Once their wealthy parents scammed the system to get their offspring into prestigious colleges, are the kids buckling down and making the most of the opportunity? Maybe not.
Lori Loughlin’s daughter Olivia Jade is known as an “influencer”, someone with a big social media following who partners with well known brands to promote their products online. There’s no evidence that the young woman has the slightest interest in higher education. Indeed, on spring break she was advancing her influencer reputation on the yacht of a USC board member.
“Lori Louhglin’s daughter was celebrating spring break on a yacht owned by a USC board of trustees member the same day her mother was ensnared in a widespread college bribery case, according to a new report.
Loughlin’s daughter Olivia Jade was on Rick Caruso’s yacht in the Bahamas when federal prosecutors announced her mother would be charged with paying bribes to get her daughter accepted to USC, TMZ reported.
Olivia Jade and Caruso’s daughter, Gianna, are friends and appear in social media posts together, the gossip site reported.”
Honestly, this whole thing just reeks. Somewhere out there is a talented student who was denied admission to USC because all the spots were filled. My heart aches for that kid, and my stomach churns at the way wealth and privilege play out in our culture.