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Actor Jussie Smollett cleared of charges after egregious fake hate crime report


This news story was published on March 27, 2019.
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Smollett’s mug shot, via TMZ .. CLEARED of all charges

CHICAGO – Actor Jussie Smollett was abruptly cleared of all charges after his earlier egregious fake hate crime report, setting of a firestorm of debate on the matter.

Jussie Smollett, age 36, who “stars” in a TV show called “Empire” is under arrest and in custody of detectives, Chicago police said back in February. Chicao police officials briefed reporters on the investigation prior to the defendant’s appearance in court.

“Smollett took advantage of the pain and anger of racism to promote his career,” Chicago PD Superintendent Eddie Johnson said in the press conference. “Bogus police reports cause real harm. They do harm to every legitimate victim who’s in need of support by police.” He noted that Smollett’s highly-publicized fake claim of a racial/political attack could cause investigations into real crimes to falter.

“Smollett took advantage of the pain of racism to further his career… This publicity stunt was a scar the City of Chicago didn’t deserve.”

However, on Tuesday, March 26, the Cook County Attorney’s Office released a statement:

“After reviewing all of the facts and circumstances of the case, including Mr. Smollet’s volunteer service in the community and agreement to forfeit his bond to the City of Chicago, we believe this outcome is a just disposition and appropriate resolution to this case.

In the last two years, the Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office has referred more than 5,700 cases for alternative prosecution. This is not a new or unusual practice. An alternative disposition does not mean that there were any problems or infirmities with the case or the evidence. We stand behind the Chicago Police Department’s investigation and our decision to approve charges in this case. We did not exonerate Mr. Smollet. The charges were dropped in return for Mr. Smollet’s agreement to do community service and forfeit his $10,000 bond to the City of Chicago. Without the completion of these terms, the charges would not have been dropped. This outcome was met under the same criteria that would occur for and is available to any defendant with similar circumstances.”

After the stunning announcement, a firestorm of debate was unleashed on how a clear crime could be committed and yet, a perpetrator cleared of charges -16 felonies. Smollett’s attorney said on national TV Wednesday that they may sue someone for defamation or other for other reasons.

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21 Responses to Actor Jussie Smollett cleared of charges after egregious fake hate crime report

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    March 28, 2019 at 8:02 pm

    Look when Jussie made the MAGA comment during his made up assault he obviously is the racist. I mean really who does something like this. His actions could have started riots in an already sensitive city and many people and business could have been seriously hurt. Hats off to the city of Chicago policeman for doing their already difficult job. For this guy to be let go for 10k and a couple of days of community service is a total disgrace to law enforcement. Anyone else would be up a creek without a paddle. Shame on whoever got this poor racist excuse for a human being a pass. And if this is really tied to the Obama crew than how disgusting is that too………

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    March 28, 2019 at 2:38 pm

    If any of you idiots knew the facts, which you can find by googling ‘Chicago DA’s reasons for dropping Smollet case’ you might find the reasons the charges were dropped rather than spewing out your racist bs.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    March 28, 2019 at 11:09 am

    Hey Matt-there were 14 post on this today. Now there are only four. Someone who doesn’t belong here is stealing from you.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    March 28, 2019 at 10:10 am

    He’s gonna get tagged with mail frouad

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    March 28, 2019 at 8:16 am

    If he was a white celebrity who did this, the media and everyone else would be ruining his life. Yes him being a celebrity has something to do with it but him being a black celebrity is the real reason.

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      March 28, 2019 at 2:31 pm

      I wouldn’t say black, more like brown, and homosexual. I would have said gay, but that also means happy. But then again, he probably is happy, because somebody got the charges dropped. One day the word black will be stricken from our vocabulary. It’s hell to be politically correct all the time.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    March 28, 2019 at 8:15 am

    Guys got a lot of nerve to publicly profess his innocence after getting Michelle Obama to go behind the scenes and get him off of serious charges…….A lot of nerve to act out like that after getting an unusual gift from corruption

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    March 28, 2019 at 8:15 am

    If this little jerk values his life he might need to move out of Chicago, cause everyone there is hating him right now.
    This double standard crap is just creating more haters.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    March 28, 2019 at 8:14 am

    Actually it’s not about race as much as politics. Look at Hillary she’s walking free and broke many laws.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    March 28, 2019 at 8:14 am

    The two brothers probably got money or being threatened, to drop the case. Obamas were involved. FBI needs to intervene.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    March 28, 2019 at 8:13 am

    Chicago is MAGA country

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    March 28, 2019 at 8:12 am

    It doesn’t matter if Jussie Smollett was black,white, Latino, Asian – the fact that all charges were dropped is a travesty and injustice!!!
    What are they going to do with the two brothers who confessed their involvement – are they also “innocent”?!?

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    March 28, 2019 at 8:12 am

    *This dude is going to be in jail one way or another CPD isn’t going to let this go.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    March 28, 2019 at 7:01 am

    Chicago PD was made to look the fools.
    The DA dropped the charges.
    Follow the money…
    A payoff was made by Obama

    My hopes are he walks out of court in Chicago free and the FEDS nail him for mail fraud!! He faked a HATE CRIME!

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    March 28, 2019 at 5:42 am

    This is the EXACT SAME SYSTEM that brought us Barack Obama.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    March 27, 2019 at 9:17 pm

    Only in America!

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    March 27, 2019 at 6:13 pm

    My hopes are he walks out of court in Chicago free and the FEDS nail him for mail fraud!! He faked a HATE CRIME!

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    March 27, 2019 at 2:42 pm

    Mollett is black and Gay and one of Obama’s buddies according to the ideals of left wing he cannot be prosecuted!!!

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    March 27, 2019 at 10:18 am

    Really would like this POS do some prison time o TO 0 .

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    March 27, 2019 at 9:15 am

    Good – The new A.G. Trump appointed is pizzed off with fake BS and will file a federal hate crime against the snowflake POS.