Jussie Smollett ‘staged attack over salary’


Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson has expressed his outrage at Jussie Smollett for allegedly betraying the African American and LGBT communities to further his career in a “publicity stunt.”

The Superintendent said Smollett created the ruse because “he was dissatisfied with his salary” on “Empire.”

If you recall, the actor is charged with filing a false police report after he said he was the victim of a homophobic and racist attack.

Take a brief listen to what Superintendent Eddie Johnson had to say in a press conference earlier.


The Superintendent also said the wounds on Smollett were most likely “self-inflicted.”

He also spoke about the harm caused by filing a false report.