A billionaire pharmaceutical executive in China reportedly paid $6.5 million to a California man to get his daughter into Stanford University. The Los Angeles Times broke the story. Stanford acknowledged receiving $770,000 from William "Rick" Singer (pictured) on behalf of three students. Two of the students didn't enroll at Stanford. A third student was admitted to the school as a recruit on Stanford's sailing team, despite not having experience as a crew member.
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The British tabloids are having a field day with a rumor that Britain's Prince William, 36, cheated on his wife, Kate Middleton, 37, while she was pregnant with the royal couple's third child, Louis.
Felicity Huffman has accepted a plea deal from the federal government that includes prison time for her role in the college cheating scam. Huffman is among 14 people who entered guilty pleas in a Boston, Massachusetts courtroom on Monday, April 8.
Celebrity moms Felicity Huffman, left, and Lori Loughlin, right, have tough choices to make. Each were offered plea deals by the federal government for their parts in a widespread college entrance cheating scam.
Kimora Lee Simmons is ecstatic that her 16-year-old daughter Aoki Lee Simmons won acceptance to Harvard University. The former model and TV personality took to Instagram Stories on Thursday to announce her daughter's academic achievement.
Dr. Dre sparked controversy on social media when he bragged that his college age daughter got into the University of Southern California "on her own" merits - and not because he once donated a whopping $70 million to construct a new building on the USC campus.
Pro golfer Phil Mickelson, left, and legendary San Francisco 49ers quarterback Joe Montana, right, acknowledged they are linked to a California man who bribed college coaches and administrators to get wealthy students into top schools.
Lori Loughlin's two daughters Olivia Jade, left, and Isabella Giannulli, right, reportedly withdrew from the University of California after Loughlin and her fashion designer husband Mossimo Giannulli were arrested in connection with a college admissions scandal.
The first lawsuit has been filed in the largest college cheating scandal in U.S. history. Reuters reports the scandal that netted 2 well-known actresses, wealthy CEOs, coaches, and 33 well-to-do parents has triggered a $500 billion civil lawsuit.
Lori Loughlin's daughter Olivia Jade Giannulli is in danger of being expelled from the University of Southern California after her parents were accused of using their wealth and connections to get her into the top school.
An exhausted Felicity Huffman was seen outside the LA Courthouse after she was released from custody following her embarrassing arrest on mail fraud and conspiracy to commit fraud charges.