Jussie Smollett has been in the news recently. He has been accused of faking a racist attack on himself. Smollett reported having been racially abused a couple of years ago. He also filed a complaint regarding the matter. However, it was later found out that the incident was staged. This indicated big trouble for Smollett. He ended up being produced in court.
An elaborate process of hearing followed. Wednesday seems to be the last day of the hearings. The judge heard the wrap-ups from both the defense and the prosecution. Both the parties were very much vocal during the hearing. The prosecutors stated that Smollett paid his brothers to stand as a witness. According to them, Olabingo & Abimbola Osundairo was given a sum of $3500 two years back.
The final hearing on Wednesday lasted for almost two hours. However, the jury did not want to pass a verdict on the matter. The procedure is expected to commence on Thursday. All the twelve jurors’ presence is important for the commencement. A deadline of 10:15 am ET has been issued as well. Let us learn more about the case in detail below.
Jussie Smollett Case Nearing A Close
The case of Jussie Smollett is at the climax. The verdict is expected to be out by Thursday. The prosecution on Wednesday stated that Smollett harassed the police. His accusations led the Chicago department is investing a chunk of their time and money on a fake case.
Jussie Smollett stated that his house in Chicago downtown was attacked. He further complained that some miscreant held him by his neck. The man then went on to manhandle him and yelled cuss words. All these have now been found out to be false. It remains to be seen what fate has in store for Smollett.