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Chicago Police Department Says Jussie Smollett Staged Attack Because He Was “Dissatisfied With His Salary” on ”Empire”

Jussie Smollett Court Cameras

On Thursday morning, “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett was arrested on felony charges for staging a racist and homophobic attack on himself last month. Shortly after the arrest, Chicago police stood before the press to explain how the investigation transitioned from a hateful incident to a hoax.   During the press conference, …

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Fox Releases New Statement About Jussie Smollett’s Character on “Empire”: “He Is Not Being Written Out Of The Show”

Jussie Smollett Unsealed Case

Amid ongoing speculation about the alleged racist, homophobic attack against #JussieSmollett in Chicago, FOX is standing by the “Empire” actor, shooting down rumors that the beloved character is in jeopardy.  “Jussie Smollett continues to be a consummate professional on set, and as we have previously stated, he is not being …

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Jussie Smollett’s “Heavily Redacted” Phone Records “Are Not Sufficient,” Officials May Request More Information From Smollett to Help His Hate Crime Attack Case

Jussie Smollett's Lawyers Suggest White Face

After two weeks of misinformation and speculation in the wake of Jussie Smollett’s racist, homophobic attack in Chicago, the “Empire” actor has officially turned over his phone records – but since, Smollett’s evidence was ”limited and heavily redacted,”  officials remain at a standstill in the case.  Back in January, Smollett was …

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