Tag "Jussie Smollett"

The Happenings 2 Comments

Jussie Smollett Indicted Over False Hate Crime Attack By Special Prosecutor; Former ‘Empire’ Star Headed Back To Court

Over a year after claiming he was attacked on the cold streets of Chicago, Jussie Smollett on Tuesday was indicted by a special prosecutor in the case that the former

The Happenings 7 Comments

ALL THE WAYS 2019 HAS GIVEN US LIFE

When we rode into this year on the waves of Kevin Hart’s Oscar controversy, we should have buckled our seats and braced ourselves for a very tempestuous year – one

The Happenings 2 Comments

“I Haven’t Lied About A Thing.” Former ‘Empire’ Star Jussie Smollett Maintains His Truth

Jussie Smollett became a household name after claiming to be a victim of a hate crime back in January. However, the case was dismissed after the details didn’t quite add

The Happenings 1 Comment

“I’m Beyond Embarrassed.” Lee Daniels reveals of himself on the subject of Jussie Smollett’s assault case

In an interview with Vulture, during which Empire creator, Lee Daniels, talked about the ending of his hit TV show and the woke culture, he also addressed his feelings on

The Happenings 3 Comments

Both SNL and Chris Rock take shots at Jussie Smollett. Twitter reacts

Jussie Smollett took two comedic hits on Saturday night. First Chris Rock went after him at the NAACP Image Awards. Then Saturday Night Live devoted a sketch to how they

The Happenings 6 Comments

News of the charges against Jussie Smollett getting dropped draws a reaction of both outrage and relief

The charges against Empire actor Jussie Smollett which allege that he lied to the police about a racist and homophobic attack were dropped on Tuesday, a development that his attorneys

The Happenings 4 Comments

All Charges Against Jussie Smollett Have Been Dropped

Prosecutors have dropped all charges against Empire actor Jussie Smollett for allegedly staging a racist and homophobic attack. Smollett attended a court hearing in Chicago on Tuesday, where a judge

The Happenings 0 Comments

Jussie Smollett is indicted by grand jury on a 16-count felony charge

An Illinois grand jury has indicted Empire actor Jussie Smollett on 16 felony counts of disorderly conduct for filing a false police report, according to the Cook County State Attorney’s

The Happenings 3 Comments

Opinion: After Jussie Smollett, Will Real Victims of Anti-LGBT Hate Crimes Be Heard?

Jussie Smollett just made it that much harder for the United States to have an honest conversation about anti-LGBT violence. What’s especially painful is how urgent that conversation remains. On

The Happenings 5 Comments

Reactions to Jussie Smollett case shift to confusion and outrage

The national outrage that simmered after actor Jussie Smollett said he was attacked by people shouting racial and anti-gay slurs was fueled in part by celebrities who spoke out loud