John Legend On College Bribery Scam: The System Is "Rigged For Wealthy People"

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The latest shakedown in what's referred to as the most important school bribery scandal in historical past has rocked the media and most of the members of the family associated to the well-known suspects like actresses Lori Loughlin and Felicity Huffman. The latter, among the many different 48 folks concerned have been sued for $500 billion collectively and in keeping with John Legend, it is a a lot "longer dialog."

"I went to faculty," John, who studied English with an emphasis on African-American literature on the University of Pennsylvania, said on the iHeartRadio Awards in Los Angeles final night time. "I feel it is a longer dialog as a result of I feel lots of people have a look at this rightly as fraudulent and dishonest."

"But the underside line is, the system has been rigged for rich folks for a very long time," he added. "The admissions system rewards folks's mother and father being rich and folks's mother and father having gone to a sure faculty. There's a number of authorized methods to do this that also aren't actually that honest to a number of different folks."

John's Wife, Chrissy Teigen, poked enjoyable at controversy by photoshopping photographs of her and John's associates on soccer gamers. The picture is mocking the allegation that Lori and Felicity paid to have their daughters placed on college sports activities groups having by no means performed of their life. "Does this look actual? we try to get into harvard," she wrote alongside the pictures.