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Police Think Jussie Smollett Staged Crime Over His 'Empire' Salary

Police Think Jussie Smollett Staged Crime Over His 'Empire' Salary

The Chicago Police Department just gave an explosive press conference to speak about the arrest of Jussie Smollett.

The Chicago PD said they believe Jussie actually staged what was first reported as a hate crime because he was “dissatisfied with his salary” on his show Empire.

A representative also said Jussie was a “troubled young man” who used “drastic and illegal tactics to gain attention.”

Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson also said, “Bogus police reports cause real harm. They do harm to every legitimate victim who’s in need of support by police.”

Police also confirmed they believe Jussie paid $3,500 to the two brothers, Ola and Abel Osundairo, to carry out the attack.

Watch a snippet of the press conference below.

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  • mahbelle

    Stupidest most vile person on the planet right now. A true mental defective wussie jussie is. he should be charged with a hate crime.

  • sheigh

    What ?

  • Chadwick Clark

    LOL

  • VanityInsecurity™

    criminal minded people never change. it takes real self determination to want to be different. throw the book at this loser.

  • Pepper Williams

    What an idiot! Backfired on him! Now, his new career will be mopping the floors as a janitor in jail (and staying far away from Bubba).

  • Pepper Williams

    What an idiot! Backfired on him! Now, his new career will be mopping the floors as a janitor in jail (and staying far away from Bubba).

  • sondra

    Looks like your earnings are going to be even less now, came back to bite you in the *ss, right?

  • Túlio Brunhara

    How much was he making?

  • Túlio Brunhara

    How much was he making?

  • Adri562a90na

    This is straight up mental illness right here. Alas, he’s not a white man, so we’ll call him a vile idiot. Anyway, he really hurt the cause. I feel sorry for actual victims because now the MAGA freaks will point to this as an example.

  • Adri562a90na

    This is straight up mental illness right here. Alas, he’s not a white man, so we’ll call him a vile idiot. Anyway, he really hurt the cause. I feel sorry for actual victims because now the MAGA freaks will point to this as an example.

  • Max

    So they made up a nice story why he is not a LGBT/POC hate crime. but where is the evidence? where is the proof? i would sue the police department for all these false reports.
    I also think its really bad in the comments already. maybe don’t jump to conclusions? it’s like when a POC is shot by police. then they come up with some bullshit reason why they had to draw their gun.

  • disqus_t7VhOYvWgN

    IT IS NOT A MENTAL ILLNESS! OMG. There isn’t a “cure” for someone being an entitled, narcissistic jerk. He got caught up plain and simple!

    You’re basically saying anyone who does any crime or wrong doing has a “mental illness”. He knows right from wrong, he logically thought about it and executed a plan and now he needs to pay for the crime. NOT THAT COMPLEX.

  • Adri562a90na

    What’s ironic is that narcissism is literally a mental illness. And, no i’m not saying he has that, i’m just replying to your comment. Please attend an institution of higher learning and ask the professor to explain the DSM to you. Until then, please refrain from making embarrassing comments and assumptions.

  • deacc

    No mental illness. Just straight up asshole.

  • DeadP001

    Kamala Harris had this cray cray hanging around her and all the while he was lying and she was letting off real criminals while preying on black neighborhoods.

  • Thiran Uthaman

    I hope this num num gets fired.

  • Conte435

    The only mental illnesses is you ” woke” freaks that’s why there’s been an influx of fake hate crime hoaxes, the list is so long it is laughable
    Yeah, you should go to your professor and as what category of narcissism is linked to victimhood culture, playing victims all the while using as justification to oppress and vilify others.

  • Conte435

    Stupid one at that … lol he paid then with back dated check

  • Conte435

    Says the racist “woke” freak, yeah if he was a white man he would have be fired from FOX by now, and facing a lot more than one felony charge.

    No the MAGA people have dozens of examples of woke freaks fake crimes, while being targeted with attacks by you lunatics, just two weeks before this the Covington kids outage fake crime.

    The “cause” lol, you people are joke.

  • Conte435

    65,000 a episode.

  • Conte435

    65,000 a episode.

  • DeadP001

    Kamala Harris refuses to acknowledge her own role in giving this mad man a platform. Just like she refuses to address letting off pedofile preists who are still amongst us, and just like hwo she refuses to address why she refused to prosecute the man currently running our treasury.

    She is bought and paid for people. She is no different than Trump and even accepted money from him when she was running for re-election as prosecutor. She took money from Trump, Ivanka and Jared Kushner while letting off the man they appointed to our treasury.

    She will do NOTHING for any of us, her entire career was build on destroying the lives of people.

    But hey she puts hot sause in her food and drsses in loud colors everybody!

  • Rudy

    He actually represents the cause very well. If he was white he’d be properly villified for this nonsense. This IS an example.

  • Rudy

    How people are judged depends on what race, sex etc etc they are.

  • Rudy

    “? i would sue the police department for all these false reports”

    These reports are true, and take an honest lol at the crime stats. And get a job, suing the government isn’t a job.

  • Adri562a90na

    This IS an example of improper funding towards our school system. I’m depressed every time people like you earnestly believe white people are the victims. I truly hope this country stops starting wars for oil so we can get back to learning.

  • Adri562a90na

    Anecdotes does not equal evidence, dear one.

  • Rudy

    There are many, many fake “hate” crimes and it is done for attention, money and many other reasons. When a black person is falsely accused everyone looks bad, this is the exact same case. It is very misguided to wrongfully claim being a victim, or to react with jealousy when someone else is unfairly victimized.
    Ironically, Trump was elected more to avoid the nonsense establishment status quo rather than white people being “racist”.

    Jussie did this because it we worth something, even now the people (kamala hero for example) who enrich themselves by creating division are understandably reluctant to directly address this very revealing case.