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Jussie Smollett Leaves Jail After Posting Bond, Walks Through Giant Media Circus (Photos & Video)

Jussie Smollett Leaves Jail After Posting Bond, Walks Through Giant Media Circus (Photos & Video)

Jussie Smollett walks behind a bodyguard while leaving a courthouse on Thursday afternoon (February 21) in Chicago, Ill.

The 36-year-old actor and singer was released from jail on a $100,000 bond after he was arrested for filing a false police report. See his mug shot photo here.

Jussie was surrounded by a security team while leaving the court and he was swarmed by the media en route to his car. You can see the whole scene unfold in the video here.

After leaving court, he reportedly went right to the Empire set.

Police say they believe Jussie faked a hate crime as he was allegedly dissatisfied with his Empire salary.

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Photos: BackGrid USA
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    Loser

  • cuzjcacjo

    a media circus is what he wanted.. all the attention. hope this pea brain is happy

  • Conte435

    Kid… This psychopath is 36 years old. Notice Fox still employees him, anyone else he would be fired by now.
    Woke Twitter mobs destroy lives for 1/10 of what this lunatic did.

    Good to be privileged Class, I guess. The reason he staged that attack, but was too stupid to know which way the camera faced, was so the media would run the images of him being beaten and terrorized to perpetuate modern day lynching in Trump America.

    So oppressed in 2019, that you gotta stage and pay people thousands of dollars to oppress you.

  • Conte435

    Kid… This psychopath is 36 years old. Notice Fox still employees him, anyone else he would be fired by now.
    Woke Twitter mobs destroy lives for 1/10 of what this lunatic did.

    Good to be privileged Class, I guess. The reason he staged that attack, but was too stupid to know which way the camera faced, was so the media would run the images of him being beaten and terrorized to perpetuate modern day lynching in Trump America.

    So oppressed in 2019, that you gotta stage and pay people thousands of dollars to oppress you.

  • mahbelle

    Nothing will happen to him. He’ll get probation, go to rehab and do the talk show circuit about how drugs made him do this. Mark my words.

  • mahbelle

    Nothing will happen to him. He’ll get probation, go to rehab and do the talk show circuit about how drugs made him do this. Mark my words.

  • Verna Whorley

    What the hell was he thinking? He even wrote these guys checks… what an idiot. It should be the end of his career as far as I’m concerned.

  • Jules

    All this for a damn raise and look at all the damage he’s done to real victims out there. There were 20 cops who worked on his case for 3 weeks. He should foot the bill for that.

  • parisjok

    u pay it

  • parisjok

    u pay it

  • parisjok

    u pay it

  • parisjok

    u pay it

  • parisjok

    u pay it

  • parisjok

    u pay it

  • parisjok

    u pay it

  • parisjok

    u pay it

  • parisjok

    as it should be. white men do much worst everyday and don’t pay a price

  • parisjok

    as it should be. white men do much worst everyday and don’t pay a price

  • parisjok

    as it should be. white men do much worst everyday and don’t pay a price

  • parisjok

    as it should be. white men do much worst everyday and don’t pay a price

  • parisjok

    as it should be. white men do much worst everyday and don’t pay a price

  • parisjok

    as it should be. white men do much worst everyday and don’t pay a price

  • parisjok

    as it should be. white men do much worst everyday and don’t pay a price

  • parisjok

    as it should be. white men do much worst everyday and don’t pay a price

  • deacc

    Why hasn’t he been fired?

  • deacc

    Why hasn’t he been fired?

  • deacc

    Why hasn’t he been fired?

  • deacc

    Why hasn’t he been fired?

  • deacc

    Why hasn’t he been fired?

  • deacc

    Why hasn’t he been fired?

  • deacc

    Why hasn’t he been fired?

  • deacc

    Why hasn’t he been fired?

  • SquidBillie

    It’s not a competition, dummy. Chicago has a lot of problems and they don’t need to have their resources wasted because of his desperate need for attention.

  • tom

    His facial expression is saying, I’m a victim, the truth will come out. Just wait and see.

  • SquidBillie

    Shut up

  • Sansa Squad

    If people cared half as much about all the real victims of hate crimes in this country as they did about Jussie, we’d be so much better off as a society. Why make such a big deal out of one outlier when so many others need our focus?

  • Conte435

    LOL like what you idiot. If black people were to disappear from America the crime rate would drop by 60%.

    There is a reason why every black nation in the world is thrid world, poor corrupt and violent.

    Haiti and Dominican are on the same island, Haiti is going through another round of violent riots, while the other is peaceful vaction spot.

  • Conte435

    In – city that had 600 murders last year, they had drop everything to deal with this waste of space.

  • mahbelle

    Stfu

  • Ash

    Really? All I can see on his face is ‘I’m guilty as F’

  • therealdarling

    Jussie is a public figure and fake hate crimes are on the rise. We should make an example out of him so people don’t think you can do this and get away with it. What makes a hate crime worse is people no longer believing them because of all the fakes out there.

  • tom

    He says he’s innocent.

  • Danae

    It’s lovely that his twitter bio says “I am simply here to help save the world.” That definitely was a great move to do so

  • Gabriel E Isaac
  • DeadP001

    Dont worry y’all, Kamala Harris will bail him out. She’s really great at punishing actually innocent people and letting the guilty run free and amok.

  • clover

    and yet whites stole America, Canada and other land for others… as well as murder and produce weapons for themselves and others to kill. And every place/land whites have gone to has led to wars, diseases, theft (natural resources), genocide, etc.

  • sheigh

    I still believe in his innocence, he’s not the maestro of this weird story. Stage his own attack for a bigger salary, there’s no sense. CNN and Chicago PD really take us for dumbs and laugh about us! Damn!

  • Sansa Squad

    Would love to see your data on the rise of fake hate crimes, especially in comparison to the rise in real ones. (Truly.) But if you don’t believe people because they COULD be lying, that’s a choice you’re actively making. I’d rather believe victims and be proven wrong than potentially inflict more trauma by denying their pain.

  • therealdarling

    I never said there were more fake than genuine hate crimes. My point stemmed from the fact that fake hate crimes can cast doubt on real victims and there have been more in the last 3 years than the previous 20 combined, including 2 high profile cases in the last few weeks. Google “fake hate crimes” and look for the database.

    I also never said anything about not believing victims. You can give someone the benefit of the doubt but if their story isn’t adding up, it’s ok to ask questions.

    Jussie should be made an example (your original complaint) because fake hate crimes do happen and if people see the heavy toll you pay if caught, it’ll be lessen the number of people willing to do something that will discredit actual victims later on.

  • Sansa Squad

    My point was that hate crimes in general are on the rise, so it makes sense that false accusations would be on the rise too – I was just curious to see if the numbers were disproportionate. Obviously fake ones don’t outnumber real ones (they still only make up a negligible fraction of those that get reported) but even if they came close, it doesn’t make future accusations any less credible. It seems as though the revelation that he staged it has gotten WAY more press than the initial reports of the incident itself, so if people aren’t informed on the actual stats, it could give a false impression that fake ones are more common than they are, and it would be wrong for the rest of us to let real victim’s suffer for JUSSIE’s mistake.

    That said, I fully agree he should be made an example of for the reasons you mentioned – and it looks like he is, since the folks at Empire are reportedly cutting him loose and no one seems to be buying his story that he’s innocent, so that’s good.