Jussie Smollett Pleads Not Guilty to Faking Attack Against Himself
Jussie Smollett Pleads Not Guilty to Faking Attack Against Himself Smollett entered his plea on Thursday after being indicted on 16 felony counts of disorderly conduct by a grand jury in Chicago.
The 'Empire' actor was previously charged with staging a hate crime against himself but has maintained his innocence from the beginning.
He is currently out on $100,000 bail.
If convicted, Smollett could face up to three years in prison.
He would also have to pay a $25,000 fine for each of the 16 felony counts.
Smollett's next court date is set for April 17.