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Felicity Huffman appears to remove social media profiles, parenting website, amid college admissions scandal

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Felicity Huffman appears to remove social media profiles, parenting website, amid college admissions scandal

Felicity Huffman seems to have gone completely offline after she was charged and arrested for her alleged role in a nationwide college admissions scam.

The 56-year-old “Desperate Housewives” star has apparently taken down her Facebook, Twitter and Instagram profiles.

Her Facebook page is no longer available and her Instagram and Twitter pages, both previously under the handle @felicityhuffman, no longer appear.

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Huffman has also removed her parenting website “What the Flicka?,” which now displays a “Server Default Page” notice.

Felicity Huffman is seen inside the Edward R. Roybal Federal Building and U.S. Courthouse in Los Angeles, on Tuesday, March 12, 2019. (Photo by DAVID MCNEW / AFP) (DAVID MCNEW/AFP/Getty Images)

Felicity Huffman is seen inside the Edward R. Roybal Federal Building and U.S. Courthouse in Los Angeles, on Tuesday, March 12, 2019. (Photo by DAVID MCNEW / AFP) (DAVID MCNEW/AFP/Getty Images)
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The site’s YouTube Channel and social media pages have also been taken down, according to US Weekly, which reported that Huffman launched the site in 2012.

She started the site as a source where mothers could “gather, make mistakes, say they’re losing their mind, trade tips and offer advice to one another,” Huffman told Mashable back in 2013.

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Huffman is one of 50 people – including more than 30 parents and nine coaches – who have been charged in the scheme, which involved bribing insiders to get clients’ children into top schools, authorities said.

“Full House” actress Lori Loughlin and her husband, Mossimo Giannulli, were also among those charged.

The nearly decade-long scam was allegedly commanded by William Rick Singer, founder of for-profit college prep business Edge College & Career Network, also known as “The Key.” The 58-year-old California man purportedly helped parents get their children’s college admission through bribes, according to court documents.

Officials had been investigating the case, referred to by its code name “Operation Varsity Blues,” for more than a year.

Huffman was arrested Tuesday after FBI agents showed up at her Los Angeles home around 6 a.m. She posted a $250,000 bond after an appearance in an L.A. federal court. Her husband, actor William H. Macy, has not been charged, though an FBI agent stated in an affidavit that he was in the room when Huffman first heard the pitch from a scam insider.

Fox News’ Jennifer Earl contributed to this report.

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Lori Loughlin’s Hallmark Channel co-stars say college admissions scandal put them in ‘tough spot’

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At least two cast members from the Hallmark Channel’s “When Calls the Heart” series have shared their appreciation for fans following Lori Loughlin’s firing from the show as a result of her alleged involvement in a nationwide college admissions scandal.

Paul Greene, who plays the character Carson Shepherd on the show, thanked fans via Twitter on Tuesday for their “amazing love and support through this tough spot.”

Andrea Brooks, too, shared a similar message, thanking fans for the “tremendous outpouring of love and support over the past week.”

“Hi #Hearties, I just wanted to take a moment to tell you that I appreciate the tremendous outpouring of love and support over the past week. Your kindness and dedication does not go unnoticed. I love being a part of this family. Thank you,” Brooks, who plays Faith Carter on the show, wrote on Instagram.

The show cut ties with Loughlin following news of her alleged involvement in an elite scheme that involved wealthy families allegedly paying hundreds of thousands of dollars to secure a place for their children at some of the nation’s most prestigious universities such as Yale, the University of Southern California (USC) and Georgetown, among others.

Loughlin, and husband and fashion designer Mossimo Giannulli, specifically, allegedly paid $500,000 in bribes to have their two daughters — YouTube star Olivia Jade Giannulli and her older sister Isabella —designated as recruits for the USC crew team despite the fact that neither participated in the sport.

On Instagram last week, the Hallmark Channel assured fans it would not be canceling the show despite the fact Loughlin, who played Abigail Stanton, would not be returning.

The show’s producer Brian Bird also took to the photo-sharing platform to share a similar message, noting the show has “gone on a creative hiatus to do some retooling on the remaining Season 6 episodes.”

“Your love for When Calls the Heart is the courage we count on as we work through this challenging transition and your Hearties community will always be the most important legacy of this TV series. We love you!” he concluded.

Fox News’ Katherine Lam contributed to this report.

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Emily Ratajkowski shows exposed rib cage in bikini snap

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Stop us if you’ve heard this one before: Emily Ratajkowski is still posing in bikinis.

The brunette bombshell showed off another piece from her Inamorata Woman line on Instagram.

In a black and white snapshot, Ratajkowski, 27, wore a light colored string bikini top with matching high-cut bottoms as she posed on a chair, revealing her visible rib cage.

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She accessorized with small hoop earrings and had her brown hair swept into a messy updo.

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This post got much less hate than another recent black and white photo she posted to Instagram.

Last week, Ratajkowski posted a photo of her and plus-sized model pal Caitlin King’s rear ends to promote her swimwear and lingerie line.

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She was hit with a lot of flak for allegedly bodyshaming her friend.

Last month, Ratajkowski posed in lingerie and bikinis in a convenience store to promote her Inamorata brand.

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She’s previously expressed that her clothing choices are a feminist act, saying it was “important” to wear “a string bikini on the beach and at a protest.”

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Allison Mack is in ‘active plea negotiations’ to avoid trial for alleged involvement in NXIVM sex cult

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Allison Mack is in 'active plea negotiations' to avoid trial for alleged involvement in NXIVM sex cult

“Smallville” actress Allison Mack along with two other defendants swept up in the alleged sex trafficking conspiracy by the self-help group, that many call a cult, NXIVM may avoid their respective trials next month thanks to a plea deal.

It was revealed in court that Mack and the others are in “active plea negotiations” as a fourth defendant, NXIVM co-founder and alleged ringleader of the cult, Keith Raniere, appeared in court to plead not guilty to child pornography charges related to the case.

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Mack is best known for her long-running role on the superhero TV show about the early days of Clark Kent’s life. However, it was previously reported that she was heavily involved in the NXIVM organization. Mack allegedly got involved with the organization when she was unhappy with her acting career. She reportedly rose in the ranks to become a key player in its activities, which allegedly included branding its members and finding sex slaves for Raniere.

Mack is currently on pretrial house arrest at her parent’s home in Los Alamitos, Calif., on a $5 million bond. However, next month she’s expected to travel to New York to stand trial, unless she’s able to make a plea deal.

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Additionally, defense attorney Mark Geragos said that his client, Seagram liquor fortune heiress Clare Bronfman, will be asking for a separate trial on charges she bank-rolled the Albany-based group that has been compared to a cult. Bronfman and Mack have previously denied the charges.

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“We don’t need to be the collateral damage,” Geragos said.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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