Jussie Smollett Sentenced to 150 Days for False Flag Hate Crime

'You're just a charlatan pretending to be a victim of a hate crime,' judge tells Empire actor.

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A judge sentenced actor Jussie Smollett to 150 days in prison Thursday for filing multiple false police reports alleging he was the victim of a brutal hate crime.

“You’re just a charlatan pretending to be a victim of a hate crime,” Cook County Circuit Court Judge James Linn told Smollett during sentencing.

The former Empire cast member reportedly responded to the sentence by repeatedly yelling, “I am not suicidal!” according to NBC News.

Last December, Smollett was found guilty on 5 of 6 felony disorderly conduct counts, each carrying a maximum sentence of three years in prison.

More on this as it develops…


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