The city of Chicago filed a lawsuit on Thursday against Jussie Smollett seeking three times the damages it said it incurred in the investigation of a hate crime that authorities allege the “Empire” actor staged.
Chicago will sue actor Jussie Smollett for the costs of police overtime spent investigating his claims that he was the victim of a hate crime, which prosecutors say were false, a city official said on Thursday.
Protesting Chicago police officers called for Cook County State’s Attorney Kim Foxx to resign after her office dropped felony charges against actor Jussie Smollett last week related to allegations that he staged a phony hate crime.
U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday the Department of Justice would “review” the uproar surrounding actor Jussie Smollett…
United States President Donald Trump has again weighed in on the case of Jussie Smollett, tweeting that the U.S. Justice Department and the FBI would look into it. This is just the latest development in a case that has confused outside observers but where prosecutors maintain they acted appropriately despite a backlash from Chicago police […]