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Smollett staged ‘hate crime’ to advance career: Police

Friday, February 22, 2019 - 01:53

‘Empire’ actor Jussie Smollett faces one felony count of filing a false police report, after authorities say, he paid two brothers thousands of dollars to beat him in a staged racist and homophobic attack because he was unhappy with his salary.

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‘Empire’ actor Jussie Smollett faces one felony count of filing a false police report, after authorities say, he paid two brothers thousands of dollars to beat him in a staged racist and homophobic attack because he was unhappy with his salary.

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Smollett staged ‘hate crime’ to advance career: Police

Friday, February 22, 2019 - 01:53