Jussie Smollett

Two brothers stand at the center of the case that prosecutors will lay before jurors when the trial of Jussie Smollett begins this week.

Jussie Smollett opened up about his 2019 hate crime attack in a interview with activist Marc Lamont Hill on Wednesday. The former “Empire” star appeared in an Instagram Live with Hill, during which he discussed his ongoing trial. LIKE US ON FACEBOOK. FOLLOW US ON INSTAGRAM & TWITTER. SUBSCRIBE TO OUR YOUTUBE. “It’s been beyond frustrating, and I certainly am not going rogue,” […]

CHICAGO (AP) — A special prosecutor in Chicago said Monday that Cook County State’s Attorney Kim Foxx and her office abused their discretion in the case against actor Jussie Smollett but did nothing criminal. In a statement on the conclusions his investigation, special prosecutor Dan Webb sharply criticized the handling of the Smollett case by […]

Just when you think the world has moved on from the Jussie Smollett jig it rears it ugly head around. A family member is finally commenting on the peculiar ordeal. As spotted on Vulture the sister of the Empire actor is speaking up and giving her point of view on the events of January 29, 2019 where her […]

CHICAGO (AP) — Two brothers who admitted helping actor Jussie Smollett stage a racist and homophobic attack in Chicago last year are again willing to help in the case after initially saying they were done cooperating with prosecutors, their attorney said Thursday. In yet another strange twist in a story that has been full of […]

It’s been a minute since the “assault” on Jussie Smollett‘s has been outed as an allegedly staged event to keep him from being let go from the hit series Empire, but even though most people believe that Jussie indeed set himself up for the sake of his career, he continued to fight to have his […]

Ambimbola “Abel” Osundairo, one of the brothers prosecutors say the former 'Empire' actor paid off to hatch a staged racial and homophobic attack, visited a gay bathhouse that Smollett also frequented.

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Cook County State’s Attorney Kim Foxx emerged victorious in her bid for a second term in Tuesday’s Democratic primary. Foxx faced several challengers who had focused on how she handled the controversial Jussie Smollett case. Smollett was recently indicted on new charges related to his “hoax” attack in January 2019, when he claimed to have been the victim of […]

Jussie Smollet, if it’s not already too late,  might want to try and patch things up with the city of Chicago and get to steppin’ the hell outta there … if he still he can. We say that because Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot had some not too encouraging words for Smollett if he had any thoughts of […]

Jussie Smollett vows to “fight or die” to prove he is innocent after pleading not guilty to new charges related to the allegations he staged a hate crime on himself last year. Smollett previously claimed to have been the victim of a racist, homophobic assault in Chicago. But cops determined he paid two Nigerian brothers to […]

CHICAGO (AP) — The decision to restore charges against Jussie Smollett could bedevil the reelection bid of the first black woman to hold Chicago’s top law enforcement job and potentially alter the trajectory of a prosecutor once seen as a rising star in Illinois politics. The charges drew a stinging public response from Kim Foxx, […]

CHICAGO (AP) — When a grand jury revived the criminal case against Jussie Smollett, the indictment for many people called to mind two nights on two different streets in the same big city. On one Chicago street was a wealthy, famous black man who claimed he was a victim of a racist, anti-gay attack. On the […]