Jussie Smollett's lawsuit against city of Chicago alleging malicious prosecution dismissed by US federal judge
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 pleads not guilty to restored felony charges of staging racist, homophobic attack in Chicago
Former Empire actor Jussie Smollett pleaded not guilty on 24 February to restored charges that accuse him of staging a racist, homophobic attack against himself last year in Chicago and falsely reporting to police that the phony attack was real.
Jussie Smollett faces charges on six felony counts of disorderly conduct, lying to police in Chicago
Jussie Smollett was indicted Tuesday for a second time on charges of lying to police about a racist and anti-gay attack he allegedly staged on himself
Fox is hitting the reset button for the 2019-20 season by canceling eight shows and adding 10 new ones; among the ones cancelled are Empire and Stars
Jussie Smollett's character Jamal Lyon was also written off from the final two episodes of Empire season 5.
Fox Entertainment on 30 April said that Jussie Smollett will not return to his series Empire next season in the wake of allegations by Chicago officials the actor lied about a racially motivated attack.
Jussie Smollett released on bail worth $1mn a day after arrest; actor returns on sets of Fox show Empire
Jussie Smollett was arrested and placed in custody following charges of felony disorderly conduct.
Jussie Smollett arrested, placed in police custody after filing false report of alleged racist attack
Charges against Jussie Smollett emerged on the same day that detectives and two brothers who were earlier deemed suspects testified before a grand jury