Lori Loughlin reports to prison

Lori Loughlin is serving time for her part in the college admissions scandal.
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Lori Loughlin spending her first night in prison serving time for her part in that college admissions scandal. ABC's zohreen shah joins now us from Los Angeles with more. Zohreen, good morning. Reporter: Good morning, whit. Loughlin's prison sentence is about two months or for perspective roughly half a semester at usc. Now, California's newest high-profile prisoner is starting her time early expecting to be back with her family before new year's eve. This morning, actress Lori hlin is waking up in federal prison, her home for the next two months, after pleading guilty to her role in the "Varsity blues" cheating scandal. Sources telling ABC news Loughlin reported to prison one hour east of San Francisco, a low security facility with less than a thousand inmates and even fewer comforts. So you must be Rebecca. No, please, call me Becky. Becky. Reporter: The former "Full house" star cut a deal with the U.S. Attorney's office that she could report to prison earlier than herriginal November 19th date. Agreeing she wouldn't cut the sentence short for covid-related reasons. According to federal statistics, her prison has two inmates positive with coronavirus as of Friday. The actress reportedly trying to stay healthy before turning herself in. She's trying every day just to kind of build herself up both mentally and physically for what's to come. Reporter: Loughlin and her husband, fashion designer mossimo giannulli, pleading guilty over the summer to paying roughly $500,000 to consultant Rick singer to get their daughters into usc. One of them YouTube personality Olivia jade. Hi, guys, welcome back. Reporter: Her husband expected to serve five months. Prosecutors claim he was more active in the scheme, he's expected to start his sentence next month. Loughlin's representatives did not return a requeor comment. Nearly 30 prominent parents have also pled guilty in similar cases including actress felicity Huffman who spent 11 days in prison. Dan. Zohreen, thank you very much.

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