Empire actor Jussie Smollett is in serious trouble. Smollett according a police report filed January 29, 2019 by Smollett he was attach and menaced by supremacist. However Chicago police have investigated two suspects with ties to Smollett and charged him with disorderly conduct and filling a false police report. If found guilty its not likely that Smollett will serve any prison time but because of the publicity of his allegations he may get probation with intensive community service. Most in the legal profession assumed Smollett would get a recognizance bond and release on his own signature. However, the Judge deemed Smollett a flight risk and order him to turn over his passport and set a $100,000 cash bond in which Smollett paid the court $10,000..
The nation has weighed in and even President Trump feels Smollett’s actions where distasteful and an apology is due. During a press conference, the Chicago superintendent Eddie Johnson made reference to Smollett’s bogus police reports and the harm his false report caused to not only the city of Chicago, but the black community and the LGBT community. He refereed to Smollett’s antics as a smack in the face to the city of Chicago. TMZ and other news outlets recorded Smollett leaving court after posting a $100, 000 bond under arm guard and getting into a black SUV.