The city has requested an “immediate payment” of about $130,000 from Smollett in order to pay for the cost of the police investigation.
Jussie Smollett’s Attorney Says Nigerian Brothers May Have Been Wearing ‘Whiteface’ During Alleged Attack [Video]
Glandian continued by suggesting Osundairo brothers had worn whiteface in the past during a skit as The Joker from Batman in clown makeup and may have done it again.
“Our son and brother is an innocent man whose name and character has been unjustly smeared,” read a statement.
Jussie Smollett will not be prosecuted for allegedly faking a racial attack, because all charges have been dropped!!!
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.
The Osundarios are now apologizing for their role in the incident, releasing a statement through their attorney, Gloria Schmidt.
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.