Police now consider Jussie Smollett a suspect in setting up his own attack
"Jussie Smollett is now officially classified as a suspect in a criminal investigation by #ChicagoPolice for filing a false police report (Class 4 felony)," Chicago Police Department spokesman Anthony Guglielmi tweeted this evening, in the first official confirmation that the police were investigating the Empire star. "Detectives are currently presenting evidence before a Cook County Grand Jury." The tweet comes hours after Smollett's attorneys met with police investigators. The meeting came the same day that celebrity defense attorney Mark Geragos, who last week settled with the NFL in the Colin Kaepernick collusion case, joined Smollett's legal team. According to CNN, detectives are working to obtain the actor's financial records.
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