In an unprecedented and emotional press conference by Chicago police, Superintendent Eddie Johnson blasted actor Jussie Smollett for his leading role in an egregious staged hate crime attack. The Police Superintendent left no doubt that Chicago police believe Jussie was the mastermind behind the sham that has gripped the country for weeks.
Superintendent Johnson looked at the cameras and said…
“I’m offended by what’s happened, and I’m also angry. I love the city of Chicago, and the Chicago Police Dept., warts and all.”
See more of what he had to say here… it’s riveting.
The police say Jussie did it all for money. He wanted publicity so he could get a better salary out of Empire producers. The “Why?” question has been hanging out there unanswered since the beginning, but now police have come to the table with a very believable answer.
We’re all innocent until proven guilty, and it may be that Jussie can explain what’s happened here, but it doesn’t look good at all – it looks like Jussie Smollett is a terrible liar. For now, mum’s the word from Jussie’s camp, and given the severity of the possible punishment, he should probably shut up for now.
We’ll let you know when new information comes out, people. Until the next time it drips…