Jussie Smollett Escapes 16 Felony Counts
CHICAGO —The black “gay” Empire actor felt he was being slighted, under-paid and not fully appreciated by his audience. He decided to up the ante by creating publicity for himself while exploiting the hoax of victimization as a black man and “gay.” Double jeopardy. To create a tsunami of sympathy would do the trick. THEN people would notice him. The next day newspaper headlines blared an incredible story.