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Jussie Smollett: American actor
Jussie Smollett is an American actor and singer. He began his career as a child actor in 1987 acting in films including The Mighty Ducks (1992) and Rob Reiner's North (1994). In 2015, Smollett portrayed musician Jamal Lyon in the Fox drama series Empire, a role that was hailed as groundbreaking for its positive depiction of a black gay man on television. Smollett has also appeared in Ridley Scott's science fiction film Alien: Covenant (2017) as Ricks and in Marshall (2017) as Langston Hughes.

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Jurnee Smollett Speaks Out On Brother Jussie's Ongoing Legal Troubles [Video]

Jurnee Smollett Speaks Out On Brother Jussie's Ongoing Legal Troubles

More than a year ago, former 'Empire' actor Jussie Smollett was accused of lying to police about being the victim of a racist and anti-LGBTQ hate crime. Smollett was initially charged with 16 felony..

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Men Jussie Smollet Hired To Attack Him Refuse To Cooperate With Prosecution [Video]

Men Jussie Smollet Hired To Attack Him Refuse To Cooperate With Prosecution

Two brothers admitted to helping former 'Empire' cast member Jussie Smollet stage a fake hate crime in 2019. Now, Newser reports Abimbola "Abel" and Olabinjo "Ola" Osundairo are no longer cooperating..

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Jussie Smollett's double jeopardy claim tossed out by judge [Video]

Jussie Smollett's double jeopardy claim tossed out by judge

Jussie Smollett suffered another blow in his attempt to have the criminal charges against him dropped on Friday, after being told that new charges against him do not violate his right against double..

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U.S. judge dismisses actor Jussie Smollett's lawsuit alleging malicious prosecution

A U.S. federal judge dismissed a lawsuit brought by former "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett who accused the city of Chicago of malicious prosecution in concluding that his claim to having been the victim..
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Actor Smollett pleads not guilty to new Chicago hoax charges; seeks stay, dismissal

Former "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett pleaded not guilty in a Chicago court on Monday to renewed felony charges that he made false reports to police about being attacked in a hate crime that he is..
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Actor Smollett denies renewed hoax charges in Chicago, is released on bond

Former "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett pleaded not guilty on Monday to renewed felony charges that he made false reports to Chicago police about being attacked in a hate crime that he is accused of..
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Actor Jussie Smollett due for arraignment in Chicago on hoax charges

Former "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett was due in court on Monday for arraignment on renewed felony charges that he made false reports to Chicago police about being attacked in a hate crime he is..
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Actor Jussie Smollett charged again related to alleged staging of hate crime

Former "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett was charged on Tuesday in a six-count felony indictment accusing him of staging a phony hate crime in Chicago, nearly a year after similar charges were abruptly..
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Jussie Smollett: Actor faces six new charges

Police have accused the former Empire actor of staging a racist and homophobic attack on himself.
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Jussie Smollett charged again with making false reports to Chicago police

Former "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett was charged on Tuesday in a six-count felony indictment with staging a phony hate crime, nearly a year after similar charges were abruptly dismissed by local..
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Jussie Smollett suing Chicago for malicious prosecution

The Empire actor claims he's been caused "humiliation and extreme distress" by the city.
BBC News - Published

Special prosecutor to review actor Jussie Smollett's case: judge

A Chicago judge on Friday named a special prosecutor to investigate the case involving ex-"Empire" actor Jussie Smollett's allegation that he was the victim of a racist attack, which authorities have..
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Jussie Smollett: Police bodycam noose footage released

jussie smollett: police bodycam noose footage released
The 37-year-old ex-Empire actor is accused of staging a homophobic and racist attack on himself.
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Empire creator: Jussie Smollett 'will not be returning'

empire creator: jussie smollett 'will not be returning'
Co-creator Lee Daniels confirms the actor won't be returning for the show's sixth and final season.
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Jussie Smollett Case Dropped: Chicago's Mayor Says 'It's Just Not Right'

jussie smollett case dropped: chicago's mayor says 'it's just not right'
by Alice Monroe - In a dramatic reversal, Empire actor Jussie Smollett has found himself free from court, having had all criminal charges levied against him dropped earlier this week. The star had..
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Did Empire Actor Jussie Smollett Fake His Own Attack?

did empire actor jussie smollett fake his own attack?
by Adam Yardley - Jussie Smollett – an actor known for appearing on Fox’s TV series Empire – has found himself at the center of media attention in the last few days, and not for his..
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