Kendrick Lamar Deepfakes OJ Simpson, Will Smith, And More In His New Music Video For "The Heart Part 5," And It's Impossible To Look Away
I'll be watching this on repeat for the rest of the day.
Jussie Smollett Has Been Released From Jail Pending His Appeal
The Illinois Appellate Court granted Smollett's request to stay his sentence days after a judge ordered him to spend five months in jail for falsely reporting he was the victim of a hate crime.
Jussie Smollett Has Been Sentenced To Five Months In Jail For Falsely Reporting He Was The Victim Of A Hate Crime
The former Empire actor has continued to maintain his innocence. His attorneys have said they will appeal his guilty verdict.
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Jussie Smollett Has Been Found Guilty Of Falsely Reporting He Was The Victim Of A Hate Crime
Smollett was charged with six felony counts of disorderly conduct for making a false report to police.
Jussie Smollett Said He Didn't Fake A Hate Crime Against Himself
"The sad part is that there is an example being made of someone who did not do what they’re being accused of.”
A Special Prosecutor Found Big Failures In The Handling Of The Jussie Smollett Case
Dan Webb, the Cook County special prosecutor, also said an investigation didn't find evidence that warranted any criminal charges against State's Attorney Kimberly Foxx or her colleagues.
Jussie Smollett Has Been Charged — Again — Over His Alleged Fake Attack
A special prosecutor appointed to reexamine the case said the "further prosecution of Mr. Smollett is in the interests of justice."
Jussie Smollett Might Come Back To "Empire" According To The Showrunner
Jamal Lyon's fate is uncertain.
"Empire" Handled Writing Off Jussie Smollett In The Quickest Moment
It happened in a flash.
Lee Daniels Was “Beyond Embarrassed” After Supporting Jussie Smollett But Still Has Doubts
“We weren’t there. I can’t judge him,” Daniels said when asked about the former Empire star.
Jussie Smollett Is Officially Not Coming Back To "Empire" After Chicago Scandal
Empire's cocreator has seemingly closed the door on Smollett forever.
Fox’s “Empire” Will End After Its Sixth Season And Still Has No Plans To Bring Back Jussie Smollett
Following Smollett's legal problems and controversy, there are no plans for his character to return to the show.
There Are "No Plans" For Jussie Smollett To Return To Fox's "Empire"
After Smollett's legal problems, his character will be written out of the show.
The Brothers Who Claim They Were Hired By Jussie Smollett For Hoax Attack Are Suing For Defamation
Smollett's lawyers accused the Osundairo brothers of attacking the Empire star, even after they knew the full story to "distract from Mr. Smollett’s farce," the lawsuit states.
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Chicago Is Suing Jussie Smollett After He Refused To Reimburse Police $130,000
City officials claim they spent $130,000 in overtime costs to investigate the case, but they could win up to three times that amount if they win the suit.
The City Of Chicago Is Demanding Jussie Smollett Pay $130,000 For The Police Investigation
The city said the bill is for overtime costs incurred during the investigation and wants the amount paid within seven days.
The FBI Is Looking Into Why Charges Against Jussie Smollett Were Dropped
The sudden decision by Illinois prosecutors to drop the case against Smollett has prompted both criticism and conspiracy theories.
Chicago Is Shocked At The Jussie Smollett Result. But Some Are Shocked That People Are Shocked.
The decision to drop all criminal charges against the Empire actor stunned many around the country, but reactions were more complex in Chicago.
Rahm Emanuel Is 100% Furious With Jussie Smollett And The Prosecutors Who Dropped Charges Against Him
“Is there no decency in this man?” the Chicago mayor asked.
Criminal Charges Against Jussie Smollett Have Been Dropped
The Empire star had been facing more than a dozen felony counts for allegedly filing a false police report, but the criminal case against him was suddenly dropped Tuesday.
"Empire" Co-Creator Lee Daniels Says The Cast Has Experienced "Pain And Anger" After The Jussie Smollett Case
"These past couple of weeks have been a freakin' roller coaster."
Jussie Smollett Has Pleaded Not Guilty To Lying To Police About Being A Hate Crime Victim
The Empire actor's attorney has called the 16 felony counts "redundant and vindictive."
Jussie Smollett Will Face 16 Felonies For Allegedly Making A False Police Report
"Jussie Smollett knew that ... there was no reasonable ground for believing that such offenses had been committed," the grand jury said about the Empire actor.
Robin Roberts Said Her Jussie Smollett Interview Was "One Of The Most Challenging" Of Her Career
“I’ll be completely honest, I was like, 'I don’t know if I want to do the interview or not.'"
Tyler Perry Wishes People Cared As Much About What Happened To These Missing Men As Jussie Smollett’s Investigation
“I wish that half the attention that Justice Smollett thing got could have been paid to this, because it's such an unfair story,” Perry told BuzzFeed News.
Jussie Smollett Has Been Suspended From "Empire"
The producers issued a statement on Friday, one day after Smollett was arrested for filing a false police report.
ABC Staffers Are Defending Robin Roberts Over The “Bad Optics” Of Her Jussie Smollett "GMA" Interview
“He looked right into the camera and lied to everyone.”
A Series Of Text Messages And Secret Meetings Is How Prosecutors Say Jussie Smollett Staged His Attack
Prosecutors provided a detailed timeline of how they believe the Empire actor staged an attack.
This Is How Chicago Detectives Cracked The Jussie Smollett Case
Police used a combination of surveillance footage, trips in a cab and Uber, and interviews with two men to charge the Empire actor with a felony.
"It's Simply Shameful": Chicago Police Blast Jussie Smollett For Staging A "Publicity Stunt"
The Empire actor told police two men threw a chemical on him, called him anti-gay slurs, put a rope around his neck, and shouted, "This is MAGA country."
Jussie Smollett Has Been Charged With Falsely Reporting He Was Attacked In Chicago
The move comes weeks after the Empire actor told police he was attacked by two men who threw a bleachlike chemical on him, yelled anti-gay slurs, and put a rope around his neck.
Fox Says Jussie Smollett Is Not Being Written Out Of “Empire”
Recent reports had said the actor was being cut from upcoming scenes on the show.
The Future Of Jussie Smollett’s “Empire" Character Is Unclear As Police Dispute Reports
Fox had previously vocally supported the actor but now won't comment on a report that Smollett’s character is being cut from upcoming scenes.
Two Men Arrested In The Jussie Smollett Case Have Been Released Due To "New Evidence"
A Chicago police spokesperson said the individuals were released "due to new evidence as a result of today's interrogations."
Two Men Have Been Arrested In Connection With The Jussie Smollett Case
The two men are brothers who worked as extras on Empire and sometimes went to the gym with the actor, their attorney said.
Fox Is Standing By Jussie Smollett Amid Reports That He Staged Chicago Attack
A source close to Fox also confirmed that the network believes the attack on Smollett "really happened," and he remains a "key player" on Empire.
Police Have Identified Two Persons Of Interest In The Reported Attack On Jussie Smollett
Police had previously reviewed surveillance footage of the area where the attack occurred.
Jussie Smollett Says He's "Pissed Off" By People Who Doubt He Was Attacked
“How can you doubt that? Like, how do you not believe that? It’s the truth.”
Jussie Smollett Has Sent Chicago Police Redacted Phone Records To Protect "High-Profile Individuals"
Chicago police said that the phone records submitted by Smollett were not "sufficient" for their investigation into a possible hate crime against the Empire actor.
Chicago Police Said Jussie Smollett Initially Didn't Want To Report That He Was Assaulted
A report released by the Chicago Police Department said the Empire actor ultimately "believed it to be in the best interest" to report the incident.
Jussie Smollett Told Fans He "Fought The Fuck Back" At His First Performance Since His Reported Assault
"I'm the gay Tupac!" Smollett said, as the crowd cheered.
Jussie Smollett Is Speaking Out For The First Time Since His Reported Assault
"Let me start by saying that I’m ok. My body is strong but my soul is stronger."
Ellen Page Defended Jussie Smollett And Called Out The Trump Administration For Hate Crimes In The US
"If you are in a position of power and you hate people and you want to cause suffering to them, you go through the trouble, you spend your career trying to cause suffering, what do you think is going to happen?"
Chicago Police Have Released Surveillance Images Of Possible Suspects In Jussie Smollett's Alleged Assault
Police said the Empire actor reported that two people yelled anti-gay and racist slurs as they beat him early Tuesday in what investigators are treating as a potential hate crime.
Celebrities Rally Behind Jussie Smollett After Brutal Attack In Chicago
"Sending love to Jussie and the Smollett family."
Chicago Police Are Investigating A Possible Hate Crime Attack On "Empire" Star Jussie Smollett
The actor said two people yelled anti-gay and racist slurs, beat him, poured a chemical substance on him, and wrapped a rope around his neck. Police are searching for evidence.
Apparently, Something Huge Will Happen In The First 8 Minutes Of "Empire" Tonight
Jussie Smollett played coy when discussing the Fox drama's upcoming season.
39 Stars We Couldn't Get Enough Of In 2015
There were plenty of impressive performances this year, but BuzzFeed Entertainment talked with a group of actors about their particularly outstanding achievements — on screen and off. Here are our features, presented in chronological order of when they were published.
Here's Your First Listen Of Jamal's Emotional New Song From This Week's "Empire"
"'Battle Cry' is a super-passionate song," Jussie Smollett told BuzzFeed News. "It’s just so beautiful and fits perfectly with the scene."
Gabourey Sidibe's Twerk Is Something You Need To See Today
"Just gimme that ass!"
Which Song From "Empire" Describes Your Life?
If you can't afford Jennifer Hudson, let us be your music therapist.
Jussie Smollett Of "Empire" Comes Out: "There Is No Closet"
"There's never been a closet, that I've been in. I don't own a closet," the actor said to Ellen DeGeneres in a backstage segment following his appearance on the show.
Tell Us About Yourself(ie): Jussie Smollett
The Empire actor takes our Q&A!
Being Gay And Black On TV Will Never Be The Same
Director Lee Daniels "holds up the mirror to us as human beings," said Jussie Smollett, who plays a young black gay character on the new Fox series Empire.
Taraji P. Henson Is Finally Having Her Moment With "Empire"
The Oscar-nominated actor leads an all-star cast on Lee Daniels' new series about the dark side of hip-hop. “I know I'm going to have to probably dig into some ugly places in my life to bring the character to life," she told BuzzFeed News.