New this week: Selena series, 'Shameless' and Shawn Mendes
Because live shows aren’t really a thing in 2020, she’s launching a holiday TV special on Apple TV+ on Friday. “Mariah Carey’s Magical Christmas Special” will includes a mix of musical performances and dancing with amination. — Shawn Mendes released his debut album in 2015 and he’s dropping his fourth effort Friday. Along with the album is the Netflix documentary called “Shawn Mendes: In Wonder,” which is available for streaming and follows Mendes’ rise and journey over the last few years. — Christmas came early when Carrie Underwood released her first holiday album in September, and on Thursday she’ll debut a musical TV special to accompany the album.
Loughlin, Giannulli remain silent as they await prison fate
Loughlin and Giannulli will have a chance to address U.S. District Judge Nathaniel Gorton when he decides whether to accept their unusual plea deals with prosecutors, which calls for Loughlin to serve two months in prison and Giannulli to serve five months. Under the plea deal, Giannulli has also agreed to pay a $250,000 fine and perform 250 hours of community service. Loughlin and Giannulli will appear before the Boston federal court judge during separate sentencing hearings held via videoconference because of the coronavirus pandemic. She and Giannulli fiercely fought the allegations for months, with their lawyers accusing prosecutors of withholding evidence that would exonerate them. They may also be concerned that saying the wrong thing could blow up their deal with prosecutors, lawyers say.
Felicity Huffman Smiles While Out With Daughter Days After Sentencing
Felicity Huffman was spotted out on mom duty, weeks before she must report to serve her 14-day sentence in the college admissions scandal. The actress was photographed with husband William H. Macy and daughter Sophia, whom they appeared to be helping move over the weekend. She managed a smile as they carried boxes together. Huffman and Sophia were also snapped outside a center for at-risk teens in Los Angeles. RELATED STORIESPrison Guards Will Try to 'Rattle' Felicity Huffman, Says Former InmateFelicity Huffman's Daughter 'Has Nightmares' Over Armed Arrest of Mom: DocumentsAbby Lee Miller Has Prison Advice for Felicity Huffman
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She called us from the airport in hysterics, begging us to, Do something, please, do something,'" Macy wrote. In my desperation to be a good mother, I talked myself into believing that all I was doing was giving my daughter a fair shot. I see the irony in that statement now because what I have done is the opposite of fair," she said. Prosecutors are pushing for a 10-month prison sentence, while her lawyers are pulling for probation, a fine and community service. RELATED STORIESFelicity Huffman Holds Brother's Hand as She Arrives to Plead Guilty in College ScandalAbby Lee Miller Has Prison Advice for Felicity HuffmanFelicity Huffman to Plead Guilty in College Admissions Case: 'I Am Ashamed of the Pain I Have Caused'