'Gossip Girl' reboot: Why did Lori Loughlin's daughter Olivia Jade slam show?
The show referred to Olivia Jade, the daughter of 'Full House' star Lori Loughlin, as someone who made a profit out of her parents' incarceration
Social media star and daughter of actor Lori Loughlin and designer Mossimo Giannulli, Olivia Jade has hit out at the makers of the reboot of 'Gossip Girl' after a less than flattering reference was made to her on the show. On the show in a scene where a bunch of the girls are talking about the fallouts of losing in life, one character says, "Everything will be fine so long as you win. Olivia Jade gained followers when her mom went to jail."
Olivia's parents were embroiled in an infamous college admissions scandal where the couple admitted to taking part in a fraud scheme designed to ensure spots for their daughters, Olivia and Isabella at the University of Southern California as fake crew team recruits. While Loughlin was sentenced to two months in prison, her husband Mossimo was sentenced to a term of five months.
Olivia hit back at the comments on 'Gossip Girl' that she gained followers after her parents' arrest on Tik Tok saying 'No, I didn't' with a quizzical expression on her face. Loughlin had earlier said about the scandal, "I made an awful decision. I went along with a plan to give my daughters an unfair advantage in the college admissions process, and in doing so, I ignored my intuition and allowed myself to be swayed from my moral compass."
While Loughlin had to pay a $150,000 fine and complete 100 hours of community service, her husband had to pay a $250,000 fine and complete 250 hours of community service. But we're guessing that the family didn't think they would have to pay with a smackdown from the new set of 'Gossip Girl' as well. Fans, however, were loving the drama. One fan of the reboot of 'Gossip Girl' tweeted, "The new gossip girl bringing up the Olivia Jade university scandal in the first ep"
The new gossip girl bringing up the Olivia Jade university scandal in the first ep pic.twitter.com/eGIQCRYbAC— Meag (@MeaghansTwitta) July 10, 2021
Others couldn't help but agree. Another fan tweeted, "My favourite part of the gossip girl pilot was the olivia jade reference"
my favourite part of the gossip girl pilot was the olivia jade reference pic.twitter.com/72wmDM3jcm— still matt dillons biggest fan (@25lambs) July 9, 2021
To find out who the cast of 'Gossip Girl' could refer to next, you can catch the latest episode of the reboot on Thursdays on HBO Max.