Dr. Dre takes a dig at Felicity Huffman and Lori Loughlin, brags about daughter getting into college with 'no jail time'
The 54-year-old took to Instagram and shared a picture of himself with his 18-year-old daughter Truly Young, revealing that she got into USC on her own merits
Rapper and record producer Dr. Dre on Saturday took to social media to take a swipe at the celebrities involved in the recent college admissions scandal and bragged about his daughter getting into college without fabrication of records.
The 54-year-old took to Instagram and shared a picture of himself with his 18-year-old daughter Truly Young, revealing that she got into the University of Southern California on her own merits.
"My daughter got accepted into USC all on her own. No jail time!!!," Dre (real name Andre Young) said on Instagram. In the picture, Young was seen holding her admissions packet from USC along with her official certificate of admission as her proud father stood by her side. It is not yet know what Young plans to study at the university.
The admission scandal last week revealed that wealthy families in the country had made a widespread effort to get their children admitted to top colleges by fabricating their SAT scores, lying about their athletic skills and feigning deformities. Celebrities Felicity Huffman and Lori Loughlin were among the dozens of people charged with crimes associated with the scandal.
The rapper, however, does have some connections to the university. Reports state that Dr. Dre teamed up with his Beats By Dre and Beats Music partner Jimmy Iovine to donate a $70 million endowment to USC. That endowment was used to create the USC Jimmy Iovine and Andre Young Academy for Arts, Technology and the Business of Innovation. The Academy was described as, "a new model for training and inspiring young innovators," according to the Daily Mail.
Dr. Dre's "no jail time" comment was a swipe at Lori Loughlin and Felicity Huffman, both of whom were arrested in relation to the admissions scandal.
Huffman, who is charged with conspiracy to commit mail fraud, allegedly paid $15,000 to admissions consultant William “Rick” Singer and his nonprofit organization. According to prosecutors, Singer's group facilitated cheating on Huffman's daughter's SAT test by getting a proctor to correct her answers.
Meanwhile, Loughlin and her husband, J. Mossimo Giannulli, have also been charged with conspiracy to commit mail fraud and honest services mail fraud. Loughlin allegedly wanted her daughters to get into the University of Southern California, so she and her husband reportedly paid half a million dollars in bribes to falsely designate their daughters as recruits on the crew team.
Reports state that both Loughlin and Giannulli surrendered themselves to authorities and were eventually released on $1million bond each.