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Lori Loughlin’s daughter Olivia Jade criticized the media. Nothing has changed.

Olivia Jade criticized the media for unnamed sources. A recent report confirms her criticism.

Lori Loughlin, center, and her daughters Isabella Rose Giannull and Olivia Jade Giannull attend the premiere of “Fuller House” on Feb. 16, 2016 in Los Angeles. (Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)
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Lawyers reportedly asked Olivia Jade to stay off of social media amid the college admissions scandal.

Unnamed insiders told Us Weekly that the relationship between Lori Loughlin and her daughter Olivia Jade remains strained in the wake of the scandal, which saw Loughlin accused of paying $500,000 in bribes so her daughters, both Jade and Isabella Giannulli, could be University of Southern California students.

But the new report from Us Weekly basically proves Olivia Jade’s point. Us Weekly quoted an anonymous source, which “was the very type of anonymous ‘insider’ Giannulli flipped off” in a recent photo posted to instagram, according to Law & Crime.

Several reports from the last few months about Loughlin, Olivia Jade and the college admissions scandal rely on quotes from insiders and unnamed sources. The reports seem consistently to change the narrative surrounding the case, too.

In the aftermath of the scandal, Olivia Jade lost partnerships with Sephora, TRESemme and Amazon, among several others. The discord strained the mother and daughter’s relationship.

Olivia Jade, a vlogger and social media influencer, stepped away from social media for months. That was until she returned on Instagram, where she posted a picture flipping off the media, discrediting a report that her sorority at USC had kicked her out.

The photo showed her flipping the bird with a caption that referenced the Daily Mail, Star magazine, People magazine and Perez Hilton. She added the hashtags “#close #source #says” and “every other media outlet.”

“Her lawyer’s begged her not to post anything,” the insider told Us Weekly, “because prosecutors are going to question her about it and show everything to the jury.”

But here’s the thing — Olivia Jade was right to criticize the media in her post. Though Us Weekly reported Olivia Jade and Isabella were kicked out of their sorority, the sorority, Kappa Kappa Gamma confirmed in a statement to People magazine that such an event never took place.

“The story regarding these two individuals is false,” the statement read, according to People magazine. “Bella Giannulli remains an active member of the Delta Tau chapter of Kappa Kappa Gamma.”

And Olivia Jade wasn’t even a member of Kappa Kappa Gamma, according to the statement, since she ”did not complete the membership process.”

Olivia Jade and her sister Isabella remain students at USC, which is conducting its own investigation into students involved in the college admissions scandal, according to the Deseret News.

Regardless of what happens next, Olivia Jade is still in search of rebuilding her career, according to Vulture.

“Whether or not Olivia Jade — who may or may not have been complicit in the scheme from the start — would return to USC became, in the aftermath of the college-cheating scandal, is less a question of her commitment to academia than to her personal brand,” Vulture reported. “... And now, with the despair portion of her hero’s journey apparently behind her, Olivia Jade reportedly intends to build a new brand based either on makeup or beauty.”