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Jussie Smollett takes the stand in his own defense

Posted on AllSides December 6th, 2021
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CHICAGO — Jussie Smollett testified Monday that he did drugs at a bathhouse and made out with one of the two brothers accusing him of staging a hate crime against himself.

The former “Empire” television star, 39, described meeting Abimbola Osundairo, when called to the stand by his defense at his trial on charges that he staged a hate crime against himself in January 2019 and lied to police about it.

“We were in a club, you go to the bathroom, go to a stall, do a bump, do a...

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