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Who Is Isabella Rose? New Details About Lori Loughlin And Mossimo Giannulli's Older Daughter

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Who Is Isabella Rose
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USC is reevaluating her status as a student.

Lori Loughlin's daughter Isabella Rose was spotted out and about on Wednesday, March 13th. This is the first time she has appeared in public since her parents' arrests in conjunction with the college admissions scandal Operation Varsity Blues. She was sitting in the back of a car wearing black yoga pants, a green hoodie, sneakers and a yellow scrunchie. She held her arm up to her face trying to hide from the paparazzi cameras. Her father was arrested Tuesday and her mother was arrested Wednesday for their roles in bribing USC officials to get Isabella and her sister admitted to the competitive university. The incoming fall class of 2018 had just a 13% acceptance rate. 64,000 people applied to USC for the fall of 2018 and 8,200 were admitted. Isabella and her sister Olivia Jade got into USC because their parents paid bribes totally $500,000 to secure their spot. Who is Isabella Rose?

1. She is an actress

Isabella is the elder of Lori Loughlin and Mossimo Giannulli's two daughters. She is a sophomore at USC and an actress. She has been in two Christmas-themed TV movies with her actress mother: Homegrown Christmas and Every Christmas Has a Story. She is active on social media with 261,000 followers on her IG. However, in the wake of the Operation Varsity Blues scandal her her family's involvement in it, she set her account to private. In 2017, Isabella appeared on the Today show with her mother and was asked about her post-college acting plans and what type of work she was hoping to get. Isabella said: "I just love all of it...I'd be happy to do anything." She also said that her mother "helped me with so many auditions also, which is so nice."

 

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2. Her mom pushed her to go to college

It seems silly just saying that knowing what we know now — that her parents paid bribes totalling $500,000 to get their daughters into USC because apparently academically they didn't qualify academically but in a 2018 interview with Salon, Loughlin said: "She just finished her first year of college and she really enjoys it and I think she’ll get her degree. And I just said to her, 'Look, have some back up plan. Get a degree and something else. You can study theater and whatever you need to also at school. I think I’ve shown her and presented all the pitfalls that there might be."

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3. She got into USC as an athlete for the crew team

In April 2016, Isabella's father emailed William Singer, the mastermind of the Operation Varsity Blues scandal, according to the documents filed by the Justice Department. He said: "We just met with [our older daughter’s] college counselor this am. I’d like to maybe sit with you after your session with the girls as I have some concerns and want to fully understand the game plan and make sure we have a roadmap for success as it relates to [our daughter] and getting her into a school other than ASU!" Singer replied: "If you want SC I have the game plan ready to go into motion. Call me to discuss." Singer and Isabella's parents then allegedly worked to get her designated as a recruit for the crew team despite the fact that she had no experience with or interest in the sport. Loughlin and Giannulli reportedly paid a $50,000 bribe to Donna Heinel, a senior associate athletic director at USC and $200,000 to Singer's foundation. They then executed the same strategy and bribes a year later for Olivia Jade.

4. Will she be expelled from USC?

USC interim president Wanda Austin is reportedly reviewing the cases of the students involved in the cheating scandal on a case by case basis. Isabella and Olivia Jade's futures at USC are up in the air at the moments. USC Media Relations released a statement saying: "We will make informed, appropriate decisions once those reviews have been completed. Some of these individuals may have been minors at the time of their application process.”

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5. Her mom was arrested

Lori Loughlin surrendered to the FBI Wednesday after returning from Vancover. She appeared in the Los Angeles Federal Court where the judge ordered her to cut off all communication with all witnesses and defendants in the case with the exception of her husband and two daughters. She was released on $1 million bond later in the day on Wednesday.

Amy Lamare is a Los Angeles based freelance writer covering entertainment, pop culture, beauty, fashion, fitness, technology, and the intersection of technology, business, and philanthropy. She is deeply devoted to her chocolate Labrador and an avid long distance runner. You can find her on Instagram and Facebook.