said. 'And when someone's your friend and something happens to them, you don't stop being their friend. You support, no matter what happens'

‘We’ve all known Lori for a really long time,’ costar Paul Greene said. ‘And when someone’s your friend and something happens to them, you don’t stop being their friend. You support, no matter what happens’

Loughlin and her husband were among the 50 people — including Desperate Housewives star Felicity Huffman — indicted in the wide-ranging college bribery scandal. 

Their charges of money laundering and bank fraud carry a penalty of up to 40 years in prison. 

The Hallmark Channel show ‘severed ties’ with Lori after the news broke that her family was apart of the scam. 

‘Everyone’s human,’ he added. ‘If I, Paul, all of a sudden there was some weird thing and it came out that I was being accused of something and you haven’t heard my side yet and I wasn’t supported by my friends, I’d be like, “Are you really my friend”‘

Gone: The Hallmark Channel show 'severed ties' with Lori after the news broke that her family was apart of the scam

Gone: The Hallmark Channel show ‘severed ties’ with Lori after the news broke that her family was apart of the scam

Crew: Lori starred as Abigail Stanton for six seasons of the television drama based on Janette Oke's book of the same name

Crew: Lori starred as Abigail Stanton for six seasons of the television drama based on Janette Oke’s book of the same name

The show will still go on as planned, with a few minor changes now that Lori’s no longer a part of the program. 

‘They’re doing some reshoots in Canada, and I mean, everybody has really been very, very careful ’cause it’s a very sensitive time,’ he said. ‘Everybody is trying to collect themselves and pull it all together, make a statement that doesn’t offend, but still supports, that’s loving.’

‘But also everyone’s dotting their i’s and crossing their t’s on the corporate side,’ he added. ‘Every angle you could look at this [from] has had to have been handled very carefully.’ 

Lori starred as Abigail Stanton for six seasons of the television drama based on Janette Oke’s book of the same name.  

The show, which premiered in 2014, was recently renewed for a seventh season and returns to the network on May 4, with a brand-new episode the following day. 

Out with the old: The show, which premiered in 2014, was recently renewed for a seventh season and returns to the network on May 4, with a brand-new episode the following day

Out with the old: The show, which premiered in 2014, was recently renewed for a seventh season and returns to the network on May 4, with a brand-new episode the following day

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