Jussie Smollett’s Attorneys Release Statement Following His Arrest For Allegedly Lying To Police

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In another turn of events, Empire star Jussie Smollett has now been arrested more than three weeks after he claimed to be a victim of a hate crime. According to Deadline, the Chicago Police Department spokesman, Anthony Guglielmi, has confirmed that the actor was booked and is currently in custody. A bail hearing is scheduled for Thursday afternoon at 1:30 p.m.