Jussie Smollett was released from Cook County Jail after posting $150K bond. He was initially sentenced to 150 days, which is approximately 5 months.
After being sentenced to 150 days in prison, 30 months of felony probation, and over $100K in fines, Jussie Smollett maintained that he was innocent before being escorted out of the court room.
The ‘Empire’ star will face 150 days in prison for staging a hate crime, beginning immediately. He will also have to pay $120K in restitution, a $25K in fines, and spend
Jussie Smollett was found guilty after facing six counts of disorderly conduct after allegations over staging a homophobic hate crime against himself.
Jussie Smollett started his trial and took the stand for his testimony today after being accused of staging a hate crime for media attention in 2019.
Jussie Smollett arrived for jury selection on day one of his hate crime trial in Chicago with his family, including his mom and sister.
If Jussie Smollett had only stayed quiet instead of being so publicly unrepentant, he might not be facing new charges and possible jail time, says a top Illinois attorney.
Former ‘Empire’ star Jussie Smollett has been indicted — again — for allegedly faking a hate crime against himself. He faces six felony charges of lying to the police.
Two criminal lawyers explained what’s next in Jussie Smollett’s legal fate after being hit with 16 felony charges, which includes a trial date and the possibility of either a prison sentence or probation.
After a report claimed Terrence Howard got into an angry fight with Jussie Smollett during a confrontation about Smollett’s alleged attack, Howard’s bodyguard is vehemently denying the ‘non factual’ story! He claims Howard did no such thing!
Terrence Howard reportedly confronted Jussie Smollett about his alleged attack while on the set of ‘Empire’, and things got heated, according to a new report! Howard allegedly began ‘screaming’ at Smollett to come clean about what really happened…
Now that the Chicago PD has confirmed Jussie Smollett orchestrated his attack, 50 Cent is mocking ‘Empire’ co-creator Lee Daniels for allegedly pushing the story…if he was in on the plan, that is!
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