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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 […]

Jussie Smollett Sues City of Chicago for Malicious Prosecution

Getty Jussie Smollett has taken the offensive … he’s now suing the City of Chicago, claiming officials created a narrative that he was the mastermind of a hoax attack, and that has cost him dearly. In the lawsuit, obtained by TMZ, Smollett notes the Osundairo brothers were held for 47 hours and they adamantly denied […]

President Trump Calls Jussie Smollett Case ‘Real Big Scam’

Play video content Fox News President Trump is back to taking shots at Jussie Smollett and Chicago prosecutors who dropped criminal charges against him … calling the “attack” a sham and comparing it to the impeachment inquiry. Trump riled up his base Monday during a fundraiser at his Chicago hotel … bringing up the Jussie […]

Jussie Smollett Threatens to Sue City of Chicago Over Alleged Attack

Exclusive TMZ Jussie Smollett is ready to go on the offensive against the City of Chicago, which is suing him for the cost of investigating what City officials believe was a fake “attack” … because he’s now threatening to file a lawsuit of his own. Jussie just said in legal docs in the City’s case […]

‘Empire’ Shoots Scene Where Jussie Smollett Was Allegedly Attacked

Art really does imitate life — the “Empire” crew is firing up its cameras pretty much exactly where their former star, Jussie Smollett, insists he fell victim to a racist and homophobic attack. FOX had a bunch of crew members from the show setting up a shot Tuesday in Chicago … literally within a stone’s […]

Jussie Smollett Wants City of Chicago’s Lawsuit Dismissed

Breaking News TMZ Jussie Smollett says the City of Chicago is simply trying to exact a pound of flesh from him after his criminal case was dismissed — a move he calls unprecedented and unfair. Jussie filed a motion to dismiss the lawsuit Chi-Town filed against him to recoup the cost of the investigation into […]

Jussie Smollett Fighting Special Prosecutor Appointment in Attack Case

Breaking News TMZ Jussie Smollett is pushing back against the appointment of a special prosecutor for his criminal case in Chicago … and he’s doing everything he can to stop it. The actor’s legal team filed three motions Friday, obtained by TMZ, seeking to overturn the appointment of a special prosecutor … arguing it would […]