Trump Says He Wants the FBI and DOJ to Investigate the Jussie Smollett Case

If there hadn’t already been enough drama and confusion over the Jussie Smollett case, Donald Trump weighed in through a Thursday morning tweet. He wrote said that the Department of Justice and FBI would “review the outrageous Jussie Smollett case in Chicago” and called it an “embarrassment” to the country. What might seem a relatively […]

‘Empire’ Star Jussie Smollett Has All Charges Against Him Dropped

The twisting case of the attack on Empire actor Jussie Smollett took an unexpected turn Tuesday, as Illinois officials dropped all criminal charges against the actor. “We believe this outcome is a just disposition and appropriate resolution to this case,” said one Cook County prosecutor in announcing the dismissal, according to The Chicago Tribune. Smollett […]

Jussie Smollett Has Been Cut From ‘Empire’s’ Final Episodes of the Season

Jussie Smollett won’t be seen on Empire again this season. And, at this point, it’s a toss up as to whether the character of Jamal will make it back at all. Series executives said they removed Smollett from the final episodes of the show’s fifth season following his arrest Thursday morning, as Variety reports. Chicago […]

Jussie Smollett Staged Attack for a Salary Bump, Chicago Police Say

Empire actor Jussie Smollett faked a widely publicized attack on himself in an effort to increase his salary on the hit show, Chicago police said Thursday. Smollett surrendered to authorities earlier after being charged with one count of felony disorderly conduct for filing a false police report. He both faked a letter using racist and […]