YouTuber, influencer…cheater? Lori Loughlin, mother of Olivia Jade and her sister, Isabella Rose, was charged with bribing their way into USC.
Actress Lori Loughlin is under federal investigation after being accused of bribing University of Southern California officials to get her daughters, Olivia Jade and Isabella Rose Giannulli, into college. Now it appears that college wasn’t the only application Olivia struggled with.
The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office told Giannulli (who goes by Olivia Jade online) that her application to trademark “Olivia Jade Beauty” could not be accepted due to poor punctuation, according to reports from Entertainment Tonight and People.
“Proper punctuation in identifications is necessary to delineate explicitly each product or service within a list and to avoid ambiguity,” the USPTO wrote to Giannulli, according to the outlets. “Commas, semicolons, and apostrophes are the only punctuation that should be used.”
The letter from USPTO, which ET reports was dated March 15, took issue with Giannulli’s lack of punctuation at times, which made it difficult to clarify exactly what her makeup kits would be comprised of: “make-up setting spray lipstick lip gloss” should be separated by commas and the lack of punctuation could be interpreted as a single entity.
“Applicant must correct the punctuation in the identification to clarify the individual items in the list of goods,” officials added.
The USPTO also asked for clarification because “the nature of ‘moisturizer’ and ‘concealer’ must be further specified.”
According to ET, Giannulli has six months to resubmit her application before the office abandons it.
After the admissions scandal broke, so did past examples of Giannulli showcasing disregard for her education.
Before starting college, she wrote on Twitter that it’s “so hard to try in school when you don’t care about anything you’re learning.”
While missing the first week of college to work in Fiji, she posted a video on her YouTube channel admitting that she wasn’t entirely keen on “the whole college thing.”
“I don’t know how much of school I’m going to attend,” she said. “But I do want the experience of, like, game days, partying. I don’t really care about school, as you guys all know.”
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