Jussie Smollett sentenced to 150 days in county jail, ordered to pay US$120K restitution for lying to police

Actor Jussie Smollett, one-time star of the TV drama Empire, was sentenced in a Chicago court to 30 months probation and 150 days in jail on Thursday for staging a hate crime against himself in what prosecutors said was a bid to gain sympathy and boost his career. Smollett, 39, was also ordered to pay

Former Empire star Jussie Smollett walks red carpet two years after being accused of staging hate crime on himself

Actor Jussie Smollett has made his first appearance on the red carpet in the more than two years since alleging he was the victim of a hate crime. The former Empire star stepped out in New York over the weekend to attend the screening of his directorial debut B-Boy Blues, which comes one week before