Posts Tagged: Lee Daniels

Jussie Smollett

Jussie Smollett Says Chicago is Trying to Intimidate Him

Jussie Smollett Says Chicago Is Trying To Intimidate Him The Jussie Smollett drama continues. With the city of Chicago preparing to file a $130,000 civil suit against Smollett for the cost of investigating his alleged assault incident, Jussie’s attorney Mark Geragos is about to get litigious himself. Geragos might file a defamation suit against the… Read more »

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Lee Daniels Speaks Out on Jussie Smollett Scandal

Lee Daniels speaks out on Jussie Smollett scandal.  Ever since the Jussie Smollett scandal came to light, we heard from castmates Terrance Howard, and Taraji P Henson, but we have not heard from Empire creator Lee Daniels, until now.  Lee Daniels admits that these past few weeks have been a roller coaster ride, with all… Read more »

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Ratings Down for Midseason Premiere of “Empire”

Ratings Down for Midseason Premiere of “Empire” We’re not sure if we can totally attribute this to the Jussie Smollett case but ratings for Empire are down. The midseason premiere of the drama had the second worse ratings of any episode ever. Among people 18 to 49, only 4.4 million total viewers tuned in on… Read more »

Jussie Smollett

Jussie Smollett Pleads Not Guilty

Jussie Smollett Pleads Not Guilty Jussie Smollett returned to court on Thursday morning. He pleaded not guilty to 16 counts of disorderly conduct from filing a false police report for the alleged staged hate crime against him. Each of the 16 counts carries up to three years in prison and a $25,000 fine. A grand… Read more »

Tyrese Set to Play R & B Legend Teddy Pendergrass [VIDEO]

Tyrese has just landed the role to star as his idol Teddy Pendergrass in an upcoming  biopic.  Warner Bros has signed on to do the film after the studio acquired the life rights to Teddy’s life.  In other interesting news, Tyrese will also be serving as producer of the film with Teddy’s widow Joan and… Read more »

Jussie Smollett

Jussie Smollett Staged Assault for Better Salary

Jussie Smollett staged assault for better salary.   Oh no!!  I was so hoping this was not true.  Actor Jussie Smollett was arrested for filing a false police report which is a felony. Now reports are coming out that he staged this whole thing for a better salary.  Career advancement.   What??  His legal team… Read more »