Felicity Huffman reports to prison for her role in college admissions scandal

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Felicity Huffman reported to a California federal correctional institution Tuesday to serve time for her part in the college admissions scandal.

A representative for the actress told Fox News in a statement that she’s begun her 14-day prison sentence and is prepared to serve the remaining conditions handed down to her in September.

“Felicity Huffman reported today for sentencing to the Federal Correctional Institution in Dublin, CA. Ms. Huffman is prepared to serve the term of imprisonment Judge Talwani ordered as one part of the punishment she imposed for Ms. Huffman’s actions,” the statement reads. “She will begin serving the remainder of the sentence Judge Talwani imposed—one year of supervised release, with conditions including 250 hours of community service—when she is released.”

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Huffman, 56, pleaded guilty in May and accepted responsibility for her part in the high-profile college admissions scandal that demonstrated the lengths wealthy parents will go in order to secure their kids a spot at the college of their choice.

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Actress Felicity Huffman, escorted by her husband William H. Macy, makes her way to the entrance of the John Joseph Moakley United States Courthouse September 13, 2019 in Boston, where she was sentenced for her role in the College Admissions scandal. (Photo by Joseph Prezioso / AFP) (Photo credit should read JOSEPH PREZIOSO/AFP/Getty Images)

The "Desperate Housewives" star pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy to commit mail fraud and honest services mail fraud earlier this year. She confessed to paying an admissions consultant $15,000 to have a proctor correct her older daughter's answers on the SAT. She considered the same for her younger daughter but decided against it.

In addition to serving 14 days in prison, Huffman also received one year of probation, was ordered to perform 250 hours of community service and pay a $30,000 fine.

"I think this is the right sentence here," U.S. District Court Judge Indira Talwani told Huffman at the time. "You can move forward and rebuild your life after this. Without this sentence, I think the community around you would ask why you got away with this."

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A tearful Huffman had addressed Judge Talwani in Boston federal court before she received her sentence.

Actress Felicity Huffman arrives at federal court in Boston to face charges in a nationwide college admissions bribery scandal.  (AP Photo/Charles Krupa, File)

"I'm sorry to you, judge. I am deeply sorry to the students, parents and colleges impacted by my actions," the Emmy-award winning actress said. "I am sorry to my daughters and my husband. I have betrayed them all.

"My mind keeps returning to the 30-minute drive to the testing center. I kept thinking, 'Turn around,'" she said.

Huffman said her daughter Sophia asked why she didn't believe in her.

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"I had no answer," Huffman said. "I can only say I'm so sorry, Sophia. I was frightened, I was stupid, and I was so wrong. I am deeply ashamed of what I have done. I have done more damage than I could ever imagine. I realize now with my mothering that love and truth go hand in hand. I take full responsibility for my actions."

Fox News' Jessica Sager and Mariah Haas contributed to this report.