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Sephora drops YouTube star Olivia Jade Giannulli over college bribery

BEVERLY HILLS, CA - FEBRUARY 28: (L-R) Olivia Jade Giannulli, Isabella Rose Giannulli and Lori Loughlin attend WCRF's "An Unforgettable Evening" at the Beverly Wilshire Four Seasons Hotel on February 28, 2019 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Rachel Murray/Getty Images for WCRF)
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Olivia Jade Giannulli (left) with her sister, Isabella Rose Giannulli (center), and mom, Lori Loughlin, in February.

Cosmetics company Sephora says it’s dropping its social-media relationship with actress Lori Loughlin’s daughter after her parents were charged in a bribery scheme to get her into college.

Paris-based Sephora says in a statement Thursday that after reviewing the developments, the company has ended its partnership with 19-year-old Olivia Jade Giannulli ‘‘effective immediately.’’

Giannulli is a social media star with millions of followers and frequently pushes products online.

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Her father is fashion designer Mossimo Giannulli, and her parents are among 50 people arrested in a nationwide college admissions bribery scandal.

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Prosecutors allege the couple paid $500,000 to have their two daughters labeled as crew-team recruits at the University of Southern California, even though neither is a rower.

An attorney representing her parents didn’t immediately reply to a request for comment.