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Lori Loughlin fired from Hallmark Channel amid bribery scandal

Lori Loughlin, one of the Hallmark Channel's biggest stars, has been fired by the network, after being accused of paying $500,000 in bribes so her daughters could get into the University of Southern California.

"We are saddened by the recent news surrounding college admissions allegations," Crown Media, the Hallmark Channel's parent company, said Thursday. "We are no longer working with Lori Loughlin and have stopped development of all productions that air on the Crown Media Family Network channels involving Lori Loughlin including Garage Sale Mysteries, an independent third-party production."

Shows featuring Loughlin, both reruns and those that have yet to air on Hallmark Channel, have been shelved. The actress and her husband, clothing designer Mossimo Giannulli, were charged with conspiracy to commit mail fraud and honest services mail fraud, and are both out on bond.

Through her YouTube channel, their younger daughter, Olivia Jade Giannulli, recently secured a partnership with Sephora, but on Thursday, the makeup company announced it was ending the collaboration, "effective immediately."