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Jussie Smollet

10 Dec 2021
Jussie Smollett has been declared guilty for lying about the homophobic attack against himself which he reported to the police in 2019. The jury in the ongoing case that has lasted 3 years involving the US actor has found the 39-year-old guilty for lying to the police. Recall that in 2019, the brothers, fitness instructors…
12 Feb 2020
Former "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett has been indicted by a special prosecutor in Illinois on six counts of making false reports to police that he was a victim of a hate crime. Smollett, 37, had claimed to have being the victim of a racist and homophobic attack near his Chicago apartment on January 29, 2019.…
26 Apr 2019
The two Nigerian brothers who allegedly participated in Jussie Smollett's staged hate attack have filed a defamation suit against Smollett’s lawyers. Olabinjo and Abimbola Osundairo accused the attorneys of smearing their reputations in a bid to salvage Smollett’s image, according to Variety. The suit alleges that Smollett’s attorneys, Mark Geragos and Tina Glandian, gave interviews…
26 Mar 2019
US prosecutors dropped all charges Tuesday against television actor Jussie Smollett, who was accused of fabricating a racist and homophobic hate crime, his attorneys said. "Today, all criminal charges against Jussie Smollett were dropped and his record has been wiped clean," Tina Glandian and Patricia Brown Holmes said in a joint statement. The 36-year-old actor…
Jussie Smollett
21 Feb 2019
According to an announcement made by Chicago police spokesman, Anthony Guglielmi, Jussie Smollett has been arrested and now in custody. It is gathered that the "Empire" star is facing a felony charge for allegedly filing a false police report. Taking to Twitter, the police spokesman said Jussie Smollett “is under arrest and in custody of detectives.”…
19 Feb 2019
Embattled Hollywood actor, Jussie Smollett's role in hit TV series, "Empire" has reportedly been slashed in the wake of allegations that he staged his recent homophobic and racist attack. According to the report by celebrity gossip site, TMZ, Smollett was supposed to have nine scenes and a big musical number in the second to the last…
18 Feb 2019
Outspoken Grammy award-winning rapper, Cardi B has slammed Jussie Smollet over his claims that he was attacked. Cardi B's public call-out is coming after recent evidence suggests that the "Empire" star possibly staged the alleged homophobic and racist attack on him. According to Cardi B, his actions ruined Black History Month. Reacting to the new development…
1 Feb 2019
Shortly after the racist, homophobic attack Jussie Smollett fell victim to on Tuesday, various celebrities and fellow performers took to social media to extend their support for the Empire actor, one of whom was Kevin Hart. Subsequently, he received backlash for his public show of support as people pointed out that the attack on Smollett…
31 Jan 2019
Talented Nollywood actress, Tonto Dikeh in an Instagram post has advised her fans not to dwell on the social media lives of others. Using the case of celebrities as an example, the mother of one gave instance when celebrities live fake lives in order to impress their followers. According to Dikeh, some celebrities travel abroad just…


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