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Jussie Smollett Goes to Jail

Jussie Smollett arrives to the Leighton Criminal Court House flanked by family members in advance of his sentencing hearing on March 10, 2022. (Credit Image: © Terrence Antonio James / Chicago Tribune / TNS via ZUMA Press Wire) Hate crime hoaxer Jussie Smollett was sentenced on March 10 in Cook County, Illinois. The actor and

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Jussie Smollett sentenced to 150 days in jail in fake attack

A judge sentenced Jussie Smollett to 150 days in jail Thursday, branding the Black and gay actor a charlatan for staging a hate crime against himself while the nation struggled with wrenching issues of racial injustice. Smollett responded by defiantly maintaining his innocence and suggesting he could be killed in jail before being led from

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