Smollett Apologizes To Empire Cast, Maintains Innocence
(Chicago, IL) -- Empire actor Jussie Smollett is denying that he staged a racist and homophobic attack last month in Chicago. TMZ reports he apologized to the Empire cast and crew yesterday and proclaimed his innocence. Smollett returned to work after being released from the Cook County jail. He is facing felony disorderly conduct over allegations he paid two brothers to stage the attack because he was dissatisfied with his salary on the Fox show.
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