Felicity Huffman Macy just opened up about her true motives for participating in the nationwide college admissions scandal that has undoubtedly changed her life.
We reported that the actress was overwhelmed with emotion when she plead guilty at her day in court on Monday. But William H. Macy‘s wife revealed her daughter reportedly has a pre-existing learning disability that made her eligible for extra time on exams.
For those who need a quick refresher, the 56-year-old admitted to paying $15,000 to the man who orchestrated the massive scheme, Rick Singer, in order to fraudulently boost her daughter’s SAT score.
Per the Los Angeles Times, Huffman told the court in Boston that she isn’t denying the charges she’s facing, but insisted her daughter’s learning disability diagnosis was absolutely a factor in why she did what she did.
The Desperate Housewives alum explained, saying:
“My daughter has been seeing a neuro-psychologist since she was 8 years old.”
The Golden Globe winner said she didn’t bring it up until now because she didn’t want to give the impression that her daughter’s psychologist, who helped them get extended time on the college entrance examination, knew about the scheme engineered to bolster her child’s test scores.
“I just didn’t want to create the impression that the neuropsy