Tag: Jussie Smollett
Abel and Ola Osundairo—the two brothers who say Jussie Smollett paid them to stage his hate crime attack—have filed a federal defamation lawsuit against the Empire star's team of lawyers, including celebrity attorney Mark Geragos.
Jussie Smollett’s Brother Says Jussie is Telling the Truth About Being Attacked & Is Suffering From Night Terrors
After all the charges were dropped, Jussie Smollett's brother Jojo says it's time to clear his little bro's name and vindicate his reputation.
The City of Chicago is preparing to file a lawsuit against Jussie Smollett for failing to pay the $130,000 they say he owes them for costs associated with the investigation of his alleged faked hate crime attack.
Hold up, wait a minute! Jussie Smollett might still be very much in the thick of it when it comes to his faked hate crime stunt. The City of Chicago is hitting him with a serious bill and invoice for the alleged false police investigation he sparked.
In what may be the final shocking plot twist of the Jussie Smollett hate crime attack scandal, TMZ reports that the "Empire" actor will NOT be prosecuted for allegedly the attack and his record has been wiped clean.
The stunt Jussie Smollett (allegedly) pulled may cost him not only his own job, but also jobs for the entire "Empire" cast and crew.
Jussie Smollett was initially charged with one Class 4 Felony charge of disorderly conduct last month, but a grand jury has applied that charge 15 more times in an 86-page indictment.
Drake’s Daddy Dennis Graham Is Out Here Holding It Down for His Friends R. Kelly and Jussie Smollett
These are tough times for R. Kelly and Jussie Smollett, but apparently, they've got a friend in Drake's Dad, Dennis Graham.
Cardi B says she's "really disappointed in Jussie Smollett" because she feels like "he f**ked up Black History month."
Terrence Howard Had a Meltdown on “Empire” Set & Confronted Jussie Smollett About Faking Attack (Report)
Terrence was reportedly so pissed at Jussie that he locked himself in his trailer for most of the day when Jussie returned to the "Emire" set after his arrest for allegedly lying to police about being attacked by white Trump supporters.
FBI Says Jussie Smollett May Not Have Sent Hate Letter to Himself, Jussie Says $3,500 Check Was for “Training”
The FBI is disputing the Chicago Police Department's claim that Jussie Smollett sent a threatening hate letter to himself before allegedly staging his January 29th attack with Nigerian brothers Abel and Ola Osundairo.
The Daily Show, which airs weeknights on Comedy Central, put together a fake Lifetime-esque movie trailer mocking Jussie's "attack" and how it came to be, starring look-a-like Jaboukie Young-White as Smollett.
After it was announced that Jussie Smollett was removed from the final two episodes of Empire Season 5, it's now being reported that producers are considering bringing in a new actor to replace Smollett instead of simply writing his character out of the show.
The "Empire" star looked pathetic as he did the walk of shame and was swarmed by the media before leaving in a black SUV.
According to court documents, Jussie Smollett sent a text to Abel and Ola Osundairo four days before the staged attack, then met with them to go over details.
Donald Trump Slams Jussie Smollett on Twitter After Actor’s Arrest for Staged Attack: “What About MAGA?”
President Donald Trump weighed in on Jussie Smollett's arrest Thursday, calling the actor out for making "racist and dangerous comments" and insulting "tens of millions of people."
Mugshot Madness: Jussie Smollett Arrested, Police Say Actor Faked Attack Because He Was Unhappy With “Empire” Salary
The actor's arrest came just hours after he was indicted on a felony charge of disorderly conduct for filing a false police report when he said was attacked in downtown Chicago by two men who hurled racist and anti-gay slurs and looped a rope around his neck.
Jussie Smollett Indicted, Charged With One Felony Count of Disorderly Conduct for Filing False Police Report
Not too long after Chicago police announced that Jussie Smollett had been officially classified as a suspect in a criminal investigation for filing a false police report, the "Empire" actor was indicted by a Chicago grand jury and charged with a felony related to the ongoing investigation.
Jussie Smollett is Now a Suspect in Allegedly Staged Attack, Faces 3 Years in Prison for Filing False Police Report
Chicago police have announced that Jussie Smollett has been officially classified as a suspect in a criminal investigation for filing a false police report.
Video Shows Brothers Linked to Jussie Smollett Attack Buying Ski Masks & Red Hat Allegedly Worn in Assault
The surveillance footage shows what appears to be brothers Ola and Abel Osundairo at the checkout counter ringing up ski masks, gloves, bandanas, sunglasses and red hats.