JUSSIE SMOLLETT: Arrested, Indicted for Filing False Police Report


Jussie Smollett has officially gone from victim to suspect.

The Chicago Police Department says theEmpirestar is now under investigation for filing a false police report.

If convicted of the Class 4 felony, Jussie could get one to three years in prison.


Last month the actor claimed he was attacked by two men who shouted "racial and homophobic slurs." But the case took a turn after police arrested and interviewed two brothers who were initially identified as suspects.

The brothers, Ola and Abel Osundairo, told police Jussie paid them $3500 to stage the attack.

CBS Chicago released surveillance video of the brothers buying ski masks, gloves, bandanas, sunglasses and red hats they used during the hoax.

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