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Prosecutors drop charges against Jussie Smollett

Prosecutors drop charges against Jussie Smollett

Prosecutors in Chicago have dropped all charges against US actor Jussie Smollett. The Empire star had been charged with sixteen felony accounts making a false police report over a homophobic and racist attack he reported in January. The actor was facing up to three years in prison but now all charges have been dropped. The actor reported […]

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Empire star Jussie Smollett charged for filing false police report

Empire star Jussie Smollett charged for filing false police report

Actor Jussie Smollett has been charged by Chicago police for filing a false report over an alleged attack last month. The Empire star received a wave of community and celebrity support in January after he claimed to have been attacked, burned with chemicals and had a rope tied around his neck by two men shouting “This […]

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Twenty years since Ellen declared “Yep, I’m Gay”

Twenty years since Ellen declared “Yep, I’m Gay”

This month it’s 20 years since comedian Ellen DeGeneres came out. The ground-breaking declaration saw Ellen appearing on the cover of TIME magazine and doing an interview on the Oprah Winfrey show. At the same time Ellen Morgan, the character DeGeneres played on her sitcom Ellen, also came out to her friends and colleagues. The […]

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Jussie Smollett, Star of ‘Empire’ Comes Out

Jussie Smollett, Star of ‘Empire’ Comes Out

Jussie Smollett is an actor best known for playing aspiring musician Jamal Lyon in the TV series ‘Empire’, which follows the story of hip hop and entertainment company ‘Empire Enterprises’ and its founding family. Smollett’s sexuality has been subject to public speculation since it was revealed his character on ‘Empire’ is gay. His portrayal of […]

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