Celebrities Give Bribery The Old College Try


The Department of Justice is calling the college admissions cheating scheme 'Operation Varsity Blues.'
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  • unreal011


    Vor Monat

    4:17 yes, Tiffany, show me more :))

  • Sunny's Side

    Sunny's Side

    Vor Monat

    Operation Regina George's Favorite Movie

  • De Santa Ana

    De Santa Ana

    Vor Monat

    So they’re paying lots of money for false documents for a better life for their kids??? Hmmmmm....

  • Dez Mentz

    Dez Mentz

    Vor Monat

    They have even elite daycares, kindergartens all the way through. So if your kid went to elite schools from the womb and still can't earn their way into an Ivy league school go where you meant to be. Is community college so offensive to the rich? Who cares where you got your degree. I've never been asked where I graduated just if I graduated. I chose community college and a cheap in state University. Guess what, I graduated and without debt!!! Worked for many others too.

  • TheSpeedy Hernandez

    TheSpeedy Hernandez

    Vor 2 Monate

    You can bribe me anytime :)

  • Dead Parroting

    Dead Parroting

    Vor 2 Monate

    Now we need to start fining corporations and individuals who pay bribes in the form of campaign contributions and the like to get favorable treatment from the government. I don't see much difference in this scandal and corporate/government corruption except in scale. The corporate/government scandal hurts almost every U.S. citizen by damaging competition, which is key to a capitalist system, by forcing the consumer to pay a higher price for inferior products and services in most cases.

  • CyberChrist


    Vor 2 Monate

    Trump, not involved in higher education? Trump University begs to differ :P

  • jxsilicon9


    Vor 2 Monate

    Low education

  • Awesomness inPerson

    Awesomness inPerson

    Vor 2 Monate

    While what these universities did was horrible and we still have a long way to go, it comforting to know that justice has prevailed.

  • chris spencer

    chris spencer

    Vor 2 Monate

    thier rich and white theyll get away withh it why is this schocking

  • Kareem Moutez

    Kareem Moutez

    Vor 3 Monate

    International students?? Government and University makes a ton of money off of em. Do they take some sort of bribery from them?

  • Claire Chen

    Claire Chen

    Vor 3 Monate

    That’s why I got rejected from all the private universities this year lol 😒

  • arthur taylor

    arthur taylor

    Vor 3 Monate

    I bet the espresso machine in the faculty lounge/spa was donated by parents of a moron...and the lounge/spa too...same thing as bribery.

  • Coby Schwab

    Coby Schwab

    Vor 3 Monate


  • Design Academy

    Design Academy

    Vor 3 Monate

    If you know this kind of stuff goes on all the time, then don't accuse minorities and poorer job and college applicants of "playing victim" when they were, have always been, and still are bringing these issues to your attention all along. I find it so funny how NOW everyone is so casually glossing over this story as if it's no "big deal". These are the same people who just weeks ago, before this story was released, was all on social media claiming everyone has an equal chance in America and denying privilege exist. So now what do you have to say?

  • ??


    Vor 3 Monate

    Liberals doing what liberals always do........break the law.............big surprise...but anyhow, ..... How'd that Mueller report turn out for you libtards......that's funny. Now we can start the real investigations on democrat corruption.

  • Amir B

    Amir B

    Vor 3 Monate

    took only about 300 years

  • Sharon Pope

    Sharon Pope

    Vor 3 Monate

    Who found this information out

  • Emi Hosaka

    Emi Hosaka

    Vor 3 Monate

    Elizabeth Meyer Kimmel ‘s daughter, Katharine Kimmel graduated from Georgetown in 2017 . I think Georgetown should take away her diploma and her son, Thomas should be kick out from USC too.

  • Edward Yamada

    Edward Yamada

    Vor 3 Monate

    Expel all the kids whether they knew or not. Make those kids go to community college to prove their worthiness. Otherwise, their parents got away with a crime.

  • BeKind StayLoyal

    BeKind StayLoyal

    Vor 3 Monate

    It's unfortunate that parents, like these, teach their children to buy people, as well as to buy their way through life. They've learned one valuable lesson, their money cannot save them from Karma. These parents should be ashamed of themselves for putting their children through this humiliation.

  • nalk20


    Vor 3 Monate


  • Tanner Denny

    Tanner Denny

    Vor 3 Monate

    This scandal has me completely shocked...That the DOJ is going after rich people now?

  • Jen- A-Purr

    Jen- A-Purr

    Vor 3 Monate

    Nobody knows what to do bc it’s not Trump doing wrong lol 😂 Everyone is shook..Lol 🤣🤣🤣On a much more serious note, As I see it, these wealthy parents of these untalented children’s took opportunity away from someone else’s child who worked their asses off to get maybe a glimpse of one of those schools. It’s pathetic. It’s shameful. They should be prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law. Celebs included.

  • Barclay Behie

    Barclay Behie

    Vor 3 Monate

    People that send their kids to private Christian schools write off the tuitions as a charitable donation. I wonder who is paying for their kids to go to school.

  • Alba Gutierrez

    Alba Gutierrez

    Vor 3 Monate

    I know people say this is not new, but GOD it feels so good they got caught 🙌

  • Windy Daley

    Windy Daley

    Vor 3 Monate

    People are calling USC the University of Spoiled Children. Yale, Stanford, USC, Georgetown, Univ. of TX, and others are becoming known as the "Powder Puff Universities" because they accept so many sub-standard, but wealthy, students--students who are spoiled, dumb, vain, dishonest, sometimes violent, and expect everything to be given to them. Kavanaugh, Kushner, and Trump Jr., are good examples. Ask any human resource department--and they will tell you that students from these universities do not make the best "employees" although their parents will make sure they have a good job--from pressure, money, or downright crime. Look at Isabelle Henriquez gloating that she cheated on her tests. She will be working for your hedge funds--and probably cheat and rob you. She's worked for Hercules Financial, Compass Point Research and Trending, and plans to work for Big apple Financial Services. Do you really want this? And multiply this by all the rich dishonest cheating snobs being put out by these universities. Ask your financial advisor where she/he went to college.

  • R. B.L.

    R. B.L.

    Vor 3 Monate

    So do you think these kids might be learning something Before they go to College like how to cheat the system and your entitled to cheat the system if you have enough Money! then later in life you can duck out of military service by getting some doc to write a phony report about your foot bone spurs and you can get elected to president by liying your way there

  • callum9999


    Vor 3 Monate

    The US system of sports scholarships always seemed corrupt anyway. Is it not effectively taking away a spot from a more academically able student just so the college can try and win sporting events and up their profile?

  • John Pruett

    John Pruett

    Vor 3 Monate

    Oh yes the FBI are so good at their job unless of course it involves Hillary or maybe 911 etc etc etc.

  • Gabriel Moreno

    Gabriel Moreno

    Vor 3 Monate

    they should hold the universities responsible too for taking in the bribes. i would say heavy fines but they would just pass it to the student by raising tuition. :/ universities are garbage now a days. money making institutions rather than learning institutions.

  • Bardyman


    Vor 3 Monate

    what punishments will the schools and school officials get?

  • I Created An Account For This

    I Created An Account For This

    Vor 3 Monate

    Money buys you lots of things 💸💰

  • Hong Fei Bai

    Hong Fei Bai

    Vor 3 Monate

    People complain about white people not getting opportunities because of affirmative action and things like that. Where are they now? You can't complain about something and ignore evidence that does not support your claim. You should have learned this in Statistics. Oh, so this is why math was so important in high school and middle school ...

  • Rhetorical Answer

    Rhetorical Answer

    Vor 3 Monate

    Let's hear you talk about Senator Warren's lies about her ethnicity during her college years, and to get a position at a university (and how that may have knocked someone else of Native American descent out of that job), or why the "U.S. citizen" Obama had to lie on his college admissions about his own citizenship? You make countless comments about Trump not releasing his tax records... let's hear you chime in on Obama's college admission and Fulbright Scholarship records being released and what he put down on his citizenship. I doubt you're hypocritical worthless ass will say one word against those who have a grip on your leash, Colbert. That choke collar on your free speech probably sucks when you're owned by the left.

  • Max Powers

    Max Powers

    Vor 3 Monate

    *D U H*

  • Martian74


    Vor 3 Monate

    The liberal elite showing that there is one rule for them and another for everyone else. Like when they say for everyone to fight climate change while they fly in their private jets.

  • Marsel Kourchevel

    Marsel Kourchevel

    Vor 3 Monate

    Why not)

  • Anisa Mazaki

    Anisa Mazaki

    Vor 3 Monate

    1) I don't understand how you're surprised at this, when they pointed this out about Kushner in 2016/17. Clearly yh'all didn't pick up the hint how schools are corrupt too, and 2) It's hilarious that Macy's Jurrassic Park role "Mr Kirby" (least the bribery aspect) became a reality - LMFAO. Different situation - Same shit XD.

  • Bivens PC

    Bivens PC

    Vor 3 Monate

    He seemed grumpy.

  • Me Too

    Me Too

    Vor 3 Monate

    I wonder how many politicians and talking heads benefited with these scams. It will be easy to find up, lets get working on it.

  • robert e lee all american no color

    robert e lee all american no color

    Vor 3 Monate

    If i find it its not a bribe if i took the dont you want free money then its a bribe

  • trefrog


    Vor 3 Monate

    Filliam H. Muffman

  • MarcellusTheGreen


    Vor 3 Monate

    Georgetown? The one in Washington D.C., or the one in Kentucky?

  • Roger Lucas

    Roger Lucas

    Vor 3 Monate

    Thank God for the Deep State, those intuitions such as the FBI and the DOJ which enforce and inform the values and norms that make America great, without whom these and other practices would not have been exposed.

  • ess marou

    ess marou

    Vor 3 Monate

    colbert's audience are pissed they didn't get their daily dose of "trump collusion" hhhh

  • riddle rox

    riddle rox

    Vor 3 Monate

    Time to support and attend ur local U, let all the rich brain dead kids go to those elite U.

  • Just Basics

    Just Basics

    Vor 3 Monate

    Puppet! Nuff sed

  • Lisa Kennedy

    Lisa Kennedy

    Vor 3 Monate

    what kind of parent teaches their child that what they cannot earn can simply be bought?

  • StamínR


    Vor 3 Monate

    Where is Andrew Yang?

  • bella roja

    bella roja

    Vor 3 Monate

    It wasn't JUST admissions. It was the entire degrees. All of it, literally cheating and fraud, requiring a high level of collusion and spread of corruption.

  • bella roja

    bella roja

    Vor 3 Monate

    There is NO way Trump 1. actually got into U of P Wharton 2. actually did all the work. NO way. He is the most illiterate, historically ignorant President we've ever had. He speaks like a 4th grader. Nor do I buy for a second that his kids independently earned their degrees (though I do believe they didn't fake it all).

  • James Li

    James Li

    Vor 3 Monate

    John Oliver kept saying that the twins are actually one person

  • Jaeyong Cho

    Jaeyong Cho

    Vor 3 Monate

    This whole scheme wouldn't have happened in the first place if college/universities weren't overlooked. Millions of kids think that a good education and getting into a top college means that they have a successful future, but that's not the case. If you don't follow your passion, then you'll never life a happy successful life. It's so sad that everything is based on grades...

  • Ruple Thaker

    Ruple Thaker

    Vor 3 Monate

    Very cheeky.

  • joseph bodden

    joseph bodden

    Vor 3 Monate

    THEY PHOTOSHOPPED THE CHILD INTO THE PHOTOGRAPH... holy shit, these are not fourth or fifth graders, they are young ADULTS for crying out loud? When will progeny cease to be children, after they follow the lead of the Melendez Brothers? Hey, my parents are dead, I am no longer a child for the purposes of their prosecution! I am just surprised that the Justice system gave up so easily on the Melendez 'children'...

  • Raymond Orzecki

    Raymond Orzecki

    Vor 3 Monate

    Bet none of those varsity parents are Trump supportes and are all Cobutt fans

  • Vicki Ross Tudor

    Vicki Ross Tudor

    Vor 3 Monate

    Yeah, this is bad. Lock em up.

  • Mitchel Parsons

    Mitchel Parsons

    Vor 3 Monate

    Is the "there is only one olsen" thing a real conspiracy? Or did Steven just make a Last Week Tonight joke?

  • esotericVideos


    Vor 3 Monate

    Many of you won't realize this but the Filliam H. Muffman joke at 2:10 is a reference to a 10+ year old joke he made on the Colbert Report

  • Ralph Bernhard

    Ralph Bernhard

    Vor 3 Monate

    Rich Americans bribing to get their dumb kids into college? Nah. Fake news...

  • goldassayer93555


    Vor 3 Monate

    Keep in mind that this “news” is actually Propaganda by the Main Stream Media to create hate and discontent agains the “Rich” to usher in Socialism in America. Hate for the privileged class is the standard method of selling the average citizen on a socialist government. But the socialist government always turns out to be a police state dictatorship.

  • ErykaSoleil


    Vor 3 Monate

    I find two things particularly galling in this case: 1) The parents weren't even making donations to the school, so the school was getting zero benefit-it sucks that donations get less-deserving students a spot, but at least you can make an argument that you're getting a new medical library. 2) This scandal involved bribing proctors, and taking advantage of rules for allowing more test time that are intended to help students with legitimate health issues or other extenuating circumstances. Any rules put in place to prevent this type of cheating in the future will likely hurt most the people who really need those exemptions and extensions.

  • Dean Cooper

    Dean Cooper

    Vor 3 Monate

    But why are you SURPRISE ????

  • DaTruth-IZOutThere


    Vor 3 Monate

    I don't think Trump has "Twitted" a response to this "breaking news" yet. Hmmm...I wonder why??? Hmmm...

  • Dexter Haven

    Dexter Haven

    Vor 3 Monate

    FBI: It's okay to sell out America's uranium supply to the Russians; but you better not cheat on university entrance. Something's wrong with our priorities.

  • Katy D

    Katy D

    Vor 3 Monate

    Their biggest mistake was scamming Uncle Sam...at that level your crime isn’t a crime unless you don’t pay the government their cut. But this will end like every other rich person in trouble with the law, community service. SMH Sometimes the court of public opinion is the best justice these people get.

  • ice 7

    ice 7

    Vor 3 Monate

    Well said

  • Tamie Miller

    Tamie Miller

    Vor 3 Monate

    Stephen that's been going on for a long time, you hit the nail on the head, lol.

  • RainbowEagle


    Vor 3 Monate

    Why are they acting like taking exams for rich kids is a new invention? That shit is as old as the oldest university. Hell, there is an Indian movie (3 idiots - spoiler alert!) about a guy getting the entire degree for a rich kid.

  • parsa seighali

    parsa seighali

    Vor 3 Monate

    As a gay vegan engineer who does CrossFit I feel very validated. I’m German.

  • Pennywise


    Vor 3 Monate

    Why Aunt Becky, Why.

  • UzzyDaMLGPro


    Vor 3 Monate

    This is unrelated but.. If I had a dollar for every time Donald Trump said something stupid I'd "have a small loan of a million dollars".

  • Elena


    Vor 3 Monate

    My mom also paid teacher's at school so I could get good grades for the subjects I didn't really like. But we're not rich. In Ukraine you can just pay from 20 to 100 dollars to get good grades. All depends on a teacher's price list and a grade you want to get. I love my country)

  • Ralph Bernhard

    Ralph Bernhard

    Vor 3 Monate

    The "subjects you didn't like"? You mean philosophy and religion, maybe?

  • George Carpelan

    George Carpelan

    Vor 3 Monate

    What is this? Rich people doing immoral stuff?! Unthinkable!

  • Free Manz

    Free Manz

    Vor 3 Monate

    America: Land of the greed, Home of the slave!!! No surprise here, The most racist country (USA) is also the most corrupt!!!

  • Uthman Baksh

    Uthman Baksh

    Vor 3 Monate

    When I have kids they better hit the books and the court. I ain't paying $6 Million for them to get into Harvard!

  • Gacha Lyle

    Gacha Lyle

    Vor 3 Monate

    This has probably been going on for a while but it’s getting so egregious that the Feds felt they had no choice but to step in this time. Feds; “Alright guys, now they’re literally faking photos for sport scholarships...(*sigh*).. we gonna have to do something here.”

  • Deb Kelly

    Deb Kelly

    Vor 3 Monate

    If the parent is wealthy enough to be able to "donate" hundreds of thousands of dollars in bribes to get their children into elite colleges, why didn't they spend the money on hiring tutors for their apparently under-performing children? I am, of course, referring to qualified tutors, not the "tutors" they resorted to.

  • Richard Morrissey

    Richard Morrissey

    Vor 3 Monate

    Colleges bribe athletes but students can't bribe colleges after they accepted the money and let them in?

  • Antonio Johnson

    Antonio Johnson

    Vor 3 Monate

    why isn't there outrage from Capitol hill or better yet from Ocasio- Cortez?

  • Antonio Johnson

    Antonio Johnson

    Vor 3 Monate

    thank you

  • Copy Bloc

    Copy Bloc

    Vor 3 Monate

    “I guess college admissions isn’t that different from elections, where lots of money can buy your spot too,” the New York Representative wrote. “Also an environment where those who make it despite the odds are suspected to not have ‘earned’ it, not truly belong, or assumed to not be able to perform at the same level.”

  • W.M. Aslam - Author

    W.M. Aslam - Author

    Vor 3 Monate

    This comes as no surprise to me, a lot of the rich and famous, as well as the political elite, think they can buy anything and everything. This type of bribery isn't just a problem in Asia and Africa, it's a problem worldwide. The Internet and freedom of information is helping catch a lot of these crooks, and no doubt many more will be caught very soon.

  • orphan 200

    orphan 200

    Vor 3 Monate

    I see the lawyers coming out of the woodwork now.

  • S H

    S H

    Vor 3 Monate

    What is money for anyway if not for this purpose?

  • joker mixedabitRepubpower45

    joker mixedabitRepubpower45

    Vor 3 Monate

    I don't like 94% Irish.

  • joker mixedabitRepubpower45

    joker mixedabitRepubpower45

    Vor 3 Monate

    + thumbs down.

  • joker mixedabitRepubpower45

    joker mixedabitRepubpower45

    Vor 3 Monate

    Colbert channel score: 0%. 0/100.

  • Payne_is_good R.J.

    Payne_is_good R.J.

    Vor 3 Monate

    Harvard not on the list hmm they ratted everyone else out because the weren't gettin paid!!

  • JRG2733


    Vor 3 Monate

    Funny, every scandal and crime reflects on the kind of abuses committed in this country by the likes of Donald J. Trump. I say BOYCOTT THE CHEATING "ELITE" universities. Cut off their federal funding. Elect an administration that actually believes in the people, not the corrupt orange elite.

  • Rick Schumacher

    Rick Schumacher

    Vor 3 Monate

    How Trump Helps the Mafia to Launder Blood Money ........... BLACKSTONE INTELLIGENCE NETWORK

  • DemonLordChaos


    Vor 3 Monate

    Lol real athletes in 2019.

  • Tidbit


    Vor 3 Monate

    The worst of it is the rich already have so many advantages, their kids can have the best tutors, the best SAT prep-ers, go to the best private schools, hang out with other rich kid high achievers, etc. etc. etc.

  • Charles Crandall

    Charles Crandall

    Vor 3 Monate

    And yet social and income mobility occurs. This isn't India. We don't have Varna here.

  • Michele Kett

    Michele Kett

    Vor 3 Monate

    When will the Trump Correctional Facility be opened? All these con artists and crooks can be in the same place, paying a daily rate, and being forced to play Monopoly everyday. My personal dream! I’m not a sadist, but it would be gratifying!

  • Rexie R

    Rexie R

    Vor 3 Monate

    Justice! Finally.

  • Scion of Madness

    Scion of Madness

    Vor 3 Monate

    The rich caught cheating and paying for favors and special treatment? Well THAT'S certainly never happened before! Who could have possibly seen THAT coming? Welcome to the human race. None the less, I'd like to see Rick Singer burned at the stake, testicles first. We could rename him Rick Sizzler. Actually, round up the whole bunch. We'll have a bonfire. It'll be fun.

  • Anthony Butler

    Anthony Butler

    Vor 3 Monate

    The tax fraud is the most serious issue here and the least surprising... Tax fraud seems to be the main pastime of the rich and famous...

  • M. Le biberon

    M. Le biberon

    Vor 3 Monate

    #Rich lives matter!

  • Elizabeth Beckhusen

    Elizabeth Beckhusen

    Vor 3 Monate

    I expect Fred bought Donnie's way in who went on to buy his kids in.

  • Der Steppenwolf

    Der Steppenwolf

    Vor 3 Monate

    qanon 🤣

  • marshhen


    Vor 3 Monate

    The worst detail is that this guy's bogus non-profit foundation that they all paid into was said to "help underserved children". So these people took a massive tax deduction from their fraud and faked that they were helping poor kids when in fact this cheatin steals legitimate scholarships and places for ordinary students who enter based solely on merit and need.

  • Mary Rose Kent

    Mary Rose Kent

    Vor 3 Monate

    marshhen Are marsh hens related to swamp hens? I assume as much. _Rallidae,_ I think.

  • Rex Thrasher

    Rex Thrasher

    Vor 3 Monate

    Do people in America still believe in hard work and justice? I know that many Americans don’t trust their government, but it is the big businesses and the rich that ordinary people should be afraid of. The corporations can buy the government into their pockets. Big corporations are the reason gun control isn’t allowed, a couple of hundred dead people per year don’t matter as long as gun companies get their money. Meanwhile people focus on important things like the earth being flat or god hating gay people😀 Real world is crazier than any satire could ever be😃

  • Dingo dyno

    Dingo dyno

    Vor 3 Monate

    Rofl to bad i dont have that much money to bribe USC to get into there school or UCLA, instead i have to actually bust my brain and study at my community college here in Orange County to get a laughable shot of going to any of them in CA

  • Mary Rose Kent

    Mary Rose Kent

    Vor 3 Monate

    Dingo dyno You might want to study up on the difference between to and too.

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