The actor was found guilty in five counts but acquitted in one count.

On the eleventh day of Black History Month, Empire actor Jussie Smollett was indicted in Chicago by a special prosecutor for allegedly staging an anti-gay, racist attack in January 2019. In detail, the actor formally known as Jamal Lyon described his attack as, two masked men that poured bleach on him, beat him, and looped a […]

You may think you can get away from being dramatized on Law & Order: Special Victims Unit but clearly you cannot. Case in point, Jussie Smollett‘s alleged hate crime from earlier this year (yes, that was earlier this year) has been turned into an upcoming episode of the popular NBC crime drama. In a clip for the […]

Welp that’s it for Jussie Smollett on Empire and that came from the boss Lee Daniels. via Theybf There were reports that the “Empire” writers were prepping for Jussie Smollett’s return to the show for its finale season, but co-creator Lee Daniels says NOPE! Not True. Daniels hopped on Twitter to clarify that Jussie’s character will NOT […]

Fox has revealed that Empire will return for a sixth season but it appears that Jussie Smollett will not. Smollett was written out of the final two episodes of season 5 after being accused of faking an attack he claimed happened to him back in January. His future and the show’s future have been in […]

Jussie Smollett is a lucky man. According to the Chicago Sun Times, prosecutors and Smollett’s legal team agreed to a deferred prosecution deal Tuesday. That means the “Empire” actor would not face prosecution and not be required to plead guilty to any charges. Additional reports state charges against Smollett were dropped all together, his record will […]

Jussie Smollett pleaded not guilty to the 16-count indictment against him Thursday in a Chicago courtroom, according to TMZ. Last week, a grand jury indicted Smollett on 16 felony counts of lying to authorities about being the victim of a brutal racist and homophobic beating by two masked men in downtown Chicago back in January. His next court […]

A grand jury returned 16 federal counts of disorderly conduct against Jussie Smollett for allegedly staging a hate crime attack in January. According to CBS Chicago, the grand jury returned the indictment on Thursday. Last month, Smollet was charged with a disorderly conduct count for allegedly staging a racist and homophobic attack last month. Smollett’s […]

Join Our Text Club To Get The Latest Music, Entertainment, Contests And Breaking News On Your Phone. Text BOX to 24042 to join! Look, the Jussie Smollett story is probably the greatest episode of Empire ever because of all the strange twists and turns. After turning himself in and subsequently being released on charges of felony disorderly conduct, there […]

Hours after being charged with felony disorderly conduct for filing a false police report, Jussie Smollett turned himself in to Chicago PD early Thursday morning, another twist in the now bizarre case following his alleged assault by two men on January 29. “Jussie [Smollett] is under arrest and in custody of detectives,” CPD spokesperson Anthony Guglielmi announced […]

Join Our Text Club To Get The Latest Music, Entertainment, Contests And Breaking News On Your Phone. Text BOX to 24042 to join! Well, the Jussie Smollett case, assault, situation, whatever you want to call it has taken another twist. Chicago PD spokesperson Anthony Gugleilmi revealed on Twitter that the 36-year-old Empire actor is now […]