Lori Loughlin reportedly had an emotional reunion with her daughters after completing her two-month prison sentence on Monday.
A spokesman for the Federal Correctional Institution (FCI) in Dublin, California, confirmed to Fox News that the “Full House” star had completed her prison term, was released and allowed to reunite with her daughters, Olivia Jade (21) and Isabella, to reunite. , 22.
According to a source who spoke to People magazine, Loughlin immediately left prison to meet her daughters for an emotional and tearful reunion in Los Angeles.
“This is the end of a very long ordeal,” the source said. They added that she was ‘relieved that she could put her prison sentence behind her’.
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“This is the most stressful thing she has ever had to deal with,” the insider added. “She plans to spend New Year with Olivia and Bella.”
While Loughlin was apparently delighted to reunite with her daughters, she was probably desperate to have contact with literally anyone on the outside, as a source told Us Weekly that she had spent the last two weeks of her prison stay in isolation from the rest of the prison population. .
Although solitary confinement is usually a punishment reserved for the misconduct of inmates, the source notes that was not the case with the former Hallmark star. Instead, she was placed there as a precaution due to a reported outbreak of the coronavirus in prison.
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Loughlin’s reunion with her daughters is bitterly sweet, as her husband, fashion designer Mossimo Giannulli, is still behind bars for his role in the college admission scandal. He was sentenced in August to five months in prison after they both pleaded guilty to charges of $ 500,000 payments to scam master William “Rick” Singer for recruiting their daughters to the University of Southern California crew. The two have never participated in the sport.
He is apparently in his custody in protective custody due to COVID-19 concern.
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“Before she entered, Lori volunteered with children with special needs and intends to continue it, even if it is not part of her orderly community service,” the source told Us Weekly. ‘It’s hard to be home [her husband] Mossimo [Giannulli] natural. They pray to be reunited at Easter. ‘
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Loughlin’s release means she’s one step closer to putting the nationwide scandal behind her, though it’s important to note that her sentence has not been officially completed now that she has been released. In their plea agreement, Loughlin agreed to serve two months and pay a $ 150,000 fine, along with two years of supervised release and 100 hours of community service.
Fox News’ Melissa Roberto and Associated Press contributed to this report.