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Jussie Smollett

  1. my deepfake is dropping
    Kendrick Lamar Brings Deepfake Deep Truths to ‘The Heart Part 5’ Music VideoThe music video uses deepfakery from Trey Parker and Matt Stone.
  2. it wasn’t me
    Jussie Smollett Proclaims His Innocence in New Song ‘Thank You God’“This ain’t that situation / You think I’m stupid enough to kill my reputation?”
  3. the law
    Jussie Smollett Released While Appealing Hate-Crime-Hoax ConvictionSmollett was serving 150 days in a county jail.
  4. statements
    Taraji P. Henson and Other Celebrities Criticize Jussie Smollett’s PunishmentHe was sentenced to 150 days in jail for staging a hate crime.
  5. the law
    Jussie Smollett Sentenced to 30 Months Probation in Hate-Crime Hoax“I know that there is nothing that I will do here today that will come close to the damage you’ve already done to your own life.”
  6. the law
    Jussie Smollett Found Guilty in Alleged Hate-Crime-Hoax TrialHe faces up to three years in prison on each count.
  7. the law
    Jussie Smollett Denies Faking Attack: ‘That’s a Bold-Faced Lie’“That’s a bold-faced lie,” Smollett said about the hoax accusation.
  8. the law
    What Happened When Jussie Smollett Took the Stand in his Own DefenseThe defense alleges the brothers asked Smollett for $1 million each to not testify in the trial.
  9. the law
    Empire Extra Says Jussie Smollett ‘Wanted Me to Fake Beat Him Up’Damning testimony paints a picture of a premeditated hoax.
  10. the law
    Defense Says Jussie Smollett Is the ‘Real Victim’Opening statements begin in the former ‘Empire’ star’s trial.
  11. the hoax
    The Big Questions Surrounding Jussie Smollett’s Hate-Crime Hoax Trial, AnsweredWhat is at stake for the former Empire star?
  12. the law
    Jussie Smollett’s Trial Begins in Chicago Today With Jury SelectionThe Empire actor’s trial for staging an allegedly falsified assault began on Monday with jury selection.
  13. jussie smollett
    Jussie Smollett Maintains His Innocence on Instagram Ahead of Court AppearanceAngela Davis and co-founder of the Chicago Black Lives Matter chapter Aislinn Pulley also voiced their support for the actor.
  14. jussie smollett
    Jurnee Smollett Speaks Out About Brother Jussie’s Scandal for First Time“Everyone who knows me knows that I love my brother and I believe my brother.”
  15. finales
    Empire Showrunner Explains Jussie Smollett’s ‘Difficult’ Absence From the FinaleAnd how they pieced together a series finale amid the coronavirus.
  16. sightings
    Jussie Smollett Reemerges From His Own Personal QuarantineHe has something to say.
  17. the law
    Jussie Smollett Pleads Not Guilty to New Charges That He Staged His Hate CrimeSmollet’s team attempted to have the charges dismissed, claiming double jeopardy, but a judge has refused to delay the proceedings.
  18. lawsuits
    Jussie Smollett Is Suing the City of ChicagoFor “malicious prosecution.”
  19. when empires fall
    Empire Returned Without Jussie Smollett. Here’s How They Wrote Him Off.He’s gone, folks!
  20. bye
    Jussie Smollett’s Empire Character Is Being Banished to a Whole Other ContinentHere’s how he’ll be written out of the show.
  21. the law
    Chicago Police Release Video of Jussie Smollett With Rope Around His NeckBody-cam footage show officers in Smollett’s home.
  22. the law
    Judge Approves Special Prosecutor to Examine Handling of Jussie Smollett CaseJudge Michael Toomin points to “unprecedented irregularities” as reason to investigate the probe.
  23. the law
    The Most Shocking Revelations From the Unsealed Jussie Smollett Court DocsSmollett used Venmo to pay for drugs.
  24. crime
    Chicago Police Have Released Jussie Smollett’s Manager’s 911 Call“He was cool, he didn’t want me to call you guys.”
  25. the empire strikes back
    Jussie Smollett Will Not Return To Empire After AllLee Daniels confirmed the news.
  26. goodbyes
    Empire Will Fall After Its Sixth SeasonAnd don’t expect Jussie Smollett to be there.
  27. spoilers
    How Empire Left the Door Open for Jussie Smollett’s ReturnAfter being written out of the last two episodes of season five, Jamal Lyon may still have a part to play in next season’s family drama.
  28. don’t call it a comeback
    Empire Renewed for Season 6, But ‘No Plans’ for Jussie Smollett to ReturnJamal is out … for now.
  29. lawsuits
    The City of Chicago Is Suing Jussie SmollettThe city is seeking over $130,000 for in police overtime and court costs.
  30. legal trouble
    Chicago Is Going to Sue Jussie Smollet for Investigation FeesCharges have been dropped, but the city still wants money from the actor.
  31. last night on late night
    Jussie Smollett Has a Terrible Excuse for Being Late on SNLIt’s right here in this big bag of clues.
  32. courts
    All Criminal Charges Dropped Against Jussie SmollettThe case has been cleared from the Empire actor’s record.
  33. the law
    Hollywood Reacts to Jussie Smollett Being Cleared of Criminal Charges“TOLD YALL.”
  34. the law
    Jussie Smollett Pleads Not Guilty to Lying to PoliceHis next court date is in April.
  35. the law
    Jussie Smollett Indicted on 16 Felony Counts by Grand JuryThe charges have expanded.
  36. last night on late night
    Jussie Smollett Is Fox News Fan Fiction Come to Life on SNLHe really needs legal help.
  37. the smollett case
    Terrence Howard Is Siding With His ‘Son’ Jussie Smollett“Stay in your lane.”
  38. the industry
    Jussie Smollett’s Empire Character Might Be RecastThe show is reportedly weighing many options.
  39. last night on late night
    Bill Maher Knows Fox News Will Feast on This Jussie Smollett Story for Years“It proves their stupid theory that racism is a hoax.”
  40. the law
    Jussie Smollett and the Court of Public OpinionThis story is exceedingly abnormal, and it’s drawing the worst out of many of us, but it doesn’t speak for us either.
  41. empire
    What Empire Might Look Like Without Jussie SmollettIf the series must move forward without Smollett, writing out his character Jamal Lyon wouldn’t be hard, but it would be a major loss.
  42. the law
    Prosecutors Lay Out How Jussie Smollett Allegedly Planned His Own AttackThe Empire star rehearsed the assault with his accomplices, according to court documents.
  43. crime
    Empire Cuts Jussie Smollett From Last Two Episodes of the Season“While these allegations are very disturbing, we are placing our trust in the legal system.”
  44. last night on late night
    Trevor Noah Finds a Shred of Good News in the Jussie Smollett Story“Even amateurs know if you commit a crime, you go all cash, people. No paper trail!”
  45. the law
    Jussie Smollett Returns to the Set of Empire“I wanted to say I’m sorry and, you know me, I would never do this to any of you, you are my family. I swear to God, I did not do this.”
  46. crime
    Sources: Jussie Smollett Made ‘Zero Rumblings’ About His Empire PayThe Empire star allegedly staged his attack because he was unhappy with his salary. But he didn’t voice his displeasure to bosses, sources say.
  47. last night on late night
    Jaboukie Young-White Just Doesn’t Understand This Jussie Smollett Story“Actors should not write their own projects! This thing had way too many plot holes.”
  48. investigtations
    Empire Is ‘Evaluating’ Options in Wake of Jussie Smollett Arrest20th Century Fox Television has released a new statement.
  49. investigations
    Jussie Smollett Charged With Filing a False Police ReportThe indictment, which carries a felony charge, was handed down Wednesday evening.
  50. crime
    Jussie Smollett Reportedly Rehearsed Attack Days Before It HappenedAccording to CBS, he paid the brothers $3,500 to carry out the attack.
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