Hallmark Channel Cuts Ties With Lori Loughlin After Arrest in College Cheating Scandal

Move comes a week before the family-friendly company’s annual upfront event

Loughlin starred in Hallmark Channel's When Calls the Heart and Hallmark Movies & Mysteries' Garage Sale Mysteries films. Getty Images

A day after Lori Loughlin was arrested and charged in connection with an extensive nationwide college admissions cheating scandal, Hallmark Channel has fired the actress.

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