Who is Olivia Jade? YouTuber receives backlash amid college bribery scandal

Angelo Anderson
March 14, 2019

NBC reports that the actress is being charged with conspiracy to commit mail fraud and honest services fraud. Mossimo Giannulli was released on $1 million bond Wednesday.

Olivia has since come under fire for "ignorant" comments she has made about college, including an interview just last week in which she admitted that she only went to college because her parents forced her.

It was just back in August when 19-year-old Olivia announced her plans to attend college to her almost 2 million YouTube subscribers, where she was criticised for seeming "spoiled" after saying, "I don't know how much of school I'm gonna attend".

"It wouldn't come as a complete surprise if the brands now working with Ms. Giannulli took a closer look at the status of their relationship with her and possibly reconsidered next steps for engagement", said Yuval Ben-Itzhak, CEO of social-media marketing firm Socialbakers. "You whole family should be ashamed". "Until today, I had never heard this ever existed".

Sounds just a tad dramatic, but everyone's entitled to their own opinions.

Again, the criminal allegations aren't falling on Giannulli, and she should't be blamed for the fact that she's not in love with college, but it certainly begs the question as to why Loughlin went to such great lengths to allegedly get her daughter into a school that she could care less about. When asked if she was "preparing" for her daughter going off to university, Loughlin stated that she was in "complete denial".

The 19-year-old has also cashed in on being student during her brief time at USC.

"HP worked with Lori Loughlin and Olivia Jade in 2017 for a one-time product campaign". "HP does not now have a relationship with either of them". "Brands should always do their proper due diligence on the content and news associated with influencers that they would engage with and are engaging with over time".


While there is evidence that numerous students involved in the scheme had no idea what was going on, both Olivia Jade and her sister Isabella Giannulli posed for photos with rowing machines.

Since the news broke, there have been no new posts from the teen.

Last August, the 19-year-old uploaded a video in which she talked about "all the tea you need to know about me", which touched on everything from boys to college to YouTubers.

"I want them to be happy", Loughlin said.

The Hollywood Reporter reports that Jade was onboard billionaire Rick Caruso's yacht with his daughter, Gianna.

"My daughter and a group of students left for spring break prior to the government's announcement yesterday", Caruso told the outlet.

Jade returned to the United States after her mother was charged, according to the report.

The group were traveling through the Bahamas at the time when she chose to fly home to be with her family. She endorsed Amazon Prime while decorating her dorm and many of her vlogs are about campus life, from makeup routines for college parties to staying healthy while living in the dorms. However, Sephora fans are practically begging the company to drop their partnership with Olivia Jade over this scandal.

Other reports by Iphone Fresh

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