Actor Jussie Smollett leaves the courthouse with his siblings after being convicted on five of six charges against him. Photo: AP
Actor Jussie Smollett leaves the courthouse with his siblings after being convicted on five of six charges against him. Photo: AP

US actor Jussie Smollett found guilty of staging racist, homophobic attack, lying to police

  • A jury found the former Empire actor guilty on five counts of disorderly conduct, but his lawyers said they would appeal
  • Prosecutors said he recruited two brothers to fake the attack near his home in Chicago in 2019 for publicity

Topic |   United States
Actor Jussie Smollett leaves the courthouse with his siblings after being convicted on five of six charges against him. Photo: AP
Actor Jussie Smollett leaves the courthouse with his siblings after being convicted on five of six charges against him. Photo: AP
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