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Highlighted by a openly “pissed”-off Superintendent Eddie Johnson , the police claimed Smollett “orchestrated this crime” and the attack last month to “promote his career” and get a pay raise by taking “advantage of the pain and anger of racism.” There was actually little mention of such a pay raise in the courtroom this afternoon.Smollett is paid 0,000 an episode on ‘s network and production company released its most tepid statement of support in the Smollett matter.“We are evaluating the situation and we are considering our options,” 20th Century Fox TV and Fox Entertainment said Thursday morning.Those options could see Smollett suspended or even booted off just days after Fox was adamant the actor was “core” to the drama toplined by Taraji P. The incident in question originally was described by Smollett as an attack that left him beaten, drenched in bleach, and with a rope slung around his neck.
We want to be clear, this was a racial and homophobic hate crime." "Jussie has told the police everything from the very beginning.
But on Saturday Chicago police released a statement confirming a pivot in the direction of their investigation after interviewing the two Nigerian brothers who were initially considered suspects.
"We can confirm that the information received from the individuals questioned by police earlier in the Empire case has in fact shifted the trajectory of the investigation," spokesman Anthony Guglielmi said.
Those details include that the original plan was to pour gasoline over Smollett, not the bleach actually used, and that the attack was scheduled for January 28 but the actor was delayed in returning from NYC to Chicago.
As family members such as alum Jurnee Smollett and his lawyers stood behind Smollett, the openly gay actor who plays the openly gay Jamal Lyon on the hit Fox hip-hop drama was seen shaking his head, looking around and taking a series of deep breaths as the information and more was revealed in court.Although defense lawyers insisted Smollett need to get back to work on , the judge today seemed to care less, calling the incident “utterly outrageous” and “despicable” if the actor is found guilty.