Jussie Smollett ARRESTED, In Custody Of Chicago Police
Jussie Smollett was arrested early Thursday morning and is now in the custody of Chicago police.
Jussie Smollett (aka “The Gay Tupac“) was arrested early Thursday morning around 5 a.m. and is now in the custody of Chicago police.
On Thursday, the “Empire” star was charged with disorderly conduct for filing a false police report in connection to the alleged staged attack on him last month.
Chief Communications Officer Anthony Guglielmi confirmed the arrest and announced a press conference will be held at 9 a.m.
Press Briefing: Jussie Smollet is under arrest and in custody of detectives. At 9am at #ChicagoPolice Headquarters, Supt Eddie Johnson, Commander of Area Central Detectives Edward Wodnicki will brief reporters on the investigation prior to the defendants appearance in court. pic.twitter.com/9PSv8Ojec2
— Anthony Guglielmi (@AJGuglielmi) February 21, 2019
Jussie is expected to appear in bond court at 1:30 p.m.