Jussie Smollett is an American actor and singer. He began his career as a child actor in 1987 acting in films including The Mighty Ducks (1992) and Rob Reiner's North (1994). In 2015, Smollett portrayed musician Jamal Lyon in the Fox drama series Empire, a role that was hailed as groundbreaking for its positive depiction of a black gay man on television.
Jussie Smollett – who has been fighting the city of Chicago’s $130,000 lawsuit over the costs of an investigation into what officials alleged was a hoax attack on himself – is now turning ...
Jussie Smollett, Actor: Empire. Jussie Smollett was born on June 21, 1982 in Santa Rosa, California, USA as Justin Smollett. He is an actor, known for Empire (2015), The Mighty Ducks (1992) and Alien: Covenant (2017).
On January 29, 2019, American actor Jussie Smollett went to Chicago police and alleged he was assaulted during the early morning hours at the 300 block of East Lower North Water Street in Chicago's Streeterville by two people he described as white men who physically attacked him after shouting racial and homophobic slurs, poured an unknown chemical substance, possibly bleach, on him and tied a rope around his neck.
CHICAGO (AP) — Jussie Smollett's attorneys have filed a motion arguing that the actor should not have to pay Chicago $130,000 for a police investigation into what he claimed was a racist and... PR firm: ‘Every iota’ of Smollett claim true; police differ
Jussie Smollett's alleged attacker, Abel Osundairo, wants seized items back from cops, including a ski mask and red hat that may have been used in the incident.
Jussie Smollett took another hit in court on Friday when a judge shot down the actor's attempt to have the criminal charges against him dropped, telling Smollett that the new charges against him ...
A Cook County, Illinois, grand jury has returned a six-count indictment against actor Jussie Smollett for making false reports to police that he was a …
Jussie Smollett lawyers say city lawsuit seeking payback is ‘perverse tactic’ City releases bodycam footage of ex-CPD Supt. Eddie Johnson asleep at the wheel Attorney Dan Webb was appointed ...
Jussie Smollett thinks the nationwide protests over George Floyd's killing in police custody relate to his case with the City of Chicago ... because he …
Actor Jussie Smollett took the offensive last fall, suing the city of Chicago and multiple police officers for malicious prosecution over allegations that he faked a …
Nearly two weeks after “Empire” star Jussie Smollett claimed he was the victim of a racist, homophobic attack, some people in his tony Chicago neighborhood are growing skeptical.
Jurnee Smollett-Bell is weighing in on the controversy surrounding brother Jussie Smollett's alleged 2019 attack, revealing that the scandal has been extremely difficult for their entire family ...
If Jussie Smollett had last year pleaded guilty to some minor charge, done 90 days of community service and paid a substantial fine to reimburse the $130,000 worth of overtime costs rolled up by Ch…
Jussie Smollett and his alleged attacker Ola Osundairo may have frequented the same upscale Chicago bathhouse, a known hangout for "affluent black men."
The TV actor Jussie Smollett has been indicted by a special prosecutor on six counts accusing him of lying to Chicago police – almost a …
Jurnee Smollet is speaking out about her older brother, Jussie Smollett, being accused of staging a hate crime in January in 2019. In an August 5 interview with The Hollywood Reporter, Jurnee says ...
Jussie Smollett asked to pay city of Chicago $130,000 for cost of investigation; According to the lawsuit, Glandian's suggestion that Ola Osundairo is …
Ex-pitcher Curt Schilling compared circumstances of a noose being found in Bubba Wallace's garage to an incident involving actor Jussie Smollett.
“The Real” co-host Amanda Seales has leapt to the defense of fellow actor Jussie Smollett after his indictment on Tuesday by a Chicago …
New criminal charges against actor Jussie Smollett do not violate his right against double jeopardy, a Cook County, Illinois judge ruled Friday. Judge James Linn …
CHICAGO - Chicago police investigating the Jussie Smollett case apparently inadvertently taped 37 seconds of a private conversation between a key witness and his lawyer last year - …
Just when it looked as though former Empire star Jussie Smollett may have dodged the criminal charges that were filed last year and later dropped in the controversial case in which he allegedly ...
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The "Lovecraft Country" actor is standing by her brother, who last year was accused of staging a racist and anti-LGBTQ hate crime. More than a year after Jussie Smollett was accused of lying to police about being the victim of a hate crime, his younger sister is speaking out. In …
The brothers who claimed they were paid to stage an attack against Jussie Smollett are now reportedly unwilling to testify against the actor. …
Jussie Smollett's attempt to wiggle out of charges stemming from an alleged phony hate crime he committed against himself! (AllHipHop News) Back in February, actor/singer, Jussie Smollett …
Jussie Smollett & Ambimbola “Abel” Osundairo. An unnamed source was quoted in the column as saying that there is documentary evidence to prove that the two men were at the bathhouse on many occasions. “They used to party together …
Jussie Smollett denies fabricating hate crime... 01:26 Chicago Police said brothers Abel and Ola Osundairo were paid $3,500 by actor Jussie Smollett to stage what Smollett claimed was a racist and ...
Please subscribe to keep reading. You can cancel at any time. Chicago police investigating the Jussie Smollett case apparently inadvertently taped 37 seconds of a private conversation between a ...
Jussie Smollett's sister, Jurnee, has broken her silence to speak about the "devastating" effects that her brother's scandal has had on their family. It has been over a year since Jussie was charged for staging a hate crime, and his ongoing legal battle has taken its toll on his family. "It's...
The announcement Tuesday that Jussie Smollet has, again, been indicted by a Chicago grand jury is the latest twist in a headline-grabbing case that has taken numerous turns in the year since the ...
Actor Jussie Smollett exits courtroom 101 into the hallway at the Leighton Criminal Court Building following an emergency hearing over his …
In this Feb. 24, 2020 file photo, former “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett leaves the Leighton Criminal Courthouse in Chicago, after an initial court appearance on a …
Actor Jussie Smollett appears in a courtroom at the Leighton Criminal Court Building in Chicago on Feb. 24, 2020, where he plead not guilty to restored charges that accuse him of staging a racist, homophobic attack against himself and falsely reporting it to police.
Guglielmi returned to Twitter with an official statement: "Jussie Smollett is now officially classified as a suspect in a criminal investigation by #ChicagoPolice for …
Jussie Smollett, who was a star on the show "Empire" was charged with 16 counts for allegedly making up a hate crime, but then the charges were dropped.
UPDATE: The Illinois Supreme Court rejected former Empire actor Jussie Smollett’s request to throw out charges against him. In addition to that, the court rejected Smollett’s bid to …
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New Details About Jussie Smollett's Youngest Brother Jurnee Smollet is a mom. Smollett has a three-year-old son named Hunter, whom she shares with her ex-husband Josiah Bell.
Jussie Smollett was in court again on Monday, facing new charges stemming from the alleged lies he told Chicago police about being assaulted. Kim Foxx, the …
Jussie Smollett landed in the headlines in early 2019 when he reported being the victim of a hate crime. According to Smollett, a group of men beat him, tied a noose around his neck and doused him ...
Jussie Smollett, who is Black and gay, told Chicago police on Jan. 29, 2019, that he was attacked at around 2 a.m. by two men who hurled racial and homophobic slurs at him, wrapped a …
Jussie Smollett has been charged with six new counts of lying to police. The TV actor claimed he was the victim of an alleged racist and homophobic attack in Chicago last year.
Jussie Smollett poses on the red carpet before the 47th Songwriters Hall of Fame ceremony in New York, June 9, 2016. (Eduardo Munoz/Reuters) Making the …
Actor Jussie Smollett speaks with members of the media after his court appearance at Leighton Courthouse on March 26, 2019 in Chicago, Illinois (Photo by Nuccio DiNuzzo/Getty Images) The video of ...
Well, well, well, look who it is. While most people are retreating from the public, former Empire actor Jussie Smollett decided to reemerge. The 37-year-old all but disappeared in the year since ...
Jussie Smollett Returns to Instagram, Marks ‘Quarantine Day 421’ Since Alleged Attack. By Erin Crabtree. March 25, 2020. Jussie Smollett …