Cook County State’s Attorney Kim Foxx said the prosecution of former “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett for allegedly faking a racist attack is “bulls-.“
The Illinois Supreme Court on Friday rejected a request by Jussie Smollett to dismiss the latest charges that he staged a hate crime.
Trumaine Foster has been arrested in a Memphis suburb and charged with insurance fraud after he claimed his two cars were vandalized with the word “Trump.”
Jussie Smollett appeared in court for arraignment on felony charges that he made false reports to Chicago police about being attacked in a hate crime.
Kim Foxx addressed the Jussie Smollett case for the first time since special prosecutor Dan Webb revived the prosecution of the actor.
A daytime TV talk show host recently said that if Jussie Smollett did indeed stage a fake hate crime against himself, his actions were "low-key noble."
The Nigerian brothers tangled up in the Jussie Smollett case plan to testify against the actor in court, according to their attorney.
Cook County State's Attorney Kim Foxx was endorsed by the Chicago Sun-Times, whose owners and investors donated $750,000 to her campaign.
Cook County State's Attorney Kim Foxx responded with outrage to Special Prosecutor Dan Webb bringing new charges agains Jussie Smollett.
Dan Webb, a special prosecutor who charged Jussie Smollett, said he is still investigating whether local prosecutors also engaged in wrongdoing.