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Long before she became infamous for her arrest as part of what prosecutors say was a scheme to make sure some of America’s richest kids entered some of America’s top colleges, actress Felicity Huffman was fighting educational equality.
A brief video emerged on Twitter showing Huffman, who starred in ABC’s “Desperate Housewives,” sporting a “Cool Mom” top posing with the number 10,400,650.
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“The number represents just one of the 130 million girls who don’t have access to an education. If these girls were a country, they would be the tenth largest in the world, approximately the size of the U.K. and France combined,” she said.
“No girl should be denied the opportunity to learn and it’s on us to make the change,” she said. “Let’s get that number down to zero.”
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Huffman and former “Full House” star Lori Loughlin were charged along with at least 40 other people Tuesday in a scheme in which parents bribed coaches and testing center staff to get their children into elite colleges, prosecutors said.
Huffman is accused of paying $15,000 to get her daughter into college, an amount that recalls an episode of “Desperate Housewives,” as noted by USA Today.
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Huffman’s Twitter video remained, but the actress wiped her Instagram account of a Saturday message she had posted to mothers, Us magazine reported.
“To all the moms out there, you’re all superheroes and you’re all good enough,” she captioned the photo, adding, “Don’t let anyone tell you differently. Treat yourself today …”
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