Huffman Opens Up On ‘Varsity Blues’ Scandal, Says FBI ‘Woke My Daughters Up At Gunpoint’

Felicity Huffman arrives at the 68th Primetime Emmy Awards on Sunday, Sept. 18, 2016, at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)
  • Actress Felicity Huffman in May 2019 pleaded guilty to federal charges in connection with a scam to get one of her daughters into one of her “dream colleges.
  • On Friday, she gave an interview with a local ABC-TV station in which she expressed remorse for what she did and said at the time she felt like she would have been a “bad mother” had she not done everything possible to help the teen.
  • She served 11 days in prison, paid a $30,000 fine and performed community service for her crime, and said FBI came to her family home and “woke my daughters up at gunpoint.”