Mark Geragos

Chicago Suing Jussie Smollett over $130,000 Police Investigation of Hate Hoax

CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago filed a lawsuit against Jussie Smollett on Thursday in a bid to recoup the costs of investigating a racist, anti-gay attack that authorities say was orchestrated by the “Empire” actor as a publicity stunt, with the city saying — at minimum — that it now wants triple the amount it initially asked Smollett to pay.

PASADENA, CA - FEBRUARY 11: Actor Jussie Smollett attends the 48th NAACP Image Awards at Pasadena Civic Auditorium on February 11, 2017 in Pasadena, California. (Photo by Marcus Ingram/Getty Images for NAACP Image Awards)

Mark Geragos Torches CNN as the ‘Know-Nothing Network’ After Firing

High-profile lawyer Mark Geragos on Wednesday blasted CNN for terminating him from the network amid reports he is an unnamed co-conspirator in an alleged scheme by embattled lawyer Michael Avenatti to extort Nike. “They ought to change their name to the ‘Cut and

The Associated Press

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”.

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