City of Chicago to sue Jussie Smollett

Jussie Smollett will be sued by the City of Chicago after “refusing to reimburse” the cost of investigating an alleged assault on him in the city. Prosecutors say what the homophobic and racist attack was staged to boost the actor’s career, but Smollett has always maintained his innocence. The 36-year-old was given seven days to pay $130,000 (£99,000) to cover the investigation’s cost. The deadline passed on Thursday and now a civil complaint will be filed. The City of Chicago’s law department said it will “pursue the full measure of…

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