Empire Star, Jussie Smollet Has Filed A Counterclaim Against The City Of Chicago And The Police For Persecuting Him Maliciously

On Tuesday, November 19, 2019, the Hollywood star, Jussie Smollett filed a counterclaim against the City of Chicago and the police.

The case with Mr Smollett has almost run for a year. It started in January 2019 when the Empire star told the police that he was attacked late at night by two people because he is black and gay.

The case had a reverse after it was investigated by the Police. He was arrested for allegedly staging a racist and homophobic attack on himself and when asked, he denied.

Smollett was indicted on 16 felony counts in February for allegedly lying to the police.

He came under heavy criticism and as such, he was written out of the hit series, Empire.

He had lots of support from co-stars such as TI, Janelle Monae and the likes, with the hashtag #Istandwithjussiesmollett.

In March, Jussie had an emergency court appearance and all charges against him were dropped. His lawyer added tOn Tuesday, November 19, 2019, the Hollywood star, Jussie Smollett filed a counterclaim against the City of Chicago and the police.

The case with Mr Smollett has almost run for a year. It started in January 2019 when the Empire star told the police that he was attacked late at night by two people because he is black gay.

The case had a reverse after it was investigated by the Police. He was arrested for allegedly staging a racist and homophobic attack on himself and when asked, he denied.

Smollett was indicted on 16 felony counts in February for allegedly lying to the police.

He came under heavy criticism and as such, he was written out of the hit series, Empire.

He had lots of support from co-stars such as TI, Janelle Monae and the likes, with the hashtag #Istandwithjussiesmollett.

In March, Jussie had an emergency court appearance and all charges against him were dropped and his lawyer reassured the public that Smollett record has been wiped clean.

The court was later accused by the police and the City’s mayor for letting him go because he is believed to still be guilty.

The prosecutor said he thought same but the charges were dropped because the actor paid  $10,000 as bail money to the court, he also carried out community service.

A suit was filed against the actor again by the City of Chicago to recover the money spent on the investigation of the case he had earlier reported to the police.

A counterclaim was on Tuesday filled by Jussie Smollett against the City of Chicago and the Police for causing him substantial Economic Damages, Reputational Harm, Human, Mental, Humanitarian and Extreme Emotional Destress. He asked to be compensated.

In response to his counterclaim, the spokesman for Chicago’s law department said that they stand by their original complaint.

He continued;

“We are fully expecting to be successful in defeating these counterclaims.

Jussie Smollett is one of the most talked-about Empire star. He acted as Jamal in the movie. He is also a singer and songwriter.

 

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