All charges DROPPED against Empire actor Jussie Smollett

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A stunning reversal by prosecutors in Chicago.

The state is dropping all charges against empire actor Jussie Smollett.

He was charged with disorderly conduct, accused of staging a phony attack and claiming he was the victim of a hate crime.

Smollett was in a Leighton criminal courthouse for an emergency hearing on Tuesday.

It’s unclear why all the charges were dropped against smollett.

His attorney’s released a statement Tuesday saying smollett was a victim who was vilified and made to appear as a perpetrator as a result of false and inappropriate remarks made to the public causing an inappropriate rush to judgment.

Smollett’s spokesperson said his record would be fully expunged.

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