Mossimo Giannulli is begging a choose to spring him from jail — saying his eight weeks in solitary confinement was “excessive” punishment for his position in the college admissions scam, based on newly filed court docket paperwork.
The husband of “Full Home” actress Lori Loughlin filed an emergency movement Thursday searching for permission to serve out the remainder of his five-month sentence at house.
Giannulli, 57, says he’s been holed up in solitary confinement since arriving on the federal lockup in Lompoc, Calif., on Nov. 19 on account of COVID restrictions.
“Mr. Giannulli was instantly positioned in solitary confinement in a small cell on the adjoining medium safety penitentiary, 24 hours per day with solely three quick 20 minute breaks per week, the place he remained for 56 days earlier than lastly being transferred to the camp yesterday (January 13),” his legal professionals wrote within the federal court docket submitting.
They be aware that the style designer has examined destructive for COVID-19 at the least 10 occasions and known as the situations “much more excessive than what the court docket beneficial.”
“After every destructive take a look at, with out additional clarification, Mr. Giannulli was returned to his cell, purportedly for one more two-week interval of solitary quarantine,” the submitting stated.
The legal professionals stated Giannulli has a launch plan that features serving out the remainder of his time below house confinement.
“He has a secure house atmosphere — to which he’ll instantly and instantly journey upon launch — with assets that may permit him to quarantine safely and stay at house for the rest of his sentence,” they wrote.
Almost 60 inmates at Lompoc have examined optimistic for coronavirus — which has killed 5 inmates, the Santa Maria Times reported Wednesday.
Giannulli and Loughlin have been one of many dozens of rich parents ensnared within the widespread faculty admissions scandal.
The California couple initially fought the fees, then admitted to paying $50,000 in bribes to get their two daughters, Olivia Jade and Isabella Rose, into the College of Southern California. The ladies have been handed off as crew recruits — although they weren’t athletes.
Loughlin was sentenced to 2 months behind bars and was launched in late December.
Giannulli acquired a stiffer sentence after the choose discovered he performed an even bigger position than his spouse within the faculty scheme.
He was additionally ordered to pay a $250,000 effective and carry out 250 hours of group service.