Williams said of the new indictment, “Chicago should just let this go. Let it go, man. You’re wasting time with the court system.”
She added, “Jussie Smollett is alleged to have done a horrible thing, but with the gang violence and the bad school system in Chicago — you guys have bigger fish to fry.”
The talk show host also said that whether Smollett ends up going to jail or not, his career is over.
“His prison life has already started. He’ll never work again. Nobody cares about him,” she said. “If I saw him walking down the street I’d cross to the other side,” she added.
Viewers took to Twitter to weigh in on Williams’s comments, and some said Smollett should be prosecuted no matter what:
— Kimber463 (@Kimber4631) February 12, 2020
— Calvin Neal (@chnealjr) February 12, 2020
But others disagreed. One said:
Leave Jussie Smollett alone
— Will Jones (@wjjones15) February 12, 2020
And another was just happy to see Williams dragging the Empire star:
wendy williams is being messy about the jussie smollett stuff rn lol pic.twitter.com/rL1NQxKI7S
— IT’S MY BIRTHDAY (@ShivRoyRoman) February 12, 2020
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