All Charges Dropped Against 'Empire' Actor Jussie Smollett
Tuesday, 26 March 2019 () Chicago prosecutors made a stunning reversal on Tuesday by dropping all charges filed against "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett weeks after he was indicted on 16 felony counts for filing a false police report, according to USA Today. Smollett, 36, was seen arriving at a Chicago courtroom on Tuesday morning for an emergency hearing. His lawyers released a statement after the court hearing which said Smollett's "record has been wiped clean of the filing of this tragic complaint against him." "After reviewing all of the facts and circumstances of the case, including Mr. Smollett’s volunteer service in the community and agreement to forfeit his bond to the City of Chicago, we believe this outcome...
Illinois prosecutors on Tuesday dropped charges against "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett relating to allegations he staged a hate crime attack to gain publicity. Before leaving court, Smollett described the ordeal as "one of the worst of my entire life." Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
The 'Empire' actor was told last month he wouldn't be charged over allegations he orchestrated a racist and homophobic attack on himself in January, but was met with more difficulties days later when..
According to Newser, the city of Chicago filed a lawsuit in Cook County Circuit Court on Thursday, which sues Jussie Smollett.
Smollett was cleared of charges that alleged that he staged a hate-crime..
CHICAGO (AP) — A state’s attorney in Chicago has asked the county’s inspector general to review how her office handled “Empire” actor Jussie... Seattle Times Also reported by •Reuters •TMZ.com •FOXNews.com •The Age
[USA], Apr 12 (ANI): Chicago city officials have filed a lawsuit against the 'Empire' actor Jussie Smollett, in a bid to recover investigation costs of an... Sify Also reported by •FOXNews.com •Reuters •The Age •Newsy