Politics : So that black guy on Empire filed a false police report about his hate crime

So that black guy on Empire filed a false police report about his hate crime

Why would anyone do that? Why would you make up a story like that? He had everyone on his side and almost started a race war. What the hell is wrong with people these days?

"Empire" returns to Fox Wednesday for its Season 5 midseason premiere — the first new episode since Jussie Smollett was arrested and charged with filing a false police report.
As a matter of fact, Wednesday will mark the first new episode of the hip-hop soap since well before Smollett — who plays the openly-gay Jamal Lyon — told Chicago cops he was assaulted on Jan. 29.


With Jamal's real-life counterpart indicted on 16 felony counts by a Chicago grand jury last week and set to appear in court this Thursday, will the Lyon family's Nielsen-ratings roar be quieter due to Smollett's current standing in the court of public opinion?
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