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FILE - In this May 20, 2016 file photo, actor and singer Jussie Smollett attends the "Empire" FYC Event in Los Angeles. A police official says "Empire" actor is now considered a suspect "for filing a false police report" and that detectives are presenting the case against him to a grand jury. Smollett told police he was attacked by two masked men while walking home from a Subway sandwich shop at around 2 a.m. on Jan. 29. He says they beat him, hurled racist and homophobic insults at him and looped a rope around his neck before fleeing. (Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File)
'Empire' producers cut Smollett from season's last episodesThe producers of the TV show "Empire" say Jussie Smollett's character will be removed from the final two episodes of this season
The Associated Press6 hours ago
If proven, Smollett allegations could be a 'career killer'Even in an industry in which bad or erratic behavior is expected, insiders and observers are stunned by what authorities allege was Jussie Smollett's attempt to get publicity and a raise.
The Associated Press7 hours ago
"Empire" actor Jussie Smollett, center, leaves Cook County jail following his release, Thursday, Feb. 21, 2019, in Chicago. Smollett was charged with disorderly conduct and filling a false police report when he said he was attacked in downtown Chicago by two men who hurled racist and anti-gay slurs and looped a rope around his neck, a police official said. (Ashlee Rezin/Chicago Sun-Times via AP)
Social media provides fuel for Jussie Smollett storyThe story Jussie Smollett told police had it all: racism, homophobia, politics, celebrity _ all tied up with a hangman's noose
The Associated Press7 hours ago
"Empire" actor Jussie Smollett, center, is escorted to a gate as he leaves Cook County jail following his release, Thursday, Feb. 21, 2019, in Chicago. Smollett was charged with disorderly conduct and filling a false police report when he said he was attacked in downtown Chicago by two men who hurled racist and anti-gay slurs and looped a rope around his neck, a police official said. (AP Photo/Kamil Krzaczynski)
Correction: Empire Cast Member-Attack storyCorrection: Empire Cast Member-Attack story
The Associated Press10 hours ago
FILE - In this May 20, 2016 file photo, actor and singer Jussie Smollett attends the "Empire" FYC Event in Los Angeles. A police official says "Empire" actor is now considered a suspect "for filing a false police report" and that detectives are presenting the case against him to a grand jury. Smollett told police he was attacked by two masked men while walking home from a Subway sandwich shop at around 2 a.m. on Jan. 29. He says they beat him, hurled racist and homophobic insults at him and looped a rope around his neck before fleeing. (Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File)
Celebrities, athletes, others accused of lying to the publicCelebrities, athletes, others accused of lying to the public
The Associated Press12 hours ago
FILE - In this May 20, 2016 file photo, actor and singer Jussie Smollett attends the "Empire" FYC Event in Los Angeles. Chicago police said Sunday, Feb. 17, 2019, they're still seeking a follow-up interview with Smollett after receiving new information that "shifted" their investigation of a reported attack on the "Empire" actor. (Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File)
Key moments since Jussie Smollett reported Chicago attackKey moments since Jussie Smollett reported Chicago attack
The Associated Press12 hours ago
Producers of "Empire" say Jussie Smollett's character will be removed from the final two episodes of this seasonProducers of "Empire" say Jussie Smollett's character will be removed from the final two episodes of this season
The Associated Press14 hours ago
Assistant State's Attorney Risa Lanier speaks at a news conference at the Leighton Criminal Courthouse Thursday, Feb. 21, 2019, in Chicago after a judge set a $100,000 bond for "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett, who is accused of staging an attack against himself in downtown Chicago last month. (AP Photo/Teresa Crawford)
Chicago's vast camera network helped Smollett investigationChicago's vast network of surveillance cameras helped track down brothers who discredited Smollett attack
The Associated Press15 hours ago
Chicago Police Supt. Eddie Johnson speaks during a press conference at police headquarters, Thursday, Feb. 21, 2019, in Chicago, after actor Jussie Smollett turned himself in on charges of disorderly conduct and filing a false police report. The "Empire" staged a racist and homophobic attack because he was unhappy about his salary and wanted to promote his career, Johnson said Thursday.  (Ashlee Rezin/Chicago Sun-Times via AP)
Smollett reactions epitomize polarized state of US politicsReactions to police assertion that Jussie Smollett staged the attack on himself reflect the polarized state of political discourse in US
The Associated Press16 hours ago
"Empire" actor Jussie Smollett, center, is escorted to a gate as he leaves Cook County jail following his release, Thursday, Feb. 21, 2019, in Chicago. Smollett was charged with disorderly conduct and filling a false police report when he said he was attacked in downtown Chicago by two men who hurled racist and anti-gay slurs and looped a rope around his neck, a police official said. (AP Photo/Kamil Krzaczynski)
The Latest: Lawyer call Smollett man of character, integrityLawyers for Jussie Smollett say the Chicago Police Department put on an "organized law enforcement spectacle" when its superintendent detailed its findings about the alleged attack on the "Empire" actor.
The Associated Press1 day ago
FILE - In this May 14, 2018 file photo, Jussie Smollett, a cast member in the TV series "Empire," attends the Fox Networks Group 2018 programming presentation afterparty in New York. A police official says "Empire" actor is now considered a suspect "for filing a false police report" and that detectives are presenting the case against him to a grand jury. Smollett told police he was attacked by two masked men while walking home from a Subway sandwich shop at around 2 a.m. on Jan. 29. He says they beat him, hurled racist and homophobic insults at him and looped a rope around his neck before fleeing. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)
Prosecutors: Smollett paid brothers $3,500 for staged attackTwo brothers who told police that Jussie Smollett paid them $3,500 to help stage an attack on himself were linked to the actor through the "Empire" television series, and court documents allege one of the men provided Smollett with designer drugs
The Associated Press1 day ago
In this courtroom sketch, "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett, appears in from before Cook County Judge John Fitzgerald Lyke Jr. with his attorney Jack Prior at Cook County Court, Thursday, Feb. 21, 2019, in Chicago. Smollett has made his first court appearance on charges that he falsely reported being beaten by two men last month in downtown Chicago. The judge set bond at $100,000, meaning that Smollett must post $10,000 to be released. Police say the 36-year-old actor staged a racist, anti-gay attack on himself because he was unhappy about his salary and wanted to promote his career. Smollett said little during the hearing, except to state his name. (AP Photo/Tom Gianni)
A look at why brothers in alleged hoax appear off the hookTwo brothers who played key roles in what Chicago police say was a staged attack on Jussie Smollett are so far walking away legally unscathed
The Associated Press1 day ago
In this Nov. 14, 2015, photo, Jussie Smollett is shown at Macy's Lenox Square during the Sean John 2015 Fall Holiday event in Atlanta. The 36-year-old actor was charged Wednesday with making a false police report when he told authorities he was attacked last month in Chicago by two men who hurled racist, anti-gay slurs and looped a rope around his neck. (John Amis/AP Images for Macy's)
Some notable reaction to the arrest of Jussie SmollettTyler Perry, Yvette Nicole Brown among celebrities, politicians and government officials reacting to the arrest of Jussie Smollett
The Associated Press1 day ago
"Empire" actor Jussie Smollett has been released from jail after posting bond"Empire" actor Jussie Smollett has been released from jail after posting bond
The Associated Press1 day ago
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