Lori Loughlin Is Bracing for Quite the Fight After Entering a Not Guilty Plea

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Anyone who has been following the college admissions scandal involving Full House actress Lori Loughlin had to be pretty surprised by the news Monday that Lori and her husband, Mossimo Giannulli, have pleaded not guilty to the charges against them in the case. 

Even though they are facing a maximum of 40 years in prison if the case goes to trial and they are convicted, apparently the two of them are ready to fight as hard as they can. Entertainment Tonight talked to legal analyst Rachel Stockman, and she believes this is going to be a pretty tough battle for Lori and Mossimo to win.

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She explains that according to the prosecution, they have quite a bit of evidence against the couple, in the forms of tapes and recordings, which means the case will be extremely difficult to defend in court.

A source close to ET said that when Lori heard that she's potentially facing 40 years in prison, she "broke down crying," so we can only begin to imagine just how nervous she is about what the outcome of the case will be.

The source also added that Mossimo claims that he and Lori "were under the impression that they might be breaking rules, but not breaking laws," when they allegedly shelled out $500,000 to help get their daughters into USC.

It'll be very interesting to see how things play out over the next several months. Call it a hunch, but something tells us if Aunt Becky does wind up behind bars, it certainly won't be for anywhere close to 40 years. (Have mercy ...)

For more on Lori's case, check out ET's report.


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