Jussie Smollett purposely misled police by saying assailants were white, lawsuit alleges
Friday, 12 April 2019 "Empire” actor Jussie Smollett purposely attempted to mislead police by falsely describing the men who he said attacked him on a cold January night as white men, the city of Chicago claimed in a civil lawsuit filed Thursday.
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 based attack on himself and prosecutors dropped the 16 charges in March. But the city is suing the...
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..