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State's Attorney Kim Foxx calls Jussie Smollett ‘washed up celeb who lied to cops’ in text message: report

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Cook County State’s Attorney Kim Fox described “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett as a “washed up celeb who lied to cops” in texts messages released Tuesday by her office in response to a public-records request by the Chicago Tribune. 
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News video: Jussie Smollett Case: Kim Foxx Called Actor 'Washed Up Celeb Who Lied To Cops,' Thought Charges Were Too Severe

Jussie Smollett Case: Kim Foxx Called Actor 'Washed Up Celeb Who Lied To Cops,' Thought Charges Were Too Severe 02:47

About two weeks before charges were dropped against Jussie Smollett, Cook County State's Attorney Kim Foxx texted her staff dismissing Smollett as a "washed up celeb who lied to cops" who was being charged too harshly.

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