ET's Lauren Zima spoke with Delany at the When Harry Met Sally 30th Anniversary screening in Los Angeles on Thursday, and the 63-year-old actress sent her former Desperate Housewives co-star her well wishes amid the college admissions scandal. The pair co-starred on the ABC drama from 2007 to 2012.
"I have not talked to her, but I wish her well," Delany said. "And I thought she made the perfect statement."
Earlier this week, Huffman, who paid $15,000 to help get her and husband William H. Macy's eldest daughter, 18-year-old Sofia, into an elite college by cheating on the SAT, pleaded guilty to the charges of mail fraud and honest services mail fraud.
"I am pleading guilty to the charge brought against me by the United States Attorney's Office," Huffman said in a statement. "I am in full acceptance of my guilt, and with deep regret and shame over what I have done, I accept full responsibility for my actions and will accept the consequences that stem from those actions."
"I am ashamed of the pain I have caused my daughter, my family, my friends, my colleagues and the educational community," the statement continued. "I want to apologize to them and, especially, I want to apologize to the students who work hard every day to get into college, and to their parents who make tremendous sacrifices to support their children and do so honestly. My daughter knew absolutely nothing about my actions, and in my misguided and profoundly wrong way, I have betrayed her. This transgression toward her and the public I will carry for the rest of my life. My desire to help my daughter is no excuse to break the law or engage in dishonesty."
In Huffman's case, along with the 13 individuals who are also pleading guilty, the US Attorney is recommending incarceration at the low end of the sentencing guidelines, a fine or other financial penalty of $20,000 and 12 months supervised release. Additionally, the U.S. Attorney is recommending a mandatory special assessment of $100 and restitution in an amount to be determined by the court at sentencing and forfeiture. Huffman's plea hearing has been set for May 21.
"Things have been very difficult for Felicity," a source previously told ET. "This has been one of the most trying times in her life."
Meanwhile, Delany -- who is set to introduce the 1939 flick, Love Affair, at the TCM Classic Film Festival over the weekend -- also opened up to ET about starring in her new CBS series, The Code.
"We shot in New York in the winter -- that was not easy -- but it's a great group of people, really talented, young, gorgeous people," Delany said in praise of the series, which follows some of the military's brightest legal minds.
"We go some really interesting places in the military, in the marines," she teased of the upcoming episode, before gushing over her easy onscreen wardrobe. "You know what I love? You know what you're wearing every day. There's no wardrobe fittings."