Actor Jussie Smollett now a suspect in Criminal Investigation

CNN.com Today (CNN)[Breaking news update, posted at 5:33 p.m. ET]   “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett has been “officially classified” as a suspect in a criminal investigation for allegedly filling a false police report, according to a tweet from Chicago police communications Officer Anthony Guglielmi. The tweet goes on to say this is a Class 4 […]

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Jussie Smollett He Gets One Hail Mary … Before Case Goes to Grand Jury

TMz.com 2/20/19 The ball is in Jussie Smollett‘s court, and we’re told the ONLY way he can stave off a grand jury investigation is to meet with cops and somehow convince them the “attack” was real. As we reported, police “urgently” want a follow-up interview with Jussie … this comes after Ola and Abel Osundairo […]

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R. Kelly 2008 Acquittal Result of Threats, Payoffs … Says Michael Avenatti

Tmz.com 2/18/19 R. Kelly was acquitted in his child porn case because of witness intimidation, evidence tampering, physical threats and payments to witnesses … so claims attorney Michael Avenatti. Avenatti does not get specific as to why he believes the various misdeeds were allegedly committed during the 2008 trial. Kelly’s current lawyer, who was not […]

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21 Savage Bailed On Gig … After Complaining About a Gun

TMz.com 2/17/19 21 Savage skipped out on a paid gig at a club after voicing complaints about the opening act and demanding he be allowed to carry his gun … this according to the promoter who booked him. The promoter, Karen Smith, tells TMZ … she booked 21 Savage for a fee of $17,000 to play […]

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Grand jury seated in wake of new R. Kelly allegations, sources say

CNN.com Today  (CNN) – A grand jury has been convened in Cook County, Illinois, in connection with new allegations against singer R. Kelly, according to two sources close to the case. This comes on the heels of attorney Michael Avenatti announcing last week that he had handed over to the State’s Attorney’s office a videotape […]

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Police sources: New evidence suggests Jussie Smollett orchestrated attack

CNN.com Chicago (CNN)Two law enforcement sources with knowledge of the investigation tell CNN that Chicago Police believe actor Jussie Smollett paid two men to orchestrate an assault on him that he reported late last month. Smollett denies playing a role in his attack, according to a statement from his attorneys.

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