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Chicago Mayor Slams Prosecutors and Jussie Smollett Over Dropped Charges, Insists Smollett Filed False Report

Jussie Smollett Mayor Slams

Just hours after prosecutors dropped all criminal charges against Jussie Smollett for allegedly filing a false report, Chicago’s Mayor Rahm Emanuel condemned the decision and insisted that the “Empire” actor staged the alleged hate crime.  In a press release, following Smollett’s own public statements, Emanuel called out prosecutor Joe Magats …

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R. Kelly Responds To Judge’s Order To Use Controversial Chicago Studio During Normal Business Hours: “I Have Never Been Creative Or Worked Between The Hours of 9 am and 5 pm”

Last month, singer, songwriter and producer R. Kelly was hit with over 60 building code violations, due in part to Kelly’s unauthorized built-in sauna, steam room, bar and other residential amenities inside his controversial Chicago recording studio.  However, despite the violations and subsequent fines over the residential structure of the …

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Fox Suspends Empire Production In Chicago Over Frigid Temperatures

On Wednesday, Fox temporarily suspended production on its hit show, “Empire.” However, according to E! News, the suspension was not directly linked to the anti-gay, racist incident, involving “Empire” star #JussieSmollett, that occurred on Tuesday morning.  Instead, the network stopped production on the musical series, as well as its hit …

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