CHICAGO (CBS)– Hours after Jussie Smollett was arrested and charged with disorderly conduct, President Donald Trump called out the actor on Twitter.
The “Empire” actor turned himself in to Chicago police early Thursday morning, after he was charged with disorderly conduct for allegedly staging a racist and homophobic attack against himself last month in Streeterville.READ MORE: With Eviction Moratorium Over, Many Chicagoans In Need Of Rental Assistance Are Still In Limbo
In an interview on “Good Morning America,” Smollett said his alleged attacker referred to Trump’s campaign slogan, “Make America Great Again.”
Smollett turned himself in at the Central District police station at 18th and State streets around 5 a.m., police said. He made no statement to police.MORE NEWS: Arab Americans in Illinois Will Finally Be Counted When They Get Their Vaccine
He is expected in bond court Thursday at 1:30 p.m.