Jussie Smollett Files 'Malicious Prosecution' Counterclaim Against City of Chicago

Jussie Smollett has filed a countersuit against the city of Chicago and other parties, claiming that he was the victim of “malicious prosecution” after he was charged with orchestrating a fake hate crime against himself. (The charges were later dropped.) In April, the former Empire star, 37, was sued by Chicago after the city allegedly spent more than $130,000 in […]

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Police Release Jussie Smollett Case Documents: Everything We Learned

New details about the Jussie Smollett alleged attack case have been made public, following a judge’s ruling to unseal legal documents. In late January, the 36-year-old Empire star made headlines when he told police that two men attacked him on a Chicago street, hurled racial and homophobic slurs at him, poured a chemical liquid on him and put a noose around his neck. He was then treated […]

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Jussie Smollett’s Staged Attack Court Case Documents To Be Made Public

Jussie Smollett‘s court records are going public. A judge has made the decision to unseal Jussie‘s court documents, despite charges for allegedly staging a fake assault being dropped. In Illinois, law allows for cases to be taken out of public view if an individual is found innocent or the case is dropped. “Smollett voluntarily appeared on national television speaking about […]

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