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Jussie Smollett Sentenced Over Hate-Crime Hoax Convictions

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he had been attacked by two men in a racist and homophobic assault while returning home from a restaurant. He claimed to have been beaten and to have had a substance thrown on him.

Smollett also said the assailants spewed racist and homophobic slurs at him while tying a rope around his neck.Almost a month later, Cook County State’s Attorney Kim Foxx charged the actor with filing a false police report.

However, the charge was later dropped, and a judge assigned a special prosecutor, Dan Webb, to the case. After Webb’s investigation, he said that Smollett would be indicted again on six felony counts of disorderly conduct.

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