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EntertainmentJussie Smollett has allegedly been suffering from 'night terrors'

03:10  21 april  2019
03:10  21 april  2019 Source:   wonderwall.com

Charges dropped against Jussie Smollett in attack case

Charges dropped against Jussie Smollett in attack case Jussie Smollett made an “emergency court appearance” in Chicago on Tuesday, his rep confirmed. The actor and his lawyers are slated to speak to reporters at the conclusion of the court appearance, the rep said, according to local news station ABC 7. Smollett is accused of filing a false police report in January that claimed he was the victim of a hate-filled attack in Chicago. He was arrested in February, with Chicago authorities asserting Smollett, who stars on the Fox series “Empire,” orchestrated the attack on himself because he was unhappy with his salary. Smollett has maintained he is telling the truth.

The consequences deriving from the allegedly false hate crime report of Jussie Smollett are vast. At least 50 employees may have been fired from Northwestern Memorial Hospital for accessing the medical profile and records of "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett without authorization, sources with

Chicago police say that US actor Jussie Smollett has been charged with filing a false police report. The Empire star had said he was subjected to a homophobic and racist physical attack by two men in January. Doubt was later cast on his account after US media reported that police believed he may

Jussie Smollett has allegedly been suffering from 'night terrors'© Matt Marton/AP/REX/Shutterstock Jussie Smollett arrives at the Leighton Criminal Court Building in Chicago on March 14, 2019. Jussie Smollett's brother says the "Empire" star has been suffering from "night terrors" in the aftermath of his alleged assault.

In an essay for BET, Jojo Smollett writes, "Jussie is as strong as iron, but following an attack like this, there is a normal and natural amount of post trauma that mostly anyone should expect to suffer. I have literally seen him violently awakening from night terrors, following the assault. Some of my siblings, as well as Jussie's partner and closest friends have seen similar things."

'All Criminal Charges' Against Jussie Smollett Dropped, Attorney Says

'All Criminal Charges' Against Jussie Smollett Dropped, Attorney Says "All criminal charges" against Jussie Smollett were dropped Tuesday, after the "Empire" star was indicted on 16 felony counts of filing a false police report earlier this month, TheWrap has learned. "Today, all criminal charges against Jussie Smollett were dropped and his record has been wiped clean of the filing of this tragic complaint against him," Smollett's attorney Patricia Brown Holmes said in a statement to TheWrap. "Jussie was attacked by two people he was unable to identify on January 29th.

‘Empire’ Star Jussie Smollett assaulted in Chicago in suspected hate crime. Smollett was allegedly beaten by two men who approached him by yelling out “racial and homophobic slurs” at approximately 2 a . m . They proceeded to assault Smollett and “poured an unknown chemical substance” on him.

Jussie Smollett will not appear in the final two episodes of Empire, the show's executive producers have said. In a statement, they said the past few weeks had been "incredibly emotional" for the team. They called allegations that Mr Smollett had falsely claimed he was the victim of a hate crime

Jojo said claims that his brother "staged" the late night attack in Chicago are "ludicrous" and blasted the "bandwagon" who believe that the attack was planned.

He continued, "I am simply hoping there are some conscious-minded people out there who, instead of carelessly victim blaming and shaming, want to loudly ask the simple question: 'What if Jussie is telling the truth?'"

Jussie Smollett has allegedly been suffering from 'night terrors'© Scott Kirkland/REX/Shutterstock Jussie Smollett attends the Black AIDS Institute's Heroes in the Struggle Gala in Los Angeles on Dec. 1, 2018.

On March 26, the criminal case against Jussie -- for allegedly lying to police about an alleged racial and homophobic attack -- was dropped. He was facing 16 felonies, to which he previously pleaded not guilty.

President Donald Trump says FBI will look into Jussie Smollett case

President Donald Trump says FBI will look into Jussie Smollett case "It is an embarrassment to our Nation!" President Donald Trump tweeted Thursday morning.

Jussie Smollett reportedly told authorities he is suffering from an untreated drug problem. According to TMZ , the The outlet points out that this detail may be relevant to the case , as Smollett is believed to have purchased drugs from one of the brothers who allegedly helped him stage a phony

Chicago police are investigating a tip that Jussie Smollett was seen with the two Nigerian brothers on the night they allegedly attacked him, reportedly at the direction of the "Empire" star. A spokesperson for the Chicago Police Department says that police received a tip from someone who either.

The same day that BET published Jojo's essay, a spokesperson for Jussie told the Chicago Sun-Times that the actor was doing "pretty well."

"He is focusing on his work here in L.A.," the spokesperson added. "But he understands many people still have doubts. But he hopes once all the information comes out, he will be vindicated in the minds of the public."

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