John Legend on Felicity Huffman and Lori Loughlin's College Admissions Scam

Updated On 16 Mar, 2019 Published On

John Legend has broken his silence about the national college admissions scam that involved Felicity Huffman and Lori Loughlin.

While attending iHeart Radio Music Awards on Thursday, March 14, the singer, 40, told Entertainment Tonight that the scandal is illustrative of a broken structure in general.

However, he said went to a "good school." John completed his graduation from the University of Pennsylvania in 1999.

The 10-time Grammy winner told the outlet,

I think it’s a longer conversation, because I think a lot of people look at this, rightly, as fraudulent and dishonest, but the bottom line is, the system’s been rigged for wealthy people for a long time.

The country crooner then gave examples of what he found as problematic loopholes in the process.

He added,

The admissions system rewards people’s parents being wealthy and people’s parents having gone to a certain school. There’s a lot of legal ways to do that that still aren’t really that fair to a lot of other people.

His wife Chrissy Teigen has also spoken out on the college admissions scandal. The model, 33,

The model, 33, made fun at the incident by sharing a Photoshopped image of herself, her husband John, celebrity hairstylist Jen Atkin and Mike Rosenthal, superimposed onto the faces of football players on Twitter on Wednesday, March 13.

Huffman, 56, Loughlin, 54, both were arrested for allegedly paying $15,000 and $500,000, respectively, to help their children to be admitted to prestigious universities.

Huffman was taken into custody at gunpoint by FBI agents on March 12, and was released at a $250,000 bond.

The Fuller House alum, for her part, was indicted on March 13 and released on a $1 million bail. She is set to appear in court on March 29.

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