Did 'Fuller House' Cast Reference Lori Loughlin During 'Kids' Choice Awards' Acceptance Speech?
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Loughlin, who will not return for the show's final season, is one of dozens of wealthy parents implicated in a massive college admissions scam.

It was a big night at the "Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards" for Netflix's "Fuller House," even as the shadow of the ongoing college admissions scam hangs heavy like a cloud over the legacy series.

While many in the cast were in attendance, notably absent was Lori Loughlin, who has played "Aunt Becky" since the show's original "Full House" run three decades ago. Now, she's facing allegations of bribing her daughters' ways into the University of Southern California.

The series three main stars, Candace Cameron-Bure, Jodie Sweetin and Andrea Barber, were on hand to accept their show's award for "Favorite Funny TV Show," and it certainly sounded like they were referencing their beleaguered former co-star in their acceptance speech.

"You have been laughing alongside our family for four seasons and this family has a lot of heart," Barber said.

"And where there's a lot of heart, there's a lot of love," Bure added. "And a loving family sticks together no matter what. They stick together through the hard times, they support each other, they encourage one another, they pray for each other and they stand by their side no matter how tough it gets."

Since the story broke the entire "Full/Fuller House" family has patently avoided talking about it in any capacity. When asked in public, a curt "no comment" suffices, and on social media they seemed to commiserate over a picture of Loughlin's on-screen husband John Stamos' son while never addressing what they were commiserating over.

"A loving family that also sticks together, also celebrates the really good times," Bure continued.

"This is one of those good times," Sweetin chimed in. "You've stuck with us for 30 years and we love you all so much. We promise the fifth and final season is gonna be amazing."

Netflix had previously renewed the show for a fifth and final season to premiere in late 2019. Loughlin will not be returning.

It's been two weeks now since news first broke that Loughlin, fellow actress Felicity Huffman and 48 other wealthy parents across the country were charged with participating in a conspiracy that allegedly involved cheating on college entrance exams and securing admission to elite universities by bribing coaches to accept certain students under false pretenses.

Loughlin was subsequently jettisoned by Netflix and the Hallmark Channel, with which she had many lucrative deals, including a starring role on series "When Calls the Heart," which is looking to retool without her. According to USC in a statement to NBC, Loughlin's daughters Olivia Jade and Isabella Giannulli, are still enrolled as the school investigates the allegations, but reports are they have not been in attendance since the scandal broke.

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