Jussie Smollett sentenced to 150 days in jail in attack hoax case

Posted on AllSides March 11th, 2022
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US actor Jussie Smollett has been sentenced to 150 days in jail after a jury found he lied to police about being the victim of a hate crime.

The former Empire star, 39, was found guilty in December of five charges of felony disorderly conduct after making false reports about the hoax attack.

The sentence also includes 30 months of probation and $145,000 (£110,000) in restitution and fines.

Following the sentence, Smollett said: "I did not do this!"

The trial stemmed from an incident three years ago when Smollett said...

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