The jury did not buy Jussie smollettHe claims he was the victim of a racist-homophobic attack, but the leaders of Black Lives Matter certainly do … and the org. is glued to the actor.
BLM and BLM LA issued a statement prior to the verdict, in support of the “Empire” actor, saying … “So let’s be clear: we love everyone in our community … we can never believe the police, especially CPD about Jussie Smollett, a black man who has been bravely present, visible and vocal in the fight for black freedom. “
Now, after Jussie was found guilty, the BLM LA frontman Melina Abdullah | tells us that the position has not changed: Jussie has your full support. Abdullah says the organization refuses to abandon its people and is based on the principle that the judicial system is corrupt.
Former co-star of Smollett’s “Empire” Bryshere Gray, is also with his friend and tells us: “My prayers, love and support are unwavering for my brother Jussie and the Smollet family.”
Smollett was pleaded guilty Thursday on 5 of 6 felonies of lying to Chicago police.
Since the jump, Jussie has denied claims that he organized the Attack 2019 … sticking to his story when he reported him to the police with the rope still around his neck.
Jussie now faces a possible 3-year prison sentence, but considering he has no criminal record … it’s unclear if he will spend any time behind bars.
On the other hand, you will likely have to pay $ 130,000 in restitution to Chicago to cover your hoax investigation costs.