Monday, March 25th

Milwaukee County judicial candidate Danielle Shelton touts her support from TV actress Felicity Huffman(Photo: Facebook)

Danielle Shelton had one big-ticket celebrity endorsement in her bid to become a Milwaukee County Circuit judge. 

Normally, that would be a good thing in a low-profile race.

Not this time. And not in a judicial race.

That's because the endorsement came from Felicity Huffman

Yes, the former "Desperate Housewives" star who was just charged criminally as part of a college admissions bribery scheme. 

Back in October, Shelton posted on Facebook a short, self-shot video of the judicial candidate and Huffman, who offered her support for the first-time candidate. 

Danielle Shelton(Photo: Danielle Shelton for Judge)

Shelton's campaign said the pair had met at an unspecified event in Milwaukee around the time of the Facebok post. Shelton is running against Milwaukee County Circuit Judge Andrew Jones on April 2. 

On Oct. 20, Huffman was in town as part of the Milwaukee Film Festival to participate in a public conversation on the creative process with John Ridley, the Academy Award-winning writer/director/producer based in Milwaukee.