Felicity Huffman will be stepping her feet outside the prison again soon. But before it even happens, she demanded something big through a new file document.
Huffman seemed to have prepared herself already to fully see the world again by filing a new court document.
On Wednesday, The 57-year-old infamous actress requested for the release of her passport following her arrest.
“At the time of her initial appearance, Ms. Huffman surrendered her passport without objection to the United States Probation and Pretrial Services Office,” Huffman’s request reads.
Her legal team submitted the file to the U.S. District Court, Massachusetts.
To recall, she served 11 days in prison last year after involving herself in the national college admission scandal. It included illegal ways to secure a spot in the nation’s top universities for their kids.
Huffman is nearing completion soon as she already met all the requirements of her release. She is also set to complete the terms which were requested from her since September 2019.
Meanwhile, the government’s counsel approved her request to get back her passport.
What happened to Felicity Huffman?
William H. Macy and Felicity Huffman tell their side of college admissions scandal https://t.co/JcS3RkjG2G
— Los Angeles Times (@latimes) September 8, 2019
Last year, she spent 11 days inside the Federal Correctional Institution located in Dublin, California.
They followed Program Statement 5140.36, which allows the inmates to go out on a weekend or holiday during that time.
“Ms. Huffman is prepared to serve the term of imprisonment Judge Talwani ordered as one part of the punishment she imposed for Ms. Huffman’s actions,” her representative told Fox News at that time.
Before she entered the facility, she pleaded guilty to committing mail fraud and honest services mail fraud.
The “Desperate Housewives” star then admitted that she cashed out $15,000 to pay the proctor. They agreed to correct her daughter’s answers on the SAT.
Other legal charges Huffman face
Aside from being locked behind bars, the actress also faced one year of probation.
In addition, she also served 250 hours of community service and settled $30,000 as a fine.
“I think this is the right sentence here,” U.S. District Court Judge Indira Talwani told Huffman. “You can move forward and rebuild your life after this. Without this sentence, I think the community around you would ask why you got away with this.”
Huffman was not the only one who got involved in this kind of college admission scandal.
Apart from her, stars like Lori Loughlin and her husband also experienced the same fate.
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