Hallmark Drops Lori Loughlin After Alleged College Cheating Scandal

Lori Loughlin has been fired by Hallmark’s parent company, Crown Media, after she was charged with conspiracy to commit mail fraud in connection with a college admissions scheme.

Crown Media Family Networks the parent company said in a statement to CBS News that they are “saddened by the recent news surrounding the college admissions allegations.”

“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,” the statement said.

Loughlin’s daughter Olivia Jade is also feeling the backlash. Sephora issued a statement Thursday announcing the end of its partnership with the 19-year-old social media influencer. “After careful review of recent developments, we have made the decision to end the Sephora Collection partnership with Olivia Jade Giannulli, effective immediately,” 

Loughlin was slated to appear in at least one Hallmark Christmas movie in 2019. She starred last year in Homegrown Christmas as well as the When Calls the Heart Christmas movie.