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Jussie Smollett

Chicago Police Release Jussie Smollett Documents

Chicago Police Release Jussie Smollett Documents Chicago police have released text messages and other documents that are related to the Jussie Smollett case that reveal more about the communication between Smollett and the two Nigerian brothers that are also involved in the case. There were texts of Smollett asking the brothers for drugs months before… Read more »

Lee Daniels

Lee Daniels is Shopping for a New Network For Star

Lee Daniels is shopping for a new network for Star.  I am so glad…I love Star!  From Queen Latifah,  to Patti Labelle, to Luke James this show rocks!  I was so disappointed to hear the show was cancelled.  But Star creator Lee Daniels says for to stay tuned because he is shopping for a new… Read more »

Jussie Smollett

Empire Rating’s Bottom Out for Jussie Finale

Empire Rating’s bottom out for Jussie Finale.  I still have not seen Wednesday’s episode of the first black homosexual wedding on Empire (I taped it and will watch tonight) and it looks like it did not bring the ratings they had hoped for  either.  Yep I don’t know if the Jussie Smollett scandal is the… Read more »

Brandy

Brandy and Monica Going on Tour – Kind Of

Brandy and Monica Are Going on Tour – Kind Of Brandy and Monica have had their differences in the past but it looks like they can get along for the sake of music…and making some money. The two ladies are part of a tour called Femme It Forward. Each show has a curated all-female lineup…. Read more »

City of Chicago Sues Jussie Smollett

City of Chicago sues Jussie Smollett.  We knew it was coming.  As promised,  the City of Chicago has filed a lawsuit against Jussie Smollett for the $130,000 to cover the cost for man and woman power used for the “alleged” attack that took place in January.  The cost could go up with additional charges being… Read more »

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 »

Lee Daniels

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 »

Empire Cast

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 »

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 »