Jussie Smollett

Jussie Smollett will not appear in the final two episodes of ‘Empire.’ The actor, who plays Jamal Lyon on the musical drama, has been suspended from the series show producers announced Friday. “The events of the past few weeks have been incredibly emotional for all of us. Jussie has been an important member of our […]

Jussie Smollett was released late in the afternoon February 21st after turning himself in to authorities around 5am that same morning. Get Breaking News & Exclusive Contest in Your Inbox:   Smollett was charged with felony disorderly conduct charge for filing a false police report.  In the report, Smollett claimed he was attacked by two men […]

It’s been a long time coming, but the mystery surrounding Jussie Smollett’s alleged “orchestrated attack” seems to becoming clearer. Smollett was arrested, Thursday morning, and charged with falsely filing a police report. While the Empire actor remains steadfast that he is innocent, evidence seems to point in the direction that he faked the “attack” because […]

Hours after being charged with felony disorderly conduct for filing a false police report, Jussie Smollett turned himself in to Chicago PD early Thursday morning, another twist in the now bizarre case following his alleged assault by two men on January 29. “Jussie [Smollett] is under arrest and in custody of detectives,” CPD spokesperson Anthony Guglielmi announced […]

Join Our Text Club To Get The Latest Music, Entertainment, Contests And Breaking News On Your Phone. Text BALTIMORE to 24042 to join! UPDATE 8:00 PM: Jussie Smollett has now been charged with filing a false police report according to CBS Chicago. It’s a crime punishable up to 1.5 years in prison. He is expected in […]

Jussie Smollett continues to maintain that the attack he suffered earlier this month truly happened and wasn’t some botched plan to create a moment. However, as police continue to investigate the matter, Smollett’s role is reportedly being reduced on Empire according to chatter on the set. TMZ reports: Production sources tell TMZ … Jussie was […]

According to CNN, two law enforcement sources with knowledge of the investigation told them that Chicago Police now believe Jussie Smollett paid two men to orchestrate his assault. RELATED: Nigerian Men Arrested In Jussie Smollett Case Released Due To “New Evidence” Earlier today, two men in question, Olabinjo and Abimbola Osundairo, were released by authorities after being […]

Join Our Text Club To Get The Latest Music, Entertainment, Contests And Breaking News On Your Phone. Text MAGIC to 23845 to join! Chicago police arrested the two men wanted for questioning about the alleged racial attack on “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett Friday. Related: Chicago Police Question Persons of Interest in Jussie Smollett Attack “Police can […]

Well the Jussie Smollett case just took an interesting turn. Sources told ABC7 Eyewitness News in Chicago that they gave information to police stating that Smollett and two men in question, former extras on Empire, staged the attack because Smollett was being written off the show. Chicago Police spokesperson Anthony Guglielmi released a statement on Twitter refuting that […]

The alleged attack suffered by Jussie Smollett is still under investigation in the midst of doubts cast by outside observers. The Empire actor has finally handed over his records although they have been heavily redacted. Page Six reports: “Phone records from Jussie’s manager were sent to police on Feb. 5 and Jussie’s records were sent […]

On a recent episode of his podcast "State of The Culture," the rapper shared his skepticism of the "Empire" actor's recent attack.