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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 […]

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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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 […]

Jussie Smollett ‘Attacker’ Abel Osundairo Meets Floyd Mayweather

Exclusive TMZ.com One of Jussie Smollett‘s alleged “attackers” is on a roll — shortly after starring in his first movie … he’s hanging out with one of the biggest celeb athletes in the world. Abel Osundairo met up with Floyd Mayweather this weekend at the undefeated fighter’s gym in Las Vegas … then hit up […]

Why Taraji P. Henson Won’t Turn on Jussie Smollett

Taraji P. Henson won’t turn her back on the flawed humans in her life. Throughout her lengthy interview with Self, the actress spoke about not abandoning friends because of their failings. “No one is perfect,” she said in reference to her support of “Empire” co-stars Jussie Smollett (who was accused of staging a racist and […]

Was Jussie Smollett Telling The Truth – Chicago Police Chief FIRED!!

The case against actor Jussie Smollet is getting more and more strange. The Empire actor claimed that he was attacked by a group of racist Donald Trump supporters, and he caused a nationwide manhunt. But the Chicago police, led by Superintendent Eddie Johnson, investigating the claims and concluded that Jussie was allegedly lying. They then […]

Abel Osundairo Gets Starring Role in Movie as Jussie Smollett Waits

Exclusive Friends, Family & Lovers One of the brothers who admitted to carrying out an elaborate hoax to make it look like Jussie Smollett was the victim of a hate crime is back to acting — before the ex-“Empire” star. Abel Osundairo will be making his acting debut in the upcoming low-budget film, “Friends Family […]