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John Stamos Finally Breaks His Silence On Lori Loughlin’s College Admission Scandal

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Katie Jerkovich Entertainment Reporter

John Stamos finally broke his silence about pal Lori Loughlin’s alleged involvement in Operation Varsity Blues and admitted he “just can’t process it still.”

“I gotta be careful,” the 56-year-old actor explained to GQ in a new interview in a piece published Wednesday, before confirming that he and the 55-year-old actress were close.”I want to wait until the trial happens, if it does, or whatever the result is, and then talk about it.” (RELATED: Report: Felicity Huffman Deletes Post About Being A ‘Good Enough’ Mom Following College Admission Scam Arrest)

 

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“I’ll tell you one thing that has been strange is: Honestly I can’t figure it out,” he added.  “It doesn’t make sense. I talked to her  [Lori Loughlin] the morning everything hit. I just can’t process it still.”(RELATED: Lori Loughlin Released After Paying $1 Million Bond)

Stamos continued despite wanting to get into the details,”Whatever happened, I’m pretty sure that the punishment is not equal to the crime, if there was a crime.” (RELATED: Lori Loughlin’s Daughter Bragged About Going To School To Party)

It comes after the actor had shared back in June with Entertainment Tonight that the “Fuller House” cast was still trying to “figure … out” Loughlin’s role, if any, in the series fifth and final season.

 

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“I haven’t been on the show yet and it hasn’t come up, so I’m going to talk to some people about it this week and see what’s going on,” the “Full House” star shared at the time. “I’m just going to wait a little longer before I talk about it. It’s a difficult situation for everyone involved. I don’t mean just on our side.”

As previously reported, Loughlin and her husband Mossimo Giannulli were accused of paying $500,000 in bribes to get their daughters accepted to the University of Southern California by pretending they were competitive rowing recruits.

The two later pleaded not guilty to the multiple charges of conspiracy to commit money laundering and conspiracy to commit fraud. If found guilty, the pair could spend a total of 40 years behind bars.