Tag Archives: Jussie

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 […]

Donald Trump Jr. Calls Jussie Smollett ‘Decent Actor,’ Questions Story

Play video content Exclusive TMZ.com Donald Trump Jr. is back to taking shots at Jussie Smollett … questioning the alleged racist attack, and wondering why Jussie didn’t come up with a more believable scenario. We got the President’s son Thursday in New York City and asked what he thought the proper punishment should be for […]

The Real’s Amanda Seales: Jussie Smollet Was ‘Noble’ For Staging Attack


The Real’s Amanda Seales was hired by The Real less than a month ago, and she’s already making waves. Yesterday, while discussing actor Jussie Smollet’s recent indictment, Amanda suggested that the disgraced actor was “low key noble” for staging his attack. Amanda told the audience, “Even if [Jussie’s attack] was a hoax. This is really […]

Jussie Smollett Indicted 6 Counts For Lying To Cops About Hate Crime Hoax!!

More bad news for actor Jussie Smollett, who has been charged on six counts of disorderly conduct for allegedly lying to police over the now -infamous hate crime hoax which took place in January 2019. On the night of the attack, Smollett claimed white male Trump supporters attacked him, but after investing, he was charged […]

Jussie Smollett Must Still Defend City of Chicago Lawsuit for Investigative Costs

Exclusive TMZ.com Jussie Smollett now has a fight on his hands on 2 fronts, because the City of Chicago is not backing down from its lawsuit to recover the cost of investigating what authorities say was a fake “attack.” Multiple sources tell us, the City of Chicago could drop its case against Jussie to recover […]

Jussie Smollett Facing 6 Counts in New Indictment for Alleged Attack

Exclusive Details TMZ.com 2:59 PM PT — Foxx’s campaign is calling out the timing of the special prosecutor’s announcement saying, “What’s questionable here is the James Comey-like timing of that charging decision, just 35 days before an election, which can only be interpreted as the further politicization of the judicial system, something voters in the […]

Robert Shapiro Thinks Jussie Smollett Judge is Overreaching

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Robert Shapiro Says Seizure of Jussie Smollett’s Google Data is Invasion of Privacy

Jussie Smollett could be a victim — of invasion of privacy. So says Robert Shapiro, who believes the judge who wants to seize the “Empire” star’s Google data is over-reaching. “A judge can do whatever a judge wants to do,” the lawyer said when asked about the situation on Friday. “Doesn’t mean it’s gonna be […]

Fox Head Delivers Final Verdict on Jussie Smollett’s Possible Empire Return

It looks like the final verdict is in on the fate of Jussie Smollett’s Jamal Lyon on “Empire” as the popular Fox series heads into the homestretch. Will he make a final appearance or not? It was just a month ago that showrunner Brett Mahoney told TVLine that “It would be weird in my mind […]

Jussie Smollett Donates $10k to Flint Kids Program

Jussie Smollett is on a mission to give children in Flint something to believe in … donating money to kids programs and helping organize a backpack and toy drive for Christmas. Sources close to Jussie tell TMZ … the actor recently paid a surprise visit to Flint, Michigan with youth and environmental activist, Mari Copeny […]