Jussie Smollett

Jussie Smollett Makes Rare Appearance at the 2022 BET Awards

Jussie Smollett looked cool and casual while walking the red carpet at the 2022 BET Awards. Learn more about the former Empire star's future plans below.

June 27, 2022

Jussie Smollett Opens Up About Jail Time & Maintains Innocence

Jussie Smollett details his time in jail during a sit-down for SiriusXM's "Sway's Universe." Plus, the former "Empire" actor addresses his 2019 "GMA" interview.

June 24, 2022

Jussie Smollett Shares Song After Release From Jail, Rapping About His “Reputation”

Weeks after being released from jail, Jussie Smollett took to Instagram to share his latest song "Thank You God..." in which he discusses his recent conviction. Learn more below.

April 9, 2022

Jussie Smollett Released From Jail After 6 Days

After receiving a 150-day sentence, Jussie Smollett was granted the opportunity to post bail and leave jail after his lawyer filed an appeal on his case.

March 17, 2022

Jussie Smollett’s Siblings Give Impassioned Pleas After His Sentencing

Jussie Smollett's siblings Jojo, Jocqui and Jazz shared outside the courthouse that they believe their brother is innocent after a judge sentenced him to 150 days in county jail on March 10.

March 11, 2022

Jussie Smollett Sentenced to Jail in False Police Report Case

"Empire" alum Jussie Smollett has been sentenced and found guilty on 5 felony counts of disorderly conduct. Hear his fate and what he had to say in court.

March 11, 2022

Jussie Smollett Sentenced to 150 Days in Jail in False Police Report Case

Former Empire star Jussie Smollett has been sentenced after being found guilty on several counts of disorderly conduct. Keep scrolling to find out more details.

March 11, 2022

Jussie Smollett Found Guilty of Making False Police Reports About Attack

Jussie Smollett has been found guilty of disorderly conduct after telling investigators in January 2019 that he was the victim of an alleged hate crime.

December 9, 2021

Jussie Smollett Makes First Red Carpet Appearance in 2 Years as He Prepares for Trial

Jussie Smollett returned to the red carpet for the first time since reporting being the victim of an alleged 2019 hate crime, and days before the beginning of his trial for allegedly lying to police.

November 21, 2021

Jussie Smollett Says He's on "Quarantine Day 421" During Instagram Return

Empire star Jussie Smollett says he’s on “quarantine day 421” while returning to Instagram. See the actor’s musical message to fans.

March 25, 2020


Jussie Smollett Pleads Not Guilty to New Charges Over Alleged Attack

Jussie Smollett was indicted in Chicago on Tuesday, Feb. 11, one year after the Empire star was allegedly attacked in the city. Click here to get the latest legal details.

February 24, 2020

Where Jussie Smollett's Case Stands 1 Year After His Alleged Attack

It's been a year since Empire star Jussie Smollett alleged he'd was the victim of a racist and homophobic attack, a claim that turned his life upside down.

January 29, 2020

Google's Top Trending Searches of 2019 Reveal We're Obsessed With Celebrity Scandals

From Jussie Smollett's alleged attack case to James Charles' very public feud with Tati Westbrook, 2019 was full of celebrity scandals.

December 12, 2019


Jussie Smollett Officially Facing $130,000 Lawsuit in Alleged Attack Case

The City of Chicago is requesting repayment for the money spent on the investigation

October 22, 2019

What Will Happen to Jussie Smollett's Jamal on Empire?

There are still no plans for the actor to return to the series

August 7, 2019

Jussie Smollett Celebrates Pride in First Social Media Post Since Alleged Attack

Empire star posted a clip from Tarell Alvin McCraney's speech at the 2019 Tony Awards

June 10, 2019

Everything We Learned from the Jussie Smollett Case Documents Released by Chicago Police

In January, the Empire star reported that two men assaulted him and hurled racial and homophobic slurs at him. He was then charged with staging the incident. The charges were later dropped.

May 30, 2019

Fox's Empire Ending With Season 6 Full of "Shocking Surprises"

Will Jussie Smollett return for the final season?

May 13, 2019

Will Jussie Smollett Ever Return to Empire?

Fox and producers are keen on staying vague regarding the actor's future.

May 9, 2019

Empire Renewed For Season 6 With No Current Plans for Jussie Smollett to Return

Fox issued a statement after the renewal news about the controversial actor's future with the show

April 30, 2019

Jussie Smollett Takes Part in TV's First Gay, Black Wedding in His Last Empire Episode of the Season

Smollett's character Jamal wed Kai, played by Toby Onwumere, in the April 24 episode of the Fox drama

April 25, 2019

Empire Cast Pens Letter "As a United Front" Demanding Jussie Smollett Return to Show After Scandal

"Now, more than ever, we must stand together as a family," some cast members wrote

April 24, 2019