Dave Coulier opens up about Lori Loughlin’s incarceration

Lori Loughlin appears to have rejoined Hollywood after the 2019 college admissions scandal. The “Full House” star and “Desperate Housewives” actress Felicity Huffman were the biggest names to emerge from the infamous scandal that was sweeping the world According to Insiders, 50 parents have been charged with bribery, money laundering and forgery, and several have been convicted.

At the helm of the program is college prep counselor Martin Singer, whose parents paid more than $25 million to get their children into some of the most prestigious colleges in the country. For her part, Loughlin was “sentenced to two months in prison, fined $150,000 and ordered to do 100 hours of community service upon release,” per NBC News. Her designer husband Mossimo Giannulli, meanwhile, didn’t get off any easier. He had to serve five months in prison, pay a $250,000 fine and do 250 hours of community service.

As Loughlin returns to the public eye after her prison stint in December 2020, several of her former “When Calls the Heart” castmates have spoken out about the incident, including Paul Greene and Andrea Brooks. Now, Dave Coulier, co-star of Loughlin’s “Full House,” has something to say.

Dave Coulier had nothing but good things to say about Lori Loughlin

It’s been well over a year since Lori Loughlin was released from prison for her involvement in the college admissions scandal, but the gossip surrounding her is far from over. Dave Coulier, who starred opposite Loughlin as Joey Gladstone on “Full House,” shared in a recent interview with E! News.

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“If you said at the beginning of ‘Full House’ who was the only person who was going to end up in prison, Lori was last on the list,” he admitted. Coulier also called Loughlin his “best friend in life” and “a wonderful human being.” The actor really only had positive things to say about Loughlin and the scandal, adding, “There’s a lot of untold stories underneath that I don’t think many people know, we all make mistakes.”

Coulier wasn’t the only one of Loughlin’s “Full House” castmates to comment on the scandal. In 2020, before Loughlin went to jail, Bob Saget had some revealing comments about his former co-star, telling Page Six that he sent Loughlin a text that read, “Love you and thinking of you, that’s all.” He also defended the star to the max and showed nothing but love. Saget said, “If you love someone, then you have to make that decision and [ask yourself] Is that something that makes me not love a person and I love them? She’s a darling.”