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Chicago PD Superintendent: ‘A Lot More Evidence’ Against Smollett

Monday on ABC’s “Good Morning America,” Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson revealed “there is a lot more evidence” going against “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett’s version of an alleged hate crime. Johnson said as of now, Smollett will still get his day


Jussie Smollett Back on ‘Empire’ Set After Arrest

Actor-singer Jussie Smollett on Thursday returned to the set of Empire in Chicago after turning himself into the police for filing a false report with law enforcement, according to a report. 

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FOX Studios on Jussie Smollett: ‘We Are Considering our Options’

Twentieth Century Fox Television studios issued a statement reacting to the felony charge against Empire actor Jussie Smollett in connection to staging his own hate crime, saying they are “evaluating the situation and we are considering our options.”


Chicago Police Release Jussie Smollett Mug Shot

The Chicago Police Department released Empire actor Jussie Smollett’s mug shot Thursday after turning himself in on a felony charge for allegedly filing a false police report regarding a purported attack against himself last month. 


‘Empire’ Star Jussie Smollett Went from Victim to Accused Felon in 3 Weeks

CHICAGO (AP) — “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett turned himself in early Thursday to face accusations that he filed a false police report when he told authorities he was attacked in Chicago by two men who hurled racist and anti-gay slurs and looped a rope around his neck, police said.

LAS VEGAS, NV - MAY 21: Actor Jussie Smollett (C) is interviewed by SiriusXM hosts Symon (L) and Michael Yo on SiriusXM's 'Hits 1 in Hollywood' on the red carpet leading up to the Billboard Music Awards at the T-Mobile Arena on May 21, 2017 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo …

Jussie Smollett Hires Colin Kaepernick Attorney Mark Geragos as Indictment Looms

Empire actor Jussie Smollett has hired high-powered attorney Mark Geragos amid reports he orchestrated a racist and homophobic attack on himself last month in Chicago. Fox 32 Chicago reporter Rafer Weigel, citing sources at the Chicago Police Department, tweeted Wednesday that an indictment of Smollett may come in “a matter of hours. Not days”.