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Lori Loughlin's husband Mossimo Giannulli reports to prison as he starts five-month sentence

LORI Loughlin's husband Mossimo Giannulli reported to prison in California early Thursday morning as he starts his five-month sentence for his part in the college bribery scandal, The Sun can exclusively reveal.

The 57-year-old designer, who was pictured with a newly-shaved head this week, was driven to the federal prison for men in Lompoc and arrived around 9.15am, according to a close source.

The insider added that Giannulli, like his wife, will likely be tested for COVID-19 and be placed in quarantine for 14 days.

According to reports, Lompoc prison does have some perks with music programs, arts and crafts and table games for inmates.

The celebrity couple pleaded guilty after paying $500,000 in bribes to get their two daughters, Bella and Olivia, into the University of Southern California in a scandal which rocked Hollywood.

Along with prison time, he must pay a $250,000 fine and perform 250 hours of community service.

His wife, Full House actress Lori, reported to the Federal Correctional Institution in Dublin, California, to begin her two-month sentence on October 30.

She was also ordered to pay a $150,000 fine and perform 100 hours of community service.

Lori is said to have been a "wreck" during her first few weeks behind bars.

Prosecutors said her husband deserved a tougher sentence because he was "the more active participant in the scheme."

They funeled money through Rick Singer — the admissions consultant at the center of the scheme — to get their two daughters into USC as crew recruits, authorities said.

Singer, who has also pleaded guilty, was expected to testify against them if they had gone to trial.

Giannulli was spotted in Beverly Hills earlier this week with closely cropped buzz cut and a nearly all-white beard.

Talking about his new look, a legal source told People Magazine: "He’s trying to simplify everything.

"Prison life is going to be hard enough for him; he might as well just take any hair worries out of the equation."

Giannulli and his famous wife were reportedly "bracing themselves for prison," after pleading guilty on May 21, to one count of conspiracy to commit wire and mail fraud.

Additionally, Giannulli pleaded guilty to honest service wire and mail fraud.

“It’s not going to be easy for them – especially Lori, who’s used to living very comfortably and having it all,” a source previously told In Touch.

“Lori and Mossimo tried everything to get out of this, but in the end, they knew they’d lose at trial,” the insider told them.

The couple previously denied the charges, but sources said "the thought of spending years behind bars finally wore them down."

Nearly 30 prominent parents were involved in the what federal prosecutors dubbed 'Operation Varsity Blues,' including Desperate Housewives actress Felicity Huffman.

Huffman, who pleaded guilty, served two weeks in jail late last year after she admitted to paying $15,000 to have someone correct her daughter's entrance exam answers. 

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