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# jussie-smollett - Friday 10 December, 2021

US actor Jussie Smollett found guilty over staged racist hate crime
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US actor Jussie Smollett found guilty over staged racist hate crime

Dec 10th 2021, 6:53 AM 21,153 Views 0 Comments

Smollett was found guilty of five counts of disorderly conduct for falsely telling police he was the victim of a hate crime in 2019.

# jussie-smollett - Wednesday 8 December, 2021

Evidence that Empire actor Jussie Smollett staged fake attack is overwhelming, court told
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Evidence that Empire actor Jussie Smollett staged fake attack is overwhelming, court told

Dec 8th 2021, 10:20 PM 19,823 Views 0 Comments

The former Empire star is accused of staging a racist, anti-gay attack against himself in Chicago for publicity.

# jussie-smollett - Monday 6 December, 2021

US actor Jussie Smollett takes the stand in his own defence
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# Chicago

US actor Jussie Smollett takes the stand in his own defence

Dec 6th 2021, 10:00 PM 20,120 Views 0 Comments

Smollett is facing charges accusing him of staging a racist, anti-gay attack on himself and lying to Chicago police about it.

# jussie-smollett - Thursday 2 December, 2021

Man tells court actor Jussie Smollett recruited him and brother to fake attack
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# Chicago

Man tells court actor Jussie Smollett recruited him and brother to fake attack

Dec 2nd 2021, 8:56 AM 10,890 Views 0 Comments

Abimbola Osundairo said the actor asked him and his brother ‘to fake beat him up’.

# jussie-smollett - Wednesday 1 December, 2021

Brothers told Chicago police how Jussie Smollett allegedly staged hoax
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# Chicago

Brothers told Chicago police how Jussie Smollett allegedly staged hoax

Dec 1st 2021, 7:31 AM 23,378 Views 0 Comments

A former detective told a court he initially viewed Smollett as the victim of a homophobic and racist attack.

# jussie-smollett - Monday 29 November, 2021

Trial of Jussie Smollett, accused of fabricating hate crime against himself, begins in Chicago
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Trial of Jussie Smollett, accused of fabricating hate crime against himself, begins in Chicago

Nov 29th 2021, 10:00 PM 27,856 Views 0 Comments

He was accused in 2019 of orchestrating a hoax racist attack to gain publicity and secure a bigger paycheck.

# jussie-smollett - Tuesday 11 February, 2020

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

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

Feb 11th 2020, 10:37 PM 19,128 Views 0 Comments

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

# jussie-smollett - Thursday 21 November, 2019

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 16,248 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.

# jussie-smollett - Thursday 23 May, 2019

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 23,252 Views 37 Comments

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

# jussie-smollett - Thursday 28 March, 2019

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

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 17,398 Views 34 Comments

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

# jussie-smollett - Tuesday 26 March, 2019

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 47,471 Views 37 Comments

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

# jussie-smollett - Thursday 14 March, 2019

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 11,945 Views 0 Comments

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

# jussie-smollett - Saturday 9 March, 2019

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 16,424 Views 0 Comments

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

# jussie-smollett - Friday 22 February, 2019

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 47,215 Views 0 Comments

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

# jussie-smollett - Thursday 21 February, 2019

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

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

Updated Feb 21st 2019, 3:26 PM 44,010 Views 0 Comments

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

# jussie-smollett - Wednesday 20 February, 2019

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

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

Feb 20th 2019, 11:08 PM 23,177 Views 62 Comments

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

# jussie-smollett - Tuesday 19 February, 2019

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 28,670 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 13,361 Views 1 Comment

How long until somebody makes a podcast about this?