Judge Dismisses Jussie Smollett’s Countersuit Against City of Chicago

Published: Friday 24th Apr 2020 by Rashad

Just a month after an Illinois court denied Jussie Smollett‘s motion to overturn his second set of charges stemming from that alleged 2019 hate attack (click here to read more), the singer-actor has suffered a second loss thanks to U.S. federal judge.

Details inside:

In November 2019 (as we reported here), Smollett sued the City of Chicago for malicious prosecution.

In the claim, the 37-year-old says he was wrongfully pursued – a set of events that caused “humiliation, mental anguish, extreme emotional distress, reputational harm, and substantial economic damages.”  This, after the Windy City sued him for $130,000 to recoup the cost of investigation surrounding his mysteriously dropped criminal case.

Now, as he awaits trial for the six new charges related to the reported hoax hate attack (click here to read more), a federal judge has rendered a decision regarding his previously filed countersuit.


“A U.S. federal judge dismissed a lawsuit brought by former “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett who accused the city of Chicago of malicious prosecution in concluding that his claim to having been the victim of a racist and homophobic beating was a hoax.

U.S. District Judge Virginia Kendall said in the ruling, published on the court’s website, that Smollett ‘cannot bring a state malicious claim until proceedings against him have been terminated.'”


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  1. Clarksooon April 24, 2020

    Before spastic kamilla fan didnt come I write, nobody interests with normany

    • Yk April 24, 2020

      You are obsessed with normani and camilla. They both have nothing to do with this article. Get a life!!

  2. J April 24, 2020

    Jussie opened the gates of hell against himself. Not sure how he’s still being charged after being dismissed but I wish him well.

    • Likebutdon’tLove April 24, 2020

      I agree. I think that in some weird way he was really hoping that this gigantic lie he told was actually going to work in his favor but it didn’t and now he just looks crazy out here the these skreets. I’m honestly tired of it all of now but I wish him well. He’s lost at this point career wise at least

  3. Charli Cheer Up April 25, 2020

    Poor puppy but he was being naughty tbh. That counter sue against the court to save face did him no favors. I’m sure he’ll bounce back from this like Robert Downey Jr, Mark Wahlberg and Winona Ryder did but it will take a few years before this mess is cleared from his name.

  4. I love big black c** April 25, 2020

    Give this handsome man a chance. He’s a nice snack after all. He was just trying to embrace his race and LGBT power for doing those kinda bad stuff. I know it’s wrong but he deserves a other chance.

  5. Black Ja$mine, The REAL Princess Ja$mine Okurrr. April 25, 2020

    Just lock this scum up already.

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