Olivia Jade returns to YouTube after hiatus of more than a year: 'I can't change the past'

DANIELLE LONG
·2 min read

After over a year-long hiatus, Olivia Jade Giannulli has returned to YouTube.

The 21-year-old beauty influencer returned to the platform on Thursday to share a vlog chronicling a day in her life. Before jumping into it, though, she addressed her recent appearance on "Red Table Talk," where she apologized for her family's involvement in the college admissions scandal.

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Giannulli's parents, "Full House" actress Lori Loughlin and fashion designer Mossimo Giannulli, were both sentenced to prison last year after pleading guilty to the charges related to the scandal. Loughlin, 56, served two months and was released in December and Mossimo, 57, is currently serving a five-month sentence.

"I am really excited because obviously I haven't filmed in a really long time and I'm just grateful to be back on YouTube," Giannulli began. "I wanted to film this little intro part just because I didn't want to just start the vlog and me not address anything."

For viewers who may have questions about the college admissions scandal or why she returned to YouTube, Giannulli later clarified, "I don't mean to say that in a dismissive way or a pretentious way."

"I think what I was trying to get across was I felt like the thing I wanted to do the most was apologize for so long and I felt like I got to do that at Red Table," she explained.

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Giannulli added that she's looking forward to putting the past behind and moving on with her life.

"Although I can't change the past, I can change how I act and what I do going forward," Giannulli said. "I don't want to keep rehashing things. I just want to move on and do better and move forward and come back and do what I love, which is YouTube."

Watch Olivia Jade Giannulli's return to YouTube here:

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