Jussie Smollett Indicted By Special Prosecutor In Chicago | NBC Nightly News

“A Cook County grand jury returned a six-count indictment charging Jussie Smollett with making four separate false reports to Chicago Police Department officers related to his false claims that he was the victim of a hate crime, knowing that he was not the victim of a crime,” the office said in a statement Tuesday.
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Jussie Smollett Indicted By Special Prosecutor In Chicago | NBC Nightly News

101 thoughts on “Jussie Smollett Indicted By Special Prosecutor In Chicago | NBC Nightly News

  1. D TRUMP Reply

    You do the crime ? You must do the TIME

  2. Tanner Shortnacy Reply


  3. pauly Reply

    What an odious fake self serving disingenuous individual…..I hope he never works again.

  4. Titus Pullo Reply

    That darn frenchman!

  5. T W Reply

    Juicy…. Smoooy’ay! – “He was a very Famous FRENCH Actor!!!”

  6. Rock Reply

    I wear maga hat in Chicago downtown get stares cuz I’m 63 n 230 fit black man

  7. Song Henry Reply

    If they can indicted Amber Heart next. So far she’s still living good in her fancy world

  8. BlockBurner Reply

    Ahhh the world famous french actor juicy smolyay finally gets what he deserves

  9. 32 32 Reply

    Look the worst mayor in history….

  10. juan sanchez Reply

    Maxine waters and Michelle Obama are also involved in this hoax. Send this unscrupulous person to jail.

  11. Ernest B Reply

    I can’t even read his name without hearing “joo-see smoh-yay” in my head. Thanks Dave.

  12. Jon Idemoto Reply

    This POS should b in Jail

  13. raul macias Reply

    All I can say is when Jussie Smollett goes to prison, I’m sure he’ll have fun taking care of all those inmates!

  14. Richard's World Traveler Reply

    He deserves punishment if he made false claims. False claims hurt the real claims.

  15. R B Reply

    Juicy smolley… the french actor. Fake news… liberals and media spread the fakenews…. and they get oddly quiet.

  16. Frank Johnson Reply

    he don’t need to be nailed to the cross,but he does need to be humbled with some jail time I think,i really don’t know how right an left ever guna come together again in this entitlement society we now live in,its a sad state were living in now,cuz no one ever got to choose their skin color,i wish the day come about good or evil first,an if it’s possible bring the evil to light,an the world could be a much better place,how ironic it would be if the human race all bled into one an all people find harmony,only to discover a yr later the sun burned out an life was no more

    • RThompson FL169054 Reply

      See! Amerikkka has a serious mental illness.

  17. PoodleDoodle Quilter Reply

    He is ruined

  18. Iwon Reply

    Black folk want to see him in jail too!!

  19. Bev Mark Reply

    LMFAO…Why are you people making this a president Trump issue…Your attention span has a lot to be desired. My humble opinion is Smollett does not have what it takes to draw headlines so he pulled this crap. He fails as a actor and criminal. Give him a year in a state penitentiary. He can experience all the hate crimes he wants there.

  20. John jacobjingle Reply

    It’s about time they get his lying a#$

  21. Baerchenization Reply

    It is not in the interest of justice because police spent so many resources, it is in the interest of justice because first he tried to incite a race war and THEN, with help of friends in high political offices, they tried to hide it under the rug.

  22. Kimberly Myers Reply

    Black Supremest

  23. cg l Reply

    it looked like two aliens walking away from that scene

  24. Norman Osborn Reply


  25. rdobery Reply

    NBC News, huh? Now who’s lying? Personally, I stopped watching you when you became blatant propagandist.

  26. Steve Smith Reply

    Sissy Smellit needs to meet the guys in hoods.

  27. Joji Poji Reply

    Inducted into the rock n roll hall of fame

  28. Voice of truth Reply

    Just remember black racism doesn’t exist lol
    Just imagine if he were white and did this……I wonder what that black lady prosecutor would have done???

  29. Linda York Reply

    If you going to win this case, do not go to Gayle King. Will Oprah Or you will be home. And I wrote. Obox

  30. Cee C Reply

    Poor Jussie🙃😢

  31. That Guy Reply

    directly to JAIL
    do not pass GO

  32. Jumperman 1 Reply

    You left out that they had Make America Great Again hats. How convenient……..

  33. Dick Oldham Reply

    He deserves to serve time..

  34. Grumpy Sega Tech Reply

    I hope he gets the book thrown at him.

  35. bayca Reply

    Jesse small at AKA, Little man boy

  36. Dante Duruisseau Reply

    Not juicy smuyaa (in my Dave Chappell voice)😂😂😂

  37. Ix GRUB xI M Reply

    Wow another black man crying racism. Fuq off

  38. cj smith Reply

    faking a hate crime should be jail time…

  39. Shaun Clark Reply


  40. MrPete60441 Reply

    He is good at getting his name out there…. I never heard of him or the show he was on…..

  41. LeeLoveGL Rayne Reply

    I have mixed feelings about this on one hand he should pay the price with whatever consequences that is but on the other hand he needs psychological therapy and some soul-searching .Also, the embarrassment alone should be enough ……

  42. Frank S Reply

    The Lib media sowed the seeds of ‘White Guilt’…and it bore this fruit.

  43. Ranid Reply


  44. Valelacerte Reply

    Jussie Smollett’s anti-Conservative hoax is only one of tens of hoaxes perpetrated by Democrats between 2017 and 2020, is highly divisive, destabilising and dangerous for society and should be severely punished. If there was a rash of hoaxes portraying any group, other than whites, as inherently racist, it would be a national scandal. However, non-white celebrities, politicians and journalists routinely insult white people without any repercussions.

  45. Rockbomb 2018 Reply

    He lies like a typical democrat

  46. santiago garzon Reply

    He is not special. The law is for everyone.

  47. TheTlewis3074 Reply

    9 murders in Chicago just last weekend. I live in Charlotte where there were 12 charges filed in the UNC Charlotte shootings, but there have been 20 charges filed against Jussie Smollett where no one died and no property was damaged. You tell me.

  48. M B Reply

    Throwing bleach part I don’t quite understood 😂😂he’s nuts .. he needs to go to mental hospital

  49. Shanunoy Nandi Reply

    Ahh yes…i now this man very well… the very well known French Actor… Jussy Smoolyay!!

  50. Aaliyah Kassim Reply

    White people do this all the time but there is no outrage and nobody goes to prison

  51. CartoonPhilosopher Reply

    Justice for Juicey Smoüyey

  52. Mark Fisher Reply

    every trump supporter should sue this moron for slander with a class action suit

  53. Steeldriver Reply

    *Future Juicy:* but they hurt my booty
    *Future Police Guards:* here we go again
    *Future Juicy cell mate:* smiles
    *Song playing:* can’t touch this…

  54. Mike Fernandez Reply

    Putting him in Jail is exactly what he wants because he wants to be around other men and be a prison wife. We should send him to Iran where the peaceful Muslim Community will welcome him with open arms since Islam is a religion of peace.

  55. R L Reply

    So good at being a victim that he’s become a victim of himself. LOL.

  56. Eric O! Reply

    This is the same network that reported this story as totally true. They thought they had their “gotcha ” moment against conservatives.
    Mainstream media is a f***ing joke.

  57. Eric O! Reply

    Only the people who watched Empire new who this dirtbag was . Now the world knows.

  58. First Nations Protected Reply

    If a person has money or famous friends he doesnt have to obey the law. That is the message we got from his previous charges dropped

  59. Thomas Gage Reply

    yesss….. finally we get Juicy justice for jussie smolyay

  60. Landy Bob Reply

    Can’t wait to see juicy sue the city for slander…👻👻

  61. Chief Louie Reply

    He will get 2 weeks max. More surprised is the reporting of NBC about Smollet.

  62. Bigg D Reply

    no..no..no…I was just saying if this did happen to me, this is how it would of went down…I didn’t say it really happened….thx for the advice OJ…..hahahahahaaaahhhahahahahahahaaaaa

  63. Vincent Rose-Pangelinan Reply

    #JusticeForJuicy! 😂✊🏾

  64. TheFallsCapone Reply

    What an utter bellend of a man , the funniest part is when the cops show up to lil juicys apartment, over an hour after the alleged “” Attack “” , and he’s still wearing the washing line noose …WTF ????..😂😂😂😂😂

  65. mcw089 Reply

    Why would NBC report on something that didn’t go CNN’s way?

  66. C m Reply

    Justice for juicy!

  67. Jason Merrill Reply

    I bet he never thought it would blow up like this when Jussie concocted this plan. Glad they are not letting it be brushed under the rug.

  68. d r Reply

    What about Casey Anthony?! She lied to the authorities and murdered a baby, Now you can watch videos of her bar hopping.

  69. NW W Reply

    you getting prison time

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  72. Shiva Yogi Reply

    What Bill did the Senate pass regarding lynching?
    Who were the authors of the Bill?
    What event took place just prior to the passing of the Bill?
    Did the event involve a ‘noose’?
    Did the event sway Senators in their decision to prevent attacks from the news media?
    regarding the Smollett case?
    Did the news media contact many Senators prior to vote seeking out pro/nay in attempt to coerce using Smollett case as foundation for possible future smears?
    What is the mathematical probability of these two events occurring within this same time period?
    What is Smollett’s relationship with senators Booker/Harris?

  73. ModernPlague Reply

    “Hate crime” laws shouldn’t even exist—there are already laws that cover those crimes (harassment, assault, vandalism, etc.). Making laws for “hate crimes” elevates certain groups to special/priveleged status, discourages free speech from applying to discussion of those groups, and encourages members of those groups to make false claims of crimes.

    In England, minor incidents & baseless claims that are not even crimes are now recorded & counted toward “hate crime” statistics.

  74. Russbot Apocalypse 2020 Reply

    Lock these racist pieces of trash up.

  75. damnjustassignmeone Reply

    No reasonable person agrees with this guy. Why were the original charges dropped? I just don’t get that

  76. Larry Lambert Reply

    Sad really how the main stream media made a case of this knowing the doubt that was from the very beginning. They should be held just as accountable!!

  77. Aaron Lustenberger Reply

    Lol karma

  78. ROrlando SP Reply

    Great news!!

  79. Redhook Brooklyn Reply

    Jesse on drugs for real

  80. El Chingon Reply

    Remember what Smollett said when they dropped the original 16 charges against him last year? “I would not bring my family, our lives or THE MOVEMENT through a fire like this.” The movement? This dude is a total woke POS. He’s the poster boy for the left’s unrestrained lunacy, hypocrisy and evil.

  81. Alisha L Reply

    Haha NBC must have had to hold its nose when they did this story. Losers

  82. Shaun Sweeney Reply

    People are going to Prison for 5 year’s for traffic violations! The whole system is broken and corrupt and we don’t need Government at all.

  83. B K Reply

    He thought he in the Body Guard movie,what a fool

  84. M P Reply

    Kamala Harris name all over this the cover up part.

  85. Hoosier James Reply

    Kind of funny since empire got cancelled

  86. Eric Leavitt Reply


  87. Frank S Reply

    Funny how many use the ‘ I’m a powerless minority’ gag as a weapon.

  88. Jay Miller Reply

    Lets hope he goes to jail for ten years.

  89. fat matt Reply

    Can sing….play instruments…..
    Act… not too old..
    Coulda became an amazing being…..
    Beyond sad his ….chosen path…

  90. L RQ Reply

    While Empire actor Jussie Smollett has been having a tough week so far, there appears to be a silver lining: cable news channel CNN has offered Smollett a job as an investigative reporter and on-air anchor after witnessing his skills at fabricating a story entirely out of thin air.

  91. Medic Ceja Reply

    Equal rights baby! 😎

  92. J Moore Reply

    I wonder if he reads comments.
    Hi Jussie!

  93. ma pa Reply

    Any penalty less than what someone would have received for the crimes he alleged is too little.

  94. Alex Ling Reply

    Where did this end up?

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