Police accuse actor Jussie Smollett of staging racist attack to boost career
Thursday, 21 February 2019 Chicago police have accused an American TV actor of exploiting the "pain and anger of racism" by staging an attack against himself as a "publicity stunt" to further his career.
According to Huff Post, Jussie Smollett pleaded not guilty to a 16 count indictment for allegedly staging an assault.
The 36-year-old was previous charged with a single count for filing a false police..
According to Newser, Jussie Smollett pleaded not guilty for lying to police. The 36-year-old actor faces 16 felony counts related to a false police report. Smollett stands accused of staging a racist..