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: A 16-Year-Old & A 27-Year-old Are Charged In Connection With Shooting Death Of 8-Year-Old Melissa Ortega
In an interview on “Good Morning America,” Smollett said his alleged attacker referred to Trump’s campaign slogan, “Make America Great Again.”READ MORE: With Temperatures Falling To Dangerous Lows, Cook County Doctor Provides Tips On How To Stay Safe
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.
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He is expected in bond court Thursday at 1:30 p.m.