Mossimo Giannulli, 56, “wasn’t happy” about it, adds the source, but Loughlin, 55, is trying to keep her options open. “Lori wants to be prepared for the worst outcome,” adds the insider, “but she also wants to demonstrate that she’s taking this very, very seriously.”
The actress and her fashion designer husband face prison for mail fraud, money laundering and bribery. They have been accused of paying $500,000 to get their daughters Isabella, 21, and Olivia Jade, 20, into the University of Southern California.
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With reporting by Jen Heger