Jussie Smollett

American actor

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Jussie Smollett is an American actor and singer. He began his career as a child actor in 1987 acting in films including The Mighty Ducks (1992) and Rob Reiner's North (1994). In 2015, Smollett portrayed musician Jamal Lyon in the Fox drama series Empire, a role which was hailed as groundbreaking for its positive depiction of a black gay man on television. Smollett has also appeared in Ridley Scott's science fiction film Alien: Covenant (2017) as Ricks and in Marshall (2017) as Langston Hughes.

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New video from the Jussie Smollett hate crime case shows what appears to be a noose around the "Empire" actor's neck. Video from a Chicago police body camera was..
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Police release more than 1,000 files from the Jussie Smollett probe; Lawyer: Cuba Gooding Jr.'s accuser "troubled," calls groping case bogus; Tributes to Michael..
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The 37-year-old ex-Empire actor is accused of staging a homophobic and racist attack on himself.
5 hours ago • BBC News
Chicago police release hundreds of files from the investigation into Jussie Smollett's claim he was attacked by two men in January. (June 25)
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Chicago police released footage of Jussie Smollett with a noose around his neck.
Credit: USATODAY.com - Published 11 hours ago

In video shared by Chicago police, Jussie Smollett is seen wearing a noose, and men are seen buying supplies to carry out the allegedly-staged attack.
Credit: USATODAY.com - Published 12 hours ago

Chicago police have released hundreds of files from the investigation into the "Empire" actor's alleged hate crime hoax
Credit: CBS News - Published 12 hours ago

A judge decided to appoint a special prosecutor Friday (June 21) to investigate the decision by Cook County prosecutors to dismiss all charges against actor..
4 days ago • WorldNews
Special prosecutor to examine Smollett probe
Credit: USATODAY.com - Published 4 days ago

A Chicago judge on Friday ordered a special prosecutor to examine the handling of actor Jussie Smollett's discredited claim that he was the victim of a hate..
Credit: Reuters - Published 4 days ago

A special prosecutor would have the authority to bring new charges against the "Empire" actor if there are "reasonable grounds" to do so
Credit: CBS News - Published 4 days ago

A Cook County judge appointed a special prosecutor to probe the decision to drop charges against Empire actorΒ Jussie Smollett.
Credit: USATODAY.com - Published 4 days ago

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