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Jussie Smollett and Mona Scott Team Up for ‘B-Boy Blues’ Movie

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09May
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Kendrick Lamar Becomes O.J., Will Smith, Kanye, Jussie in New Video

Kendrick Lamar is a man of many faces, including some very famous ones he features in his new music video … addressing the most infamous moments of the past few years. KL dropped a song Sunday...

10Apr
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Jussie Smollett Addresses His Court Case On New Song ‘Thank You God’

After he spent damn near as much time in court as the judge who sentenced him to 5 months in jail, Jussie Smollett has every reason to thank a higher power for his (temporary) freedom. Source: Chicago...

09Apr
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Jussie Smollett Drops New Song After Jail Release, Addresses Court Case

Jussie Smollett might’ve gone straight from his jail cell to the studio … because he just dropped a new song where he directly addresses his court case. The former “Empire” star released a...

16Mar
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Jussie Smollett Fasting in Cook County Jail, Only Drinking Water

Jussie Smollett is taking Lent very seriously this year, choosing to give up food while behind bars … and he’s intending to stick to it for nearly 5 more weeks. Sources with direct knowledge...

13Mar
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Taraji P. Henson Wants to Free Jussie Smollett, Compares to Emmett Till case

Taraji P. Henson is coming out in full defense of Jussie Smollett — but is making a strange comparison … invoking the Emmett Till case to try and describe what’s happening to him. The...

13Mar
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Jussie Smollett Unlikely to Be Federally Charged in Alleged Fake Hate Mail Case

Jussie Smollett will almost certainly escape federal charges for allegedly faking another part of the elaborate hoax that just got him sentenced to 5 months behind bars … the infamous hate letter....

12Mar
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Jussie Smollett Believes the Judge Sentenced Him to Jail Because He’s Black

Jussie Smollett believes there’s one overarching reason he was sent to jail, and it’s not because of the hoax … he says it’s because he’s Black. Sources with direct knowledge...

11Mar
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Jussie Smollett To Be Held in Protective Custody While Serving 150 Days in Jail

Jussie Smollett will be held in protective custody — as requested — while serving his time behind bars. Judge James Linn ordered the actor’s 150-day jail sentence, and specified...

27Feb
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Jussie Smollett Demands New Trial After Constitutional Rights Violations

The fifty-leventh time’s the charm, right? Source: Chicago Tribune / Getty Jussie Smollett might be heading back into court after demanding a new trial. Two months after the actor was found guilty on 5...

26Feb
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Jussie Smollett Wants Trial Verdict Changed, Cites Jury Selection Issues

Jussie Smollett wants a do-over in court, he’s asking for a new trial in Chicago and taking issue with the initial jury selection process — but he’d also willing to accept a not-guilty...

15Dec
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Only Black juror in Jussie Smollet hate crime hoax case speaks out

Smh… Source: Scott Olson / Getty The saga of Jussie Smollett and the fugazi hate crime has finally been put to bed but his reputation will be tarnished for quite some time if not forever following a...

15Dec
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Abel Osundairo Rocking MAGA Hat, But It’s Not Shot at Jussie Smollett

Play video content TMZ.com Abel Osundairo was proudly rocking a red MAGA hat while celebrating a big moment in his boxing career … but he says he’s not throwing a jab at Jussie Smollett. Ya...

11Dec
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Jussie Smollett Hoax Attacker Wins Boxing Match as Guilty Verdict is Read

Jussie Smollett is a guilty man, but the only thing Bola Osundairo is guilty of is having hot hands … as he demonstrated in the boxing ring just as the actor’s fate was sealed. Bola’s...

10Dec
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Don Lemon concedes that Jussie Smollett lied about hate crime attack

Sometimes you gotta call your friends out on their BS… Source: Daniel Zuchnik / Getty Yesterday, the saga of Jussie Smollett and the maybe-maybe-not hate crime came to a somewhat expected end. There was...

10Dec
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Black Lives Matter LA Stands with Jussie Smollett Despite Hoax Hate Crime Verdict

The jury didn’t buy Jussie Smollett‘s claim he was the victim of a racist-homophobic attack, but the leaders of Black Lives Matter certainly do … and the org. is sticking by the actor....

10Dec
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Jussie Smollett Convicted on 5 Counts of Disorderly Conduct in Hate Crime Hoax

Jussie Smollett has been found guilty of 5 counts of disorderly conduct for lying to the Chicago Police Department over a hate crime, which is now declared a hoax. Smollett staged a racist, homophobic...

10Dec
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Jussie Smollett Found Guilty in Hoax Hate Crime

4:55 PM PT — Jussie’s defense team just spoke, and they made it clear they’re going to appeal the case. Play video content Fox 3:21 PM PT — Ola Osundairo just briefly spoke with...

08Dec
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Jussie Smollett and Osundairo Brother Photographed Together Several Times Before ‘Attack’

Jussie Smollett was clearly good pals with the Osundairo brothers — or at least one of them, as evidenced by these photos showing them hanging out several times in the months before the alleged...

03Dec
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Ola Osundairo Denies Jussie Smollett Claim He’s a Homophobe, Worked Pride Parade

Jussie Smollett‘s claim one of the Osundairo bros is homophobic — and that motivated him to pull off the alleged attack — is getting shot down in court by the brother himself, who...

02Dec
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Jussie Smollett May Have Scored with Jury Over Osundairo Drug Testimony

The prosecution’s star witnesses in the Jussie Smollett trial may have a credibility problem with one of the Osundairo brothers … over supplying Jussie with drugs. Abimbola ‘Bola’...