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Jussie Smollett Combating Domestic Violence Amid Pandemic Spike

Play video content Jussie Smollett‘s reacting to a dangerous byproduct of the nearly nationwide quarantine — a spike in domestic violence — by supporting a group he says is very dear to him. The ex-“Empire” star says, sadly, safe-at-home orders in response to the COVID-19 pandemic have created unsafe domestic situations for many vulnerable women […]

Jussie Smollet’s Sister Files For Divorce – Did Jussie’s Lie Destroy Marriage?

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MTO News has confirmed that actress Jurnee Smollett-Bell filed to divorce her husband last week, after 10 years of marriage. According to reports, Jurnee filed for divorce from her husband Josiah Bell and cited “irreconcilable differences.” The couple shares one child together, 3-year-old son Hunter. But the breakup of Jurnee’s marriage seems to coincide with […]

Jussie Smollett Jokes About Self-Quarantine For The Gram

Jussie Smollett hopped on Instagram, where he cracked a joke about being on “quarantine day 421” — a quip about fans shunning him over his alleged hate crime hoax. “Hope y’all are staying safe,” he wrote. “Spread love and kindness… not Rona,” before singer Stevie Wonder’s “A Place in the Sun” while playing the keyboard. […]

Jussie Smollett Breaks Social Media Silence, Sings During Quarantine

Play video content Jussie Smollett wants to move on from his alleged “attack” — despite a pending trial — and he’s singing about it while on coronavirus lockdown. Jussie just broke his social media silence Wednesday by singing and playing the piano. It’s the ex-“Empire” star’s first time posting anything in over 9 months, so […]

Jussie Smollett ‘Attacker’ Abel Osundairo Knocks Out Boxing Opponent

Play video content Exclusive TMZ.com Jussie Smollett‘s alleged attacker may not have done much damage to the actor on the streets of Chicago, but he keeps racking up knockouts in the ring. Abel Osundairo was a featured fighter in the 11th Annual Fights Amateur Boxing Tournament at the Belvedere Events Center in Elk Grove Village, […]

Chicaco Mayor Wants Jussie Smollett ToΒ  Be ‘Prosecuted To The Fullest Extent Of The Law’

Chicago mayor Lori Lightfoot has vowed to hold Jussie Smollett “accountable” for his actions after the Empire actor was indicted on six new charges stemming from last year’s alleged hate crime hoax. Smollett was arraigned in court on Monday, and bond was set at $20,000. He will be back in court on March 18.Β  But […]

Jussie Smollett Says ‘Truth’ Will Be His Defense In New Trial

Play video content Exclusive @LionsShareNews Jussie Smollett says the truth will set him free — literally — as he ramps up for a second round of fighting criminal charges in Chicago. The ex-‘Empire’ star was leaving LAX Tuesday when a photog ran into him and asked to see how he’s holding up. His lawyer says […]

Jussie Smollett Pleads Not Guilty To New Alleged Hate Crime Hoax Charges

Empire actor Jussie Smollett pleaded not guilty to new charges that accuse him of staging an attack against himself last year in Chicago. Smollett pleaded not guilty to six counts of disorderly conduct. Following last year’s sham proceedings, a special prosecutor was brought in to review the charges which were dropped against the star. After […]

Jussie Smollett’s Chaotic Entrance to New Arraignment for Lying to Cops

Play video content TMZ.com Jussie Smollett is back in a Chicago courtroom, and you’ve gotta see the ruckus his arrival created outside … as his supporters made sure they were heard. Jussie was flanked Monday morning by an entourage of about 10 people — some of them family members — as he made his way […]

Osundairo Brothers ‘Praying for Jussie’ to ‘Finally Tell the Truth’

Play video content Exclusive TMZ.com Jussie Smollett‘s alleged accomplices in staging a hate crime are speaking on camera for the first time since Jussie was hit with felony charges again … and they’re practically pleading for him to come clean. The Osundairo brothers — Abel and Ola — were leaving Fina Estampa restaurant in Chicago […]