Felicity Huffman's 'Desperate Housewives' co-star Nicollette Sheridan calls her alleged involvement in college scam 'disgraceful'

At least one of Felicity Huffman's former "Desperate Housewives" co-stars is speaking out amid the college bribery scheme in which Huffman was allegedly involved. 

During a sit-down interview on "Access Live," Nicollette Sheridan was asked to share her thoughts on the scandal, and she (perhaps wisely) avoided any direct call-out of Huffman, considering her involvement has yet to be legally proven.

That being said, the actress, who played Edie Britt for five seasons on the ABC drama series, did call those involved "disgraceful" for their actions, which reportedly included bribing test proctors and college athletic coaches to get their children into elite universities.

"I mean, we don't know the facts, but we can be extremely disturbed by the entitlement, the power and money that can take away from less privileged and that, to me, is disgraceful," Sheridan said. "We'll see where it really stands."

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LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 16: Nicollette Sheridan attends the 6th Annual Make-Up Artists & Hair Stylists Guild Awards at The Novo by Microsoft on February 16, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Gregg DeGuire/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 05: Nicollette Sheridan is seen on February 05, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by PG/Bauer-Griffin/GC Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - MAY 30: Nicollette Sheridan and her golden retriever, Oliver are seen on May 30, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by BG002/Bauer-Griffin/GC Images)
NEW YORK, NY - MAY 17: Nicollette Sheridan attends the 2018 CW Network Upfront at The London Hotel on May 17, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Dia Dipasupil/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - MAY 17: Actress Nicollette Sheridan attends the 2018 CW Network Upfront at The London Hotel on May 17, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Jim Spellman/WireImage)
LOS ANGELES, CA - MAY 02: Nicollette Scheridan attends the World Premiere of 'Michael Bolton's American Dream: Detroit' at Pacific Theatres at The Grove on May 2, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Allen Berezovsky/Getty Images)
UNIVERSAL CITY, CALIFORNIA - APRIL 26: Nicolette Sheridan visits 'Extra' at Universal Studios Hollywood on April 26, 2018 in Universal City, California. (Photo by Noel Vasquez/Getty Images)
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BEVERLY HILLS, CA - AUGUST 26: Nicollette Sheridan attends a screening Of Heroica Films' 'Equal Means Equal' at Laemmle's Music Hall 3 on August 26, 2016 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Todd Williamson/Getty Images)
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"I think there are ways to remedy a system that isn't working, and I think has been broken for a long time. I don't want to get into how to fix it, but it's troublesome," she went on. "It's troublesome, because it can change the life path of a child that is deserving."

When asked if she's been talking about Huffman's alleged participation in the scheme with her former "Desperate Housewives" cast members, Sheridan laughed and said, "You're just looking for gossip, aren't you!"

"Everybody should be talking about it," she added. "It's a huge problem."

Huffman was charged with mail fraud last week for allegedly paying a man named William Singer $15,000 to get an SAT proctor to change her older daughter, Sofia Grace's, incorrect answers on the test after she turned it in. The move reportedly resulted in a 400-point bump in Sofia Grace's SAT score from a practice test that she had taken months earlier.

None of Felicity Huffman's other former "Desperate Housewives" co-stars have spoken out about the controversy.

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361253 16: William H. Macy and Felicity Huffman at the Independent Spirit Award Nominations in Los Angeles, CA, August 1, 1998. (Photo by Russ Einhorn / Liaison Agency)
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UNITED STATES - CIRCA 2001: William H. Macy and his wife, actress Felicity Huffman, arrive for a benefit screening of the movie 'Jurassic Park III' for the Atlantic Theater Company at the Sony Lincoln Square theater. Macy stars in the film. (Photo by Richard Corkery/NY Daily News Archive via Getty Images)
Felicity Huffman and William H. Macy during 2004 Emmy Creative Arts Awards - Arrivals at Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, California, United States. (Photo by SGranitz/WireImage)
LOS ANGELES - SEPTEMBER 19: Actors Felicity Huffman and William H. Macy attend the 56th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards at the Shrine Auditorium September 19, 2004 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
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NEW YORK - FEBRUARY 11: Actors William Macy and Felicity Huffman backstage at the Heart Truth Fall 2010 Fashion Show during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week at The Tent at Bryant Park on February 11, 2010 in New York City. (Photo by Jemal Countess/Getty Images for IMG)
VENICE, CA - FEBRUARY 06: Actors Felicity Huffman and William Macy attend the Cast of ABC's Desperate Housewives Step Up to Benefit Homeless Youth Fundraiser presented by StandUp For Kids/LA fundraiser at The G2 Gallery which featured photographer Tom Stone's award winning Portraits of Kids Living on the Streets on February 6, 2010 in Venice, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)
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HOLLYWOOD - APRIL 21: Felicity Huffman and William H. Macy arrive at the Hollywood Stars Bowl For Project A.L.S. at Lucky Strikes on April 21, 2010 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Todd Williamson/WireImage)
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LOS ANGELES, CA - MAY 23: Actress Felicity Huffman and actor William H. Macy arrive to unveil 'Got Milk' ad and announce Scholastic Parent & Child Magazine 'Family Of The Year' at Zimmer Museum on May 23, 2011 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Beck Starr/FilmMagic)
HOLLYWOOD, CA - MAY 22: Jennifer Grey, William H. Macy and Felicity Huffman arrive for the 'Trust Me' - Los Angeles Premiere at the Egyptian Theatre on May 22, 2014 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Gabriel Olsen/FilmMagic)
HOLLYWOOD, CA - MAY 22: (L-R) Felicity Huffman, Clark Gregg, William H. Macy and Sam Rockwell arrive for the 'Trust Me' - Los Angeles Premiere at the Egyptian Theatre on May 22, 2014 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Gabriel Olsen/FilmMagic)
HOLLYWOOD, CA - JUNE 05: (L-R) Actors Felicity Huffman, William H. Macy and Eva Longoria attend the 2014 AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Jane Fonda at the Dolby Theatre on June 5, 2014 in Hollywood, California. Tribute show airing Saturday, June 14, 2014 at 9pm ET/PT on TNT. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/WireImage)
HOLLYWOOD, CA - JUNE 05: Actors William H. Macy (L) and Felicity Huffman attend the 2014 AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Jane Fonda at the Dolby Theatre on June 5, 2014 in Hollywood, California. Tribute show airing Saturday, June 14, 2014 at 9pm ET/PT on TNT. (Photo by Mark Davis/Getty Images for AFI)
LOS ANGELES, CA - OCTOBER 07: Actors Felicity Huffman, William H. Macy and Selena Gomez arrive at the Los Angeles VIP Screening of 'Rudderless' at the Vista Theatre on October 7, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Gregg DeGuire/WireImage)
LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 25: Actors Felicity Huffman (L) and William H. Macy attend the 21st Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards at The Shrine Auditorium on January 25, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)
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LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 29: Actors William H. Macy and Felicity Huffman attend the 23rd Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards at The Shrine Expo Hall on January 29, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images)
WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA - SEPTEMBER 17: William H. Macy and Felicity Huffman attend the Showtime Emmy Eve Party at Sunset Tower on September 17, 2016 in West Hollywood, California. (Photo by Tibrina Hobson/Getty Images)
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