This Jussie Smollett case will get crazier by the hour as new developments repeatedly emerge all through the day. The Empire actor who was as soon as considered because the sufferer is now being suspected of staging the crime himself. While he and his staff have denied these allegations, it appears to be like like he is making an attempt to bulk up his authorized staff to deal with the investigation.
Dominik Bindl/Getty Images
According to The Blast, Smollett is making an attempt to recruit Colin Kaepernick’s legal professional, Mark Geragos, onto his authorized staff after the lawyer helped Kaep rating a large settlement in opposition to the NFL. Smollett is reportedly constructing his authorized staff to deal with the continued investigation about his alleged assault along with different authorized points that stem from the investigation.
With the scandalous new developments in his case, the actor’s want for Geragos is likely to be for the sake of coping with the media. Since the allegations emerged that he staged the assault, it seems as if he wants somebody to reply the media’s questions and converse on his behalf in interviews. Geragos has beforehand represented Kaepernick but in addition helped out Chris Brown, Michael Jackson, and Winona whereas they confronted controversial authorized troubles.
Earlier right this moment, it was revealed the 2 brothers who have been initially taken in as suspects could have been seen contained in the elevator of Smollett’s constructing with the actor on the identical night time of the alleged assault.