Jury Begins Deliberations, Wraps For Day Without Verdict In Jussie Smollett Trial After Closing Arguments ConcludeA Cook County jury has begun deliberations in the Jussie Smollett trial, deciding whether or not they believe he orchestrated a phony hate crime against himself nearly three years ago, or was really attacked by two brothers in Streeterville.
Jussie Smollett Testifies Osundairo Brothers Asked For $2 Million To Say They Weren't Involved In Any HoaxJussie Smollett's defense team rested their case on Tuesday, and closing arguments will be presented on Wednesday.
Jussie Smollett Takes The Witness Stand, Describes Alleged Attack As Real And Like 'Something Out Of Looney Tunes Adventures'Actor Jussie Smollett took the stand at his trial on Monday, describing his alleged attack and claiming he was the victim of an actual hate crime.
Jussie Smollett Trial: Defense Attorney Calls For Mistrial And Accuses Judge Of Lunging At Her; Judge Denies Claims And MotionAbel Osundairo also returned to the witness stand Thursday and his brother Ola also testified in Jussie Smollett’s trial, with both claiming that Smollett asked and paid them to stage a racist and homophobic attack against him.
Jussie Smollett Trial: Abel Osundairo, One Of Two Brothers Who Said He Was Paid To Help Stage Attack, Says Smollett 'Wanted Me To Fake Beat Him Up'Smollett faces six counts of disorderly conduct, accused of lying to Chicago police when he claimed he was the victim of a racist and homophobic attack in January 2019.
Jussie Smollett Trial: Lead Detective In Investigation Explains On Witness Stand How Smollett Went From Victim To SuspectProsecutors began calling witnesses on Tuesday at the trial of actor Jussie Smollett, who is accused of lying to Chicago police when he claimed he was the victim of a racist and homophobic attack in January 2019.
Lawyers For Jussie Smollett May Not Call State's Attorney Kim Foxx At Trial, Judge RulesLawyers for Jussie Smollett will not be allowed to call Cook County State’s Attorney Kim Foxx to the stand to testify in the actor’s trial.