Jussie Smollett Case: Kim Foxx Called Actor 'Washed Up Celeb Who Lied To Cops,' Thought Charges Were Too SevereAbout two weeks before charges were dropped against Jussie Smollett, Cook County State's Attorney Kim Foxx texted her staff calling Smollett a "washed up celeb who lied to cops."
Kim Foxx Says She Did Not Formally Recuse Herself From Jussie Smollett Case But Separated Herself From Decision MakingDespite publicly stating she recused herself from the Jussie Smollett case, Cook County State's Attorney Kim Foxx's office told CNN it was not a formal recusal. Rather, Foxx separated herself from decision making out of an abundance of caution.
Rainbow PUSH Coalition: Jussie Smollett Is 'One Of The Most Impactful Community Service Volunteers We Have Ever Worked With'Charges against "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett were dropped for 16 hours of community service and an agreement to forfeit his $10,000 bond. According to the Rainbow PUSH Coalition, Smollett completed those community service hours with the organization over two days.
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel Considers Suing Jussie Smollett To Recoup Money Spent On CaseWith all charges dropped, Jussie Smollett's record is one step closer to being wiped clean, but Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel is considering suing Jussie Smollett to recoup some of the wasted money the city spent on the case, CBS News has learned.