Empire Star #JussieSmollett Arrested in Chicago

Empire star, Jussie Smollett has been arrested after he was charged with filling a false police report where he claimed he was attacked and beaten by two masked men shouting racist and homophobic slurs.

The  36-year-old openly gay actor on the hip-hop TV drama, Empire,  is under arrest and in custody of detectives, Anthony Guglielmi, a spokesman for the Chicago Police Department said on Twitter on Thursday.

The Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office approved felony criminal charges against Smollett for disorderly conduct and filing a false police report.

Jussie Smollett ignited a firestorm on social media by telling police on Jan. 29 that two apparent supporters of U.S. President Donald Trump hurled racial and homophobic insults at him, punched him, poured a chemical substance over him and put a rope around his neck.

“This is Maga country,” he said they had told him, referring to President Donald Trump’s Make America Great Again slogan

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