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Jussie Smollett Files Lawsuit Against Chicago Over Malicious Prosecution

Jussie Smollett sued Chicago on Tuesday for malicious prosecution surrounding the racist attack he allegedly staged against himself in earlier this year.

Jussie Smollett says the $10,000 he was mandated to pay after the criminal case against him was closed should prevent the city of Chicago from seeking reimbursement for the police investigation following his claim, back in January 2019, that he was a victim of a racist and homophobic attack.

Attorneys for the former “Empire” actor filed a response Tuesday to Chicago’s lawsuit in federal court. They also filed a counterclaim against the city, saying Smollett was the victim of a malicious prosecution that caused humiliation and extreme distress.

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