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Felicity Huffman QUITS social media after being roasted mercilessly

Felicity Huffman deleted her social media accounts on Friday, and pulled down her parenting website, What The Flicka.

This comes after the 56-year-old Desperate Housewives actress had to post a $250,000 bail to get out of jail following her arrest over her alleged involvement in a bombshell college admissions cheating scandal.

The star has been hiding out in her Hollywood Hills home with husband William H Macy of Shameless fame and has yet to make a public statement.

Nothing to say: Felicity Huffman deleted her social media accounts on Friday. This comes after the 56-year-old had to post a $250,000 bail to get out of jail following her arrest over her alleged involvement in a college admissions cheating scandal; seen in court on Tuesday

Tough times: Huffman pictured above in a court sketch at an initial hearing on Tuesday for defendants in the racketeering case

Tough times: Huffman pictured above in a court sketch at an initial hearing on Tuesday for defendants in the racketeering case

Huffman had nearly 600k followers on Instagram.

Her Twitter account shared inspirational messages such as, ‘Don’t just go through life, grow through life. What are you creating for yourself today?’ 

She also had a parenting website which she founded seven years ago. On Friday, the website was taken down with the message ‘server default page’ appearing.

The site saw her share advice on everything from parenting to food, pregnancy and relationships.

Felicity has been mercilessly ridiculed on social media for her involvement with the college scam where she is claimed to have paid $15,000 – likely disguised as a charitable donation – to fake ‘charity’ Key Worldwide Foundation to help her eldest daughter cheat on the SAT.  

Her bid for laughs: Lena Dunham stated, 'All the people involved in this college scam should have gathered their money and started a small elite college where Lori Loughlin teaches a class on smiling'

Her bid for laughs: Lena Dunham stated, ‘All the people involved in this college scam should have gathered their money and started a small elite college where Lori Loughlin teaches a class on smiling’

Tee hee: Patton Oswalt joked, 'Just paid 425k to get my daughter into a Color Me Mine'

Tee hee: Patton Oswalt joked, ‘Just paid 425k to get my daughter into a Color Me Mine’

Other stars weighed in too on Twitter and Instagram.

Lena Dunham stated, ‘All the people involved in this college scam should have gathered their money and started a small elite college where Lori Loughlin teaches a class on smiling.’

Patton Oswalt joked, ‘Just paid 425k to get my daughter into a Color Me Mine.’ 

Ouch: Seth Meyers shared an image of Felicity and Lori Loughlin, who has also been charged in the college admissions scandal, in orange jumpsuits. The title reads Orange Is The New Black. The image has become a meme and gone viral

Ouch: Seth Meyers shared an image of Felicity and Lori Loughlin, who has also been charged in the college admissions scandal, in orange jumpsuits. The title reads Orange Is The New Black. The image has become a meme and gone viral

Kathy Griffin saying this scandal has made Jussie Smollet – who has been arrested for an alleged fake hate crime – happy.

Olivia Munn said, ‘The irony will be that these parents spent all this money to hustle into top universities and are now in the middle of this sh** show just to find out in a few years that their kids only have dreams of being an influencer.’

Seth Meyers shared an image of Felicity and Lori Loughlin, who has also been charged in the college admissions scandal, in orange jumpsuits. The title reads Orange Is The New Black.

The image has become a meme and gone viral. 

The crime: In December 2017 Felicity's daughter Sofia Grace Macy, 18, took her SAT college admission test at a separate testing site instead of taking it at her school - Los Angeles High School of the Arts, it has been claimed; seen in January

The crime: In December 2017 Felicity’s daughter Sofia Grace Macy, 18, took her SAT college admission test at a separate testing site instead of taking it at her school – Los Angeles High School of the Arts, it has been claimed; seen in January

Better days: The stars were close on the carpet in September; he has not been arrested

Better days: The stars were close on the carpet in September; he has not been arrested

In December 2017 Felicity’s daughter Sofia Grace Macy, 18, took her SAT college admission test at a separate testing site instead of taking it at her school – Los Angeles High School of the Arts, it has been claimed.

There someone changed the answers on her test, helping her score a 1420 out of 1600, a 400-point improvement from her PSAT results just one year prior. 

Soon after the proctor was paid $40,000 by Key Worldwide Foundation, the same organization that Huffman would later give a $15,000 donation to, according to the documents. 

Charging documents state that both Huffman and her husband, Macy, agreed to the plan to help daughters Sofia. They allegedly discussed using it again for their second daughter Georgia, 16, but decided against it. 

Huffman, along with actress Lori Loughlin and her husband, are among 50 people who have been accused of paying bribes and cheating to get their children into America’s top colleges. 

Huffman has been charged with conspiracy to commit mail fraud. A magistrate judge ordered the actress to restrict her travel to the continental US and she surrendered her passport to the court.  

Sophia, 18, (far right) received a score of 1420 out of 1600, a 400-point improvement from her PSAT results just one year prior

Sophia, 18, (far right) received a score of 1420 out of 1600, a 400-point improvement from her PSAT results just one year prior

She’s scheduled to appear in court on March 29 in Boston.  

She was arrested at 6am on Tuesday when seven FBI agents showed up at her Hollywood Hills home, drew their weapons, and ordered the actress to come out and surrender. 

Huffman, her husband, and their two daughters were asleep inside the home when agents arrived.

Loughlin was also charged with conspiracy to commit mail fraud for allegedly paying $500,000 to get their daughters Olivia Jade, 19, and Isabella, 20, into the University of Southern California.

The scheme worked in several ways. First, parents would pay obtain a medical document which said their child needed extra time to complete either their SAT or ACT test. Once they got it, they would take the test in one of two centers that was controlled by the scheme’s ‘mastermind’ Rick Singer. One was in Hollywood and one was in Texas.

Not talking: The star has been hiding out in her Hollywood Hills home with husband William H Macy of Shameless fame and has yet to make a public statement

Not talking: The star has been hiding out in her Hollywood Hills home with husband William H Macy of Shameless fame and has yet to make a public statement 

Her claim to fame: Huffman is best known for her role on Desperate Housewives with Teri Hatcher, Dana Delany, Marcia Cross, Felicity Huffman and Eva Longoria

Her claim to fame: Huffman is best known for her role on Desperate Housewives with Teri Hatcher, Dana Delany, Marcia Cross, Felicity Huffman and Eva Longoria

Singer paid off Mark Riddell, a ‘really smart’ Florida college prep teacher who would fly to the test locations when a child was due to take it and either sit it for them or correct their answers once they had finished. The doctored tests were then sent on to be graded.

The second part of the scheme involved creating fake athlete profiles for kids to get them athletic scholarships to schools they would not have gotten into on their grades alone.

Singer allegedly had several sports coaches from various colleges around the US on his pay roll to facilitate this part of the scheme.

The Schools involved in the nation-wide scheme included Yale, Stanford, Georgetown, USC, and UCLA 

More trouble: Also involved in the scandal is Lori Loughlin, seen with daughters Olivia Jade (whom she helped get into USC) and Bella Giannulli in February

More trouble: Also involved in the scandal is Lori Loughlin, seen with daughters Olivia Jade (whom she helped get into USC) and Bella Giannulli in February

Read more at DailyMail.co.uk


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