Chicago preparing to sue Jussie Smollett for cost of investigation
Friday, 5 April 2019 Chicago officials say they're preparing to sue "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett to make him pay for the investigation of his alleged hoax. Smollett claims he was beaten in January by two men yelling homophobic and racial slurs. Thursday was the city's deadline for him to reimburse more than $130,000. CBS News legal analyst Rikki Klieman joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss the case.
The city of Chicago is planning to sue actor Jussie Smollett after he missed the Thursday deadline to pay $130,106.15, CNN reports.
The bill, meant to cover the cost of police overtime during the investigation into his claim he was the victim of a possible hate crime.
"The Law Department is now...
According to Uproxx.com, "Nearly a week after the cast of Empire signed a letter calling on the series showrunners and FOX to allow Jussie Smollett to return to the show, the network has renewed it for..
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