Olivia Giannulli 'fully knew what her parents' did to get her accepted into USC

Not a surprise. Olivia Jade Giannulli was well aware of her mom, Lori Loughlin, and dad Mossimo Giannulli’s actions ahead of them being named and charged in the headline-making, nationwide college admissions scandal.

“Olivia fully knew what her parents did to get her into USC, but didn’t think there was anything wrong with it,” an insider tells Us Weekly. “She didn’t get into any other California schools.”

Loughlin, 54, and Mossimo, 55, were arrested for their involvement in the scam in March, which saw them charged with conspiracy to commit mail fraud and honest services fraud. The couple — who wed in 1997 — allegedly paid $500,000 in bribes to get Olivia, 19, and their other daughter, Bella, 20, accepted to the prestigious University of Southern California by labeling them as members of the crew team, a sport they never even played.

The following month, the husband and wife duo pleaded not guilty to two charges, money laundering and conspiracy to commit mail and wire fraud, during a court appearance.

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“The feds have an overwhelming amount of evidence against her, including emails, phone calls and financial documents,” Los Angeles-based lawyer Neama Rahmani told Us Weekly exclusively at the time. Rahmani also explained that Loughlin and Mossimo could face a minimum of $250,000 in fines, and “could spend years, if not decades, behind bars.”

Another insider told Us earlier this month that Olivia “has been very supportive of her parents” amid the scandal. “She now knows that this is very serious and has been calling her mom and dad every day to check in and see what is the latest with the upcoming court dates.”

Though it wasn’t all smooth sailing with the family after news broke. “Olivia was angry with her parents at first, but now realizes that they were just trying to do what’s best for her,” a source told Us in April. “Olivia loves her mom and dad very much, but is especially close with Lori.”

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BEVERLY HILLS, CA - FEBRUARY 28: Olivia Jade Giannulli and Lori Loughlin attend WCRF's 'An Unforgettable Evening' at the Beverly Wilshire Four Seasons Hotel on February 28, 2019 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Emma McIntyre/Getty Images for WCRF)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - FEBRUARY 28: (L-R) Olivia Jade Giannulli, Lori Loughlin and Isabella Rose Giannulli attend WCRF's 'An Unforgettable Evening' at the Beverly Wilshire Four Seasons Hotel on February 28, 2019 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Rachel Murray/Getty Images for WCRF)
WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA - DECEMBER 14: (L-R) Heidi Anne Pillsbury, Olivia Jade, Lori Loughlin and Beth Hayes Giannulli celebrate the Olivia Jade X Sephora Collection Palette Collaboration Launching Online at Sephora.com on December 14, 2018 in West Hollywood, California. (Photo by Gabriel Olsen/Getty Images for Sephora Collection)
WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA - DECEMBER 14: (L-R) Olivia Jade Giannulli, Lori Loughlin and Isabella Rose Giannulli celebrates the Olivia Jade X Sephora Collection Palette Collaboration Launching Online at Sephora.com on December 14, 2018 in West Hollywood, California. (Photo by Gabriel Olsen/Getty Images for Sephora Collection)
WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA - DECEMBER 14: Lori Loughlin (L) and Olivia Jade Giannulli celebrate the Olivia Jade X Sephora Collection Palette Collaboration Launching Online at Sephora.com on December 14, 2018 in West Hollywood, California. (Photo by Gabriel Olsen/Getty Images for Sephora Collection)
LOS ANGELES, CA - MARCH 24: Lori Loughlin and Olivia Jade Giannulli are seen on March 24, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Hollywood To You/Star Max/GC Images)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - FEBRUARY 27: Actress Lori Loughlin and daughter Olivia Jade Giannulli attend Women's Cancer Research Fund's An Unforgettable Evening Benefit Gala at the Beverly Wilshire Four Seasons Hotel on February 27, 2018 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Axelle/Bauer-Griffin/FilmMagic)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - FEBRUARY 27: Lori Loughlin, Olivia Jade Giannulli arrives at the The Women's Cancer Research Fund's An Unforgettable Evening Benefit Gala at the Beverly Wilshire Four Seasons Hotel on February 27, 2018 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Steve Granitz/WireImage)
LOS ANGELES, CA - OCTOBER 25: Lori Loughlin and Olivia Jade attend the PrettyLittleThing By Kourtney Kardashian Launch on October 25, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by JB Lacroix/ WireImage)
LOS ANGELES, CA - OCTOBER 04: Olivia Jade and mother Lori Loughlin attend People's 'Ones to Watch' at NeueHouse Hollywood on October 4, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by C Flanigan/WireImage)
LOS ANGELES, CA - AUGUST 13: (L-R) Isabella Giannulli, Lori Loughlin and Olivia Giannulli arrive at the Teen Choice Awards 2017 at Galen Center on August 13, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Axelle/Bauer-Griffin/FilmMagic)
LOS ANGELES, CA - AUGUST 13: (L-R) Isabella Giannulli, Lori Loughlin and Olivia Giannulli arrives at the Teen Choice Awards 2017 at Galen Center on August 13, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Steve Granitz/WireImage)
LOS ANGELES, CA - AUGUST 13: (L-R) Isabella Giannulli, Lori Loughlin and Olivia Giannulli attend the Teen Choice Awards 2017 at Galen Center on August 13, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/Getty Images)
BEVERLY HILLS, CALIFORNIA - JULY 27: Bella Loughlin, Actress Lori Loughlin and Olivia Loughlin arrive for the 2017 Summer TCA Tour - Hallmark Channel And Hallmark Movies And Mysteries on July 27, 2017 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Greg Doherty/WireImage)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - JULY 27: Actress Lori Loughlin (C) and her daughters Isabella Rose (L) and Olivia Jade Giannulli (R) attend the Hallmark Channel And Hallmark Movies And Mysteries 2017 Summer TCA Tour at on July 27, 2017 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Paul Archuleta/FilmMagic)
WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA - APRIL 21: Olivia Jade and Lori Loughlin attend Marie Claire's Fresh Faces event at Doheny Room on April 21, 2017 in West Hollywood, California. (Photo by Jason LaVeris/FilmMagic)
WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA - APRIL 21: Olivia Jade and Lori Loughlin attend Marie Claire's Fresh Faces event at Doheny Room on April 21, 2017 in West Hollywood, California. (Photo by Jason LaVeris/FilmMagic)
WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA - APRIL 21: Actress Lori Loughlin and Olivia Jade attend Marie Claire's 'Fresh Faces' celebration with an event sponsored by Maybelline at Doheny Room on April 21, 2017 in West Hollywood, California. (Photo by Donato Sardella/Getty Images for Marie Claire)
LOS ANGELES, CA - MARCH 23: Actress Lori Loughlin with her daughters Olivia Jade Giannulli and Isabella Rose Giannulli are seen on March 23, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Hollywood To You/Star Max/GC Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 16: Lori Loughlin (C) and daughters Isabella Giannulli (L) and Olivia Giannulli attend the premiere of Netflix's 'Fuller House' on February 16, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by JB Lacroix/WireImage)
LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 16: Lori Loughlin (C) and daughters Isabella Giannulli (L) and Olivia Giannulli attend the premiere of Netflix's 'Fuller House' on February 16, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by JB Lacroix/WireImage)
LOS ANGELES, CA - DECEMBER 10: Actress Lori Loughlin and Olivia Jade Giannulli attend the Premiere of Awesomeness Films' 'Snervous Tyler Oakley' at the Regency Bruin Theatre on December 10, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jesse Grant/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 17: (L-R) Patricia Riley, Bailee Madison, Lori Loughlin, Olivia Giannulli and Isabella Giannulli pose for a photo prior to the World Premiere Screening of 'Northpole: Open for Christmas' at The Grove on November 17, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Joe Scarnici/Getty Images)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - JULY 29: Actress Lori Loughlin (R) and daughter Olivia Jade Giannulli attend the Summer TCA Tour - Hallmark Channel and Hallmark Movies And Mysteries at a private residence on July 29, 2015 in Beverly Hills, California.(Photo by Jeffrey Mayer/WireImage)
LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 04: Lori Loughlin, Isabella Giannulli and Olivia Giannulli arrive for the Hallmark Channel Presents 'Northpole' Premiere Screening at La Piazza Restaurant on November 4, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Gabriel Olsen/FilmMagic)
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