The Jussie Smollett case is among the weirder occasions that is occurred in 2019 to date. The singer gained public sympathy after alleging he was a sufferer of a hate crime solely to be accused of staging the assault himself. Although he is maintained his innocence, the court docket of public opinion is not shopping for it. However, he is adamant that he is confirmed harmless and he plans on being lively in his protection all through the trial.
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Jussie Smollett confidently walked into the Cooks County Courthouse for a listening to on his case however he wasn’t truly required to be there. The listening to was truly for his lawyer, Mark Geragos, to finalize his paperwork with a view to symbolize Jussie within the state of Illinois. TMZ’s sources declare that the actor is working in the direction of being an lively participant in his protection moderately than an observer. The “Empire” actor has been maintaining a low profile ever for the reason that alleged assault went down earlier this 12 months however he is reportedly performed with hiding from the general public.
Jussie Smollett’s case reached a brand new degree on Friday after a grand jury revealed that he is been indicted on 16 felony counts for submitting a false police report — one depend for every alleged false assertion he supplied to police throughout two interviews. His lawyer responded by claiming that the indictment “is nothing greater than a determined try to make headlines with a view to distract from the interior investigation launched to research the outrageous leaking of false info by the Chicago Police Department.”