Smollett maintains he was the victim of a racial and homophobic attack and alleges malicious prosecution.
The "Empire" actor took to the social media comments on a different story to maintain his innocence against claims he staged a hate crime against himself in January. "My story has actually never changed," he said.
"I think there is a great deal of affection for him and it is disappointing not having him there," Danny Strong, co-creator of Empire, said.
The Chicago Police Department released new surveillance footage and files in regards to the Jussie Smollett hoax case on Monday, including one that shows the "Empire" actor shortly after the alleged attack. In one of the videos, police body-cam footage shows authorities entering Smollett's Chicago apartment, led by his manager, Frank Gatson. Smollett is found […]
A Cook County, Illinois, judge has ordered the appointment of a special prosecutor to investigate the controversial decision to drop all charges against Empire actor Jussie Smollett. Judge Michael Toomin ruled Friday that State’s Attorney Kim Foxx could not legally appoint her top deputy to handle the case in her place after she withdrew from […]