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Felicity Huffman sentenced to 14 days in prison for college bribery scandal

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Fekicity Huffman sentenced to 14 days in prisonThe actor Felicity Huffman was sentenced on Friday to 14 days in prison for paying $15,000 to rig her daughter’s SAT scores in the college admissions scandal that ensnared dozens of wealthy and well-connected parents.

Huffman, 56, who has starred in TV hits including Desperate Housewives, Get Shorty and Frasier, became the first of 34 parents to be sentenced. She was also given a $30,000 fine, 250 hours of community service and a year of supervised release.

In a statement, she said she accepted her sentence “without reservation” and said: “There no excuses or justifications for my actions. Period.”

She also apologized to her family and “the educational community”, said she looked forward to completing her community service and asked for forgiveness.



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