. Jussie Smollett Got Totally Nailed in His Cross-Examination « JO LEE MAGAZINE

CNN – Jussie Smollett’s defense rested its case Tuesday after the former “Empire” actor testified that he was the victim of a real anti-gay and racist hate crime in Chicago in January 2019 and denied that he staged the attack for media attention.

Smollett, 39, has pleaded not guilty to six counts of disorderly conduct for filing false police reports. The charge is punishable by up to three years in prison.
Closing arguments are set to take place Wednesday morning, followed by jury instructions and deliberations. Smollett, who is Black and gay, took the stand in his own defense Monday and Tuesday…

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