Jussie Smollett has been sentenced to 5 months in jail, 30 months of probation and was ordered to pay $120,106 in restitution to the city of Chicago.

As you may recall, Jussie Smollett, an actor in the TV series Empire was found guilty of staging an assault against himself, claiming that white racists had put a noose around his neck and threatened and beat him. We covered it here https://veridiandev.a2hosted.com2021/12/02/jussie-smollett-trial-underway/

He gained the sympathy of a lot of people, but the police investigation saw through his fraud. He was arrested, tried and found guilty.

He still claims to be innocent, but his buddies ratted him out. I’m thinking his shot at being an “A” list actor is over (at least I hope so…).

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