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Actress Lori Loughlin departs federal court in Boston on Wednesday, April 3, 2019, after facing charges in a nationwide college admissions bribery scandal.

SALT LAKE CITY — Lori Loughlin doesn’t believe she should go to jail, sources told multiple news outlets, according to Yahoo Entertainment.

The source told Entertainment Tonight that Loughlin “strongly believes” that she shouldn’t go to jail for her involvement in the college admissions scam.

Loughlin and her husband Mossimo Giannullientered not guilty pleas back in April after they were accused of paying $500,000 in bribes so their daughters, Olivia Jade and Isabella, would be admitted to the University of Southern California, The Associated Press reports.

  • "Lori's situation has gone from bad to worse," a source told Entertainment Tonight. "Jail time has always been a possibility, but since more charges were filed her reality (of not serving time) seems grim. While the fact she could serve time never leaves her mind, she strongly believes she doesn't deserve to. She truly feels it was all a misunderstanding."

The same unnamed source told Entertainment Tonight that Olivia Jade isn’t planning to forgive her parents soon for what they did to her reputation. As I previously reported, multiple brands, including Sephora, decided to drop their partnerships with Olivia Jade (who is a YouTube star in her own right) in the wake of the scandal.

  • "Olivia Jade is totally over it and won't listen to anything her parents say now," the source said, according to Yahoo Entertainment. "She is in no way ready to forgive anything her parents have done. Lori doesn't understand Olivia's reaction. She seems to feel her act was selfless and misunderstood and she wants to prove she had all the best intentions and even that she was, in some way, duped into breaking the law."

Loughlin and Giannulliare looking for a fixer to help with their celebrity image following the scandal, according to CNN.

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  • "She (Loughlin) has been having preliminary talks with some top crisis management firms on what she can do to change the public perception," one executive told CNN. "I truly believe she thinks she's going to not serve jail time and return to work."

And Loughlin is reportedly “agonizing” over her reputation, according to CNN.

  • "It's killing her that her squeaky-clean reputation has done a total 180," one source told CNN. "She reads everything that's written about her, and she's already thinking about how she can turn her image around."