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US judge dismisses actor Jussie Smollett’s lawsuit alleging malicious prosecution

27 April 2020, 8:03 AM

A US federal judge dismissed a lawsuit brought by former “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett who accused the city of Chicago of malicious prosecution in concluding that his claim to having been the victim of a racist and homophobic beating was a hoax.

Jussie Smollett charged again with making false reports to police

12 February 2020, 9:24 AM

Former “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett was charged on Tuesday in a six-count felony indictment with staging a phony hate crime, nearly a year after similar charges were abruptly dismissed by local prosecutors.

A year in showbiz: court drama, box office records and a young billionaire

2 December 2019, 1:36 PM

From the world’s youngest self-made billionaire to celebrities in court, the world of entertainment produced a wide array of headlines this year. Below are some of the biggest showbiz stories of 2019.

Chicago judge may tap special prosecutor to review actor Jussie Smollett’s case

23 August 2019, 2:15 PM

The case of ex-“Empire” actor Jussie Smollett, who sparked a firestorm in Chicago by reporting a racist attack authorities have ruled a hoax, returns to court on Friday, when local media say a judge may tap a special prosecutor to review the case.

Chicago sues Jussie Smollett over costs of investigating alleged attack

12 April 2019, 2:13 PM

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.



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