Jussie Smollett Charged: "Empire" Actor’s Duplicity Sparks Outrage


Jussie Smollett’s case took a wild flip final evening when Chicago police confirmed the actor was indicted on a felony cost of disorderly conduct for submitting a pretend police report. This comes as a shock for a lot of and never a lot for others as there’s been hypothesis from the bounce that this will have been staged.

Following the affirmation of the actor’s prices, the police stated Smollett set this entire factor up as a result of he wasn’t completely satisfied together with his wage.

“Empire actor Jussie Smollett took benefit of the ache and anger of racism to advertise his profession.” Chicago Police Chief Eddie Johnson stated. “Why would anybody, particularly an African American man, use the symbolism of a noose to make false accusations?”

There was a polarizing response from the web, understandably. People who stood by his facet grew to become disgusted on the thought that he would manipulate with insensitivities to trigger public outrage. 

The Internet was fast to get off there jokes. 50 Cent was fast to hop on Smollett’s case and roast the actor for dubbing himself “The Gay Tupac.” The rapper shared a publish on Instagram of Smollett’s face photoshopped into Tupac’s All Eyez On Me album artwork with the caption, “All Liez On Me.”

The allegations that Smollett orchestrated the assault created outrage amongst everybody who paid consideration to the case.

Peep a number of the reactions beneath.