Chicago prosecutors made a stunning reversal on Tuesday by dropping all charges filed against "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett weeks after he was indicted on 16 felony counts for filing a false police.. WorldNews - Published Also reported by •NPR
Watch VideoAttorneys for "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett announced Tuesday that all charges filed against him have been dropped.
"I have been truthful and consistent on every level since day one. I.. Newsy - Published Also reported by •NPR
The case of Jussie Smollett took another bizarre turn on Tuesday when the Cook County prosecutor in Chicago cleared the Empire actor of all charges. Earlier this month, Smollett pleaded not guilty to..
According to SF Gate, Jussie Smollett agreed to forfeit his bond to the city of Chicago in exchange for having his charges dropped. Smollett was charged by a grand jury on 16 counts of lying to police..
According to Huff Post, Jussie Smollett pleaded not guilty to a 16 count indictment for allegedly staging an assault.
The 36-year-old was previous charged with a single count for filing a false police..
According to Newser, Jussie Smollett pleaded not guilty for lying to police.
The 36-year-old actor faces 16 felony counts related to a false police report.
Smollett stands accused of staging a racist..
“Empire” sunk to series lows on Wednesday, one week after an already-rough midseason premiere. Those episodes marked the first two original hours of the Fox soap since star Jussie Smollett was.. The Wrap - Published
Jussie Smollett entered a formal not guilty plea to 16 counts of disorderly conduct in a Chicago court on Thursday, according to the Chicago Tribune.
Smollett was indicted by a Cook County grand.. The Wrap - Published
“Empire” returned from winter hiatus on Wednesday, airing its first original episode since star Jussie Smollett was arrested and charged with filing a false police report. It didn’t receive a.. The Wrap - Published
“Empire” returns to Fox Wednesday for its Season 5 midseason premiere — the first new episode since Jussie Smollett was arrested and charged with filing a false police report.
As a matter of.. The Wrap - Published
Someone in Chicago called 911 to report a mass suicide was about to go down at R. Kelly's Chicago home, but it turned out to be a false alarm. Police descended on Trump Tower in Chicago Tuesday.. TMZ.com - Published
“Empire” returns from its fifth season’s winter hiatus tomorrow night with an episode that includes the recently-indicted Jussie Smollett.
But you might not know that if you were to look at.. The Wrap - Published
Gloria Schmidt, the attorney for Abel and Ola Osundairo, the men who say Jussie Smollett paid them to stage an attack on him, told CBSN on Monday, “This entire thing started because they put their.. The Wrap - Published
A grand jury has multiplied the amount of charges against the 'Empire' star, who is now facing decades in jail, two weeks after he got arrested for allegedly filing a false police report. AceShowbiz - Published
Mark Geragos, a member of Jussie Smollett’s defense team, said Friday that news that the “Empire” star was indicted on 16 felony counts by a Cook County Grand Jury on Friday was not a surprise to.. The Wrap - Published Also reported by •Access Hollywood
The charges expand the initial single count of filing a false police report. Now Smollett is charged with multiple counts tied to different aspects of his alleged false report about being attacked. NPR - Published Also reported by •The Wrap
Jussie Smollett just got slammed by a Cook County grand jury, which has returned a 16-count felony indictment against him for filing a false police report. Smollett was originally charged by the.. TMZ.com - Published
In a new 'Through Her Eyes' interview, the 'Chicago' actress claims she has no reason to believe that the 'Empire' actor filed a false police report of hate crime attack to boast his career and salary. AceShowbiz - Published
Jussie Smollett’s legal defense team has to do three things to save him from conviction: Discredit the main witnesses against him, rebut the police theory that he staged a hoax to get a raise, and.. The Wrap - Published
Jussie Smollett is unlikely to serve time if he’s convicted of filing a false police report, which he was charged with last week, Chicago-based defense attorneys and other legal experts told.. The Wrap - Published
Chicago police superintendent Eddie Johnson just doubled down on the cops’ theory that Jussie Smollett staged the assault he reported in late January.
“I can tell you this, Robin, there’s a.. The Wrap - Published
Terrence Howard, who plays father to Jussie Smollett on “Empire,” showed his unwavering support for his co-star following his arrest on charges of filing a false police report. He is accused of.. USATODAY.com - Published
Actor Jussie Smollett has been written out of the final two episodes of "Empire" this season. It comes after he was charged with filing a false police report, and allegations he staged an attack on.. CBS News - Published
While the fictional overturned murder conviction at the center of “Proven Innocent” isn’t based on one particular real-life case, that doesn’t mean Fox’s new legal drama won’t be pulling.. The Wrap - Published
The actor was arrested Thursday for filing a false police report. Now, it appears the role that made him famous may be in doubt. Empire producers said they chose "to avoid further disruption on set." NPR - Published
Geraldo Rivera laced into Jussie Smollett on Friday, calling the “Empire” star a “race traitor” after Chicago police accused him of staging his own hate crime because he was unhappy with his.. The Wrap - Published
Jussie Smollett is being removed from the final episodes of Season 5 of Empire following his arrest for filing a false police report, Fox confirmed in a statement on Friday (February 22). “The events.. Just Jared - Published
CHICAGO (AP) — The producers of the TV show “Empire” say Jussie Smollett’s character will be removed from the final two episodes of this season. The announcement Friday comes after Smollett was.. Seattle Times - Published
Jussie Smollett has been removed from the final two episodes of “Empire” Season 5, following his arrest on the charges of filing a false police report, the Fox hip-hop drama’s executive producers.. The Wrap - Published
Jussie Smollett's upcoming appearance in an episode of "Drop the Mic" was scrapped by TNT Thursday after the actor was charged on a felony disorderly conduct charge for allegedly filing a false police.. FOXNews.com - Published
Don Lemon appeared on CNN Thursday evening to let viewers know that he found the idea that Jussie Smollett staged the assault against him to be increasingly credible.
On set with Chris Cuomo, Lemon.. The Wrap - Published
"Empire" actor Jussie Smollett is in police custody after turning himself in overnight. He is accused of faking a hate crime after his story of being attacked by racists fell to pieces. Smollett has.. CBS News - Published Also reported by •FOXNews.com
Jussie Smollett returned to the set of his Fox series Empire within hours of being released from custody following his arrest for allegedly filing a false police report. The 36-year-old actor.. Just Jared - Published
2020 Democratic presidential hopeful Sen. Kamala Harris on Thursday said she was “sad, frustrated, and disappointed” following the arrest of “Empire” star Jussie Smollett, who was charged with.. FOXNews.com - Published
Jussie Smollett walks behind a bodyguard while leaving a courthouse on Thursday afternoon (February 21) in Chicago, Ill. The 36-year-old actor and singer was released from jail on a $100,000 bond after.. Just Jared - Published
Actor Jussie Smollett, who turned himself in on a felony count of filing a false police report, appeared in court Thursday afternoon, where a judge set his bond at $100,000 and ordered him to turn in.. CBS News - Published
Jussie Smollett‘s upcoming episode of Drop The Mic is on hold following his arrest for filing a false police report. The network revealed that they will not be airing the episode, which stars the.. Just Jared - Published
Fox is now considering what to do following the arrest of Empire star Jussie Smollett on Thursday morning (February 21). The network issued a statement following the Chicago police press conference, in.. Just Jared - Published
Donald Trump took to Twitter moments ago to send a tweet directly to Jussie Smollett after his arrest for allegedly filing a false police report. Jussie initially said he was attacked by two men who.. Just Jared - Published
Jussie Smollett, the Empire actor who alleged he was the victim of a hate crime in January, turned himself into the police Thursday morning for filing a false police report.
Smollett allegedly.. Mashable - Published