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Actor Jussie Smollett faces six new charges over claim he was victim of hate crime
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Actor Jussie Smollett faces six new charges over claim he was victim of hate crime

Feb 11th 2020, 10:37 PM 19,108 Views 0 Comments

Smollett was previously charged with lying to police but they were subsequently dropped.

Actor Jussie Smollett suing city of Chicago for 'malicious prosecution'
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Actor Jussie Smollett suing city of Chicago for 'malicious prosecution'

Nov 21st 2019, 9:39 AM 16,217 Views 20 Comments

The Empire actor says the city should not seek payment from him to cover the cost of the investigation into his claim that he was a victim of a racist and homophobic attack.

Judge grants media request that Jussie Smollett's criminal case file be released
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Judge grants media request that Jussie Smollett's criminal case file be released

May 23rd 2019, 10:52 PM 23,196 Views 37 Comments

The judged ordered that the file be unsealed but it has not yet been released.

Explainer: Why is Donald Trump asking the FBI to look into an alleged hate crime against a TV actor?
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Explainer: Why is Donald Trump asking the FBI to look into an alleged hate crime against a TV actor?

Mar 28th 2019, 3:31 PM 17,379 Views 34 Comments

Jussie Smollett achieved notoriety after being accused of fabricating a hate crime.

Chicago police chief and mayor hit out as actor Jussie Smollett cleared of all criminal charges
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Chicago police chief and mayor hit out as actor Jussie Smollett cleared of all criminal charges

Updated Mar 26th 2019, 9:48 PM 47,448 Views 37 Comments

Smollett’s lawyers released a statement today confirming the charges had been dropped.

US actor Jussie Smollett pleads not guilty to lying to police over attack
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US actor Jussie Smollett pleads not guilty to lying to police over attack

Mar 14th 2019, 5:10 PM 11,943 Views 0 Comments

Police say Smollett staged the attack in a bid to gain publicity and a more pay.

Jussie Smollett charged with 16 felony counts for allegedly lying to police
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Jussie Smollett charged with 16 felony counts for allegedly lying to police

Mar 9th 2019, 2:33 PM 16,422 Views 0 Comments

In a statement to the media, Smollett’s attorney Mark Geragos criticised the charges as “prosecutorial overkill”.

Empire producers cut Smollett from season's last episodes following his arrest
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Empire producers cut Smollett from season's last episodes following his arrest

Updated Feb 22nd 2019, 4:14 PM 47,207 Views 0 Comments

The show’s producers said they are placing their trust in the legal system.

Jussie Smollett paid $3,500 to stage attack because of 'dissatisfaction with his salary'
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Jussie Smollett paid $3,500 to stage attack because of 'dissatisfaction with his salary'

Updated Feb 21st 2019, 3:26 PM 44,003 Views 0 Comments

Police said today that the Empire actor also sent himself racist and homophobic hate mail.

Jussie Smollett named as suspect in criminal investigation for filing a false police report
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Jussie Smollett named as suspect in criminal investigation for filing a false police report

Feb 20th 2019, 11:08 PM 23,166 Views 62 Comments

Detectives were this evening presenting evidence before a Grand Jury in Chicago, a police spokesperson said.

Jussie Smollett's lawyers deny claims that he plotted an attack on himself, so what do we know so far?
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Jussie Smollett's lawyers deny claims that he plotted an attack on himself, so what do we know so far?

Feb 19th 2019, 1:31 PM 28,577 Views 55 Comments

Smollett was hospitalised last month and said he was the victim of a racist and homophobic attack.

Everything you need to know if you're completely baffled by what's going on with Jussie Smollett
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Everything you need to know if you're completely baffled by what's going on with Jussie Smollett

Feb 19th 2019, 1:05 PM 13,342 Views 1 Comment

How long until somebody makes a podcast about this?

Jussie Smollett said the responsibility to lead with love 'can't be kicked out of him'
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Jussie Smollett said the responsibility to lead with love 'can't be kicked out of him'

Feb 1st 2019, 5:06 PM 1,995 Views 0 Comments

It’s the actor’s first statement since his attack.

The horrific attack on Jussie Smollett has reignited the discussion on race and sexuality
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The horrific attack on Jussie Smollett has reignited the discussion on race and sexuality

Jan 30th 2019, 3:19 PM 5,045 Views 4 Comments

The actor was the victim of a racist and homophobic attack this week.

Attackers put rope around US actor's neck in suspected racist, homophobic assault
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Attackers put rope around US actor's neck in suspected racist, homophobic assault

Jan 29th 2019, 6:25 PM 29,130 Views 37 Comments

Jussie Smollett was approached by two men who proceeded to shout slurs before attacking him.