Jussie Smollett

Crime
A special prosecutor investigating the handling of the former "Empire" actor's case in Chicago requested a year's worth of Smollett's digital footprint.
Entertainment
The actor said he plans to focus on "bringing truths to the world" instead.
U.S. News
A Chicago judge told the actor's lawyers that he was standing by his decision to appoint a special prosecutor to reexamine the case against Smollett.
Crime
Police obtained the footage in their investigation of the "Empire" actor, who was accused of staging a racist and homophobic attack against himself.
Entertainment
“I’m beyond embarrassed,” the "Empire" co-creator said of the claims that Smollett staged a homophobic attack on himself to secure a pay raise.
Entertainment
The actor, accused of staging a homophobic attack on himself in January, won't appear on the Fox show's final season.
Entertainment
The "Empire" actor claims he didn't stage a racist and homophobic attack against himself. Chicago officials say otherwise.
Crime
The "Empire" actor's frequent comments about his reported hated crime "aren't the actions of a person seeking to maintain his privacy."
Entertainment
Network executives said there are currently "no plans" for actor Jussie Smollett to return for the show's final season.
Entertainment
Fox said Tuesday that the studio has no plans as of now to write his "Empire" character, Jamal, into the sixth season.
Videos
The cast of “Empire” is calling for Jussie Smollett to return to the Fox TV show.
Entertainment
"He is kind. He is compassionate. He is honest and above all he is filled with integrity," Smollett's cast members wrote in a letter to network executives.
U.S. News
Chief ethics officer April Perry and special prosecutor Mark Rotert are stepping down.
Politics
Kim Foxx's office, which dropped charges against the "Empire" actor last month, is waiting for Chicago's Inspector General to release a report.
Crime
The exchanges also show that State's Attorney Kim Foxx communicated with her team about the "Empire" actor even after she recused herself from his case.
Crime
City officials previously ordered the "Empire" actor to pay $130,106 for police overtime incurred during the inquiry into his claim of a hate crime.
Comedy
"The Last O.G." star joked about getting a part on "Empire" and the Fox drama's unusual contract demand.
Black Voices
"What the hell was he thinking?" the comedian asks about the "Empire" actor.
Comedy
This time his clues include teeth whitening stripes and three red-letter Ks.
Entertainment
The "Will & Grace" star also jabbed at Jussie Smollett while accepting his award.