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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Kim Foxx, the Cook County state’s attorney, continued to text colleagues about the Smollett case after delegating it to a deputy, records show. She questioned..
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Chicago’s top prosecutor continued to text colleagues about the Smollett case after delegating it to a deputy, records show. She questioned the number of..
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CHICAGO (AP) — Text messages show the Chicago prosecutor whose office handled the case of "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett told her top deputy that Smollett was..
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Cook County State's Attorney Kim Foxx texted her staff dismissing Smollett as a "washed up celeb who lied to cops" who was being charged too harshly
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Kim Foxx also appeared to compare Smollett’s case to her office’s handling of another hot case, the indictment of R&B singer R. Kelly.
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(CHICAGO) — Kim Foxx, the embattled Chicago state’s attorney whose office has come under fire for its handling of the Jussie Smollett case, has asked the..
1 week ago • WorldNews
The City of Chicago has sued Jussie Smollett over the $130,000 it says was spent to investigate a fake hate crime allegation made by the actor. "This action is..
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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..
Credit: Reuters - Published 1 week ago

"Empire” actor Jussie Smollett purposely attempted to mislead police by falsely describing the men who he said attacked him on a cold January night as white..
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Chicago’s mayor, Rahm Emanuel, had expressed anger that charges against Mr. Smollett had been dropped after weeks of police investigation.
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The city of Chicago filed a lawsuit on Thursday against Jussie Smollett, saying the actor owes it over $130,000 for police costs incurred in the investigation of..
Credit: Reuters - Published 1 week ago

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