In this February 21 file photo, actor Jussie Smollett leaves Cook County jail following his release in Chicago. Photo: AP

Empire actor Jussie Smollett, accused of hoaxing hate crime to get pay rise, ‘is indicted on 16 charges’

  • Jussie Smollett was previously charged in a single-count of lying to police about a supposed racist and homophobic attack by supporters of Donald Trump
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In this February 21 file photo, actor Jussie Smollett leaves Cook County jail following his release in Chicago. Photo: AP
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Yonden Lhatoo
Yonden Lhatoo
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SCMP Columnist

Just Saying by Yonden Lhatoo

Jussie Smollett and Nick Sandmann prove Donald Trump can be right about the ‘fake news media’ bias against him

  • Yonden Lhatoo cites the cases of a gay actor and a Catholic high school pupil to illustrate how the US president is regularly maligned by the liberal media

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