Jussie Smollett still believes the City of Chicago’s lawsuit against him for $130,000 is unfair even if he did lie about the attack.
Bryshere Gray, known as Hakeem Lyon on ‘Empire,’ was arrested in Chicago for driving-related offenses.
The federal government is interested in possible financial crimes allegedly committed by the Empire star, his third wife Mira Pak.
‘Empire’ is officially coming back for sixth season at Fox, but Jussie Smollett is unlikely to reurn with it.
“Our son and brother is an innocent man whose name and character has been unjustly smeared,” read a statement.
Empire‘s fall is brutal. The second episode of Empire after the arrest of one of its stars, Jussie Smollett, was the lowest rated in the series’ history.
Jussie Smollett’s alleged stunt could have some serious repercussions not only for him, but the rest of the ‘Empire’ cast & crew.
Jussie Smollett has been indicted by a Cook County grand jury on not one, but 16 counts of disorderly conduct for filing a false police report.
Queen Latifah says she will stand by under-fire “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett — until she sees proof that he staged a hate attack on himself.
Police Superintendent Says ‘There’s a Lot More’ Physical Evidence, Video, and Testimony Suggesting Jussie Smollett Staged His Attack [Video]
There’s a lot more evidence that does not support his innocence”. Eddie Johnson says his department believed Jussie while investigating the alleged hate crime until the evidence became too overwhelming to ignore.