Breaking News: “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett is under arrest and was in the custody of detectives, Chicago police Chief Communications Officer Anthony Guglielmi said Thursday.
Empire actor Jussie "MAGA Country: Smollett has been arrested and is now in custody this morning, for allegedly filing a false police report claiming he was the victim of a hate-crime attack in Chicago, according to police spokesman Anthony Guglielmi.
The police statement read, "Jussie Smollet is under arrest and in custody of detectives. At 9am at Chicago Police Headquarters, Supt, Eddie Johnson, Commander of Area Central Detectives Edward Wodnicki will brief reporters on the investigation prior to the defendants appearance in court."
According to the Cook County State's Attorney office, Smollett was charged Wednesday with felony disorderly conduct for the allegedly false report he made with Chicago police on January. 29.
Lock him up!