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Jussie Smollett's alleged Chicago attack details unfold: A timeline of events – Fox News

Jussie Smollett's alleged Chicago attack details unfold: A timeline of events - Fox News

Jussie Smollett’s claim that he was attacked by two men in Chicago in late January initially garnered an outpouring of support for the “Empire” actor. Chicago police immediately investigated the incident as a possible hate crime, noting Smollett told them the suspects yelled racial and homophobic slurs during the alleged attack. Celebrities began sounding off on social […]

Empire Actor Jussie Smollett Surrenders To Chicago Police, Charged With Staging January Attack – CBS Chicago

Jussie Smollett Case: Clues Into Potential Motive Behind The Attack - CBS Chicago

CHICAGO (CBS) — “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett turned himself in to Chicago police early Thursday morning, hours after he was charged with disorderly conduct for allegedly staging a racist and homophobic attack against himself last month in Streeterville. Smollett turned himself in at the Central District police station at 18th and State streets around 5 […]

Jussie Smollett 'now officially classified as a suspect' in alleged attack: Police – Yahoo News

Jussie Smollett 'now officially classified as a suspect' in alleged attack: Police - Yahoo News

Jussie Smollett ‘now officially classified as a suspect’ in alleged attack: Police More Jussie Smollett ‘now officially classified as a suspect’ in alleged attack: Police originally appeared on goodmorningamerica.com After weeks of investigation into Jussie Smollett’s claim of being attacked last month by two men who shouted racist and homophobic slurs while physically beating him […]

'The Daily Show' Correspondent Talks Jussie Smollett Attack – Hollywood Reporter

'The Daily Show' Correspondent Talks Jussie Smollett Attack - Hollywood Reporter

Jaboukie Young-White began vying to play the ‘Empire’ actor on a Lifetime movie: “You couldn’t have written a crazier plot.” Following reports that Chicago police are investigating to see if Jussie Smollett helped stage his own alleged assault in January, Daily Show culture correspondent Jaboukie Young-White said he was “disappointed” in the Empire actor. After Noah […]

'Daily Show's' Trevor Noah: Jussie Smollett's Attack Story 'Was Always a Little Weird' – The Daily Beast

'Daily Show's' Trevor Noah: Jussie Smollett's Attack Story 'Was Always a Little Weird' - The Daily Beast

“By now, you’ve all probably heard of the incident involving Empire actor Jussie Smollett,” Trevor Noah announced to boos from his audience. On Monday night, The Daily Show host became the first in late-night to tackle the bizarre Smollett case in-depth—one that began with Smollett’s claim that he was attacked by a pair of racist, […]

Politicians who jumped on Jussie Smollett attack claim in awkward spot – Fox News

Politicians who jumped on Jussie Smollett attack claim in awkward spot - Fox News

Democratic politicians are backtracking from their initial comments about what was originally described as a hate crime against “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett, after a Chicago police spokesperson said over the weekend the “trajectory of the investigation” shifted and they no longer consider Smollett a victim in the case. JUSSIE SMOLLETT’S LAWYERS DENY HE PLANNED ATTACK […]

Chicago police want to speak to Jussie Smollett again about alleged attack on him – CBS News

Chicago police want to speak to Jussie Smollett again about alleged attack on him - CBS News

Chicago police said Sunday they’re still seeking a follow-up interview with Jussie Smollett after receiving new information that “shifted” their investigation of a reported attack on the “Empire” actor. The trajectory of the investigation “shifted” after detectives questioned two brothers about the attack and released them late Friday without charges, police spokesman Anthony Guglielmi said […]

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