Empire Actor, Activist Jussie Smollett Arrested

According to Chicago Police, Smollett has officially been arrested on the charges of filing a false report.

The weeks’ long investigation into whether or not actor Jussie Smollett was a victim of a MAGA hate crime, has seemingly become undone.

According to Chicago Police, the Empire actor, activist Smollett has officially been arrested on the charges of filing a false report/disorderly conduct.

As more details began to unravel, plus footage of his alleged attackers not fitting the stereotypical MAGA description, Chicago Police believed they had enough evidence to bring Smollett in as a suspect. Smollett turned himself into custody.

If convicted for filing a false police report, Smollett could serve felony time up to 3 years.

The Shadow League will keep you up to date when more information is available.

Kyle Harvey is a writer, producer and the current managing editor of The Shadow League. Host of the Points On The Board podcast, and a proudly washed college athlete, Harvey had previous stints at Slant News, The Bleacher Report, NBC News, and theGrio. Originally from Wilmington, DE, Harvey graduated from North Carolina A&T State University.