It seems like the nightmare is far from over for Jussie Smollet. His poor decision is leading him to financial turmoil.
The Empire actor has seen better days, and quite frankly Smollet’s integrity is non-existent at this point. Since the beginning of 2019, Smollett has been under the scope. What started out as a cruel act of hatred, has now turned into what seems to be a scheme that would hopefully get him a bigger payday. Now the actor has little to no support in his corner, with a big target on his back. Even the show rating started sinking low because of the incident.
Jussie Smollett Lawsuit
Two brothers that served as an accomplice for his master plan are now turning on the actor. Both Olabinjo Osundairo and Abimbola Osundairo have hired legal counsel to bring a defamation suit against Smollet. Their attorney Mark Geragos claims that the Fox star has continued to claim that his client attacked him. The character known as Mr. Lyon continues to claim his innocence about the whole fiasco. This is after the brothers came clean to the elaborate act, and was not charged. On January 29th, it was confirmed that the whole incident was staged.
The Osundairo was allegedly paid to help with the attack, despite Smollett claiming the money paid was for a different service. Behind closed doors, the court has decided not to charge Smollett, as long as he performs community service. Furthermore, most recently Chicago has moved forward with suing Smollett for the immense hours of overtime paid to investigate the staged hate crime.
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