Jussie Smollett made her first red carpet appearance after she was pulled out of life in the eyes of the public while dealing with ongoing legal issues.
The former “Empire” star has been the subject of controversy for years after he faked a hate crime incident in 2019.
However, the actor defended his innocence in July when he told LBL that he was participating in a “dog and pony show” and that he entered homophobic attacks, including renewed charges, including six criminal misdemeanors, for lying to police about racism.
On Friday, the 39-year-old actor made his directorial debut in Harlem on the premiere of his directorial debut “B-Boy Blues.”
Jussie Smollett sued the city of Chicago for malicious prosecution
People Reportedly, the film is based on James Earl Hardy’s 1994 novel of the same name. It was produced by Smollett’s Supermagic Movies with Hardy and others.
It follows the relationship between 27-year-old journalist Michelle Crawford and 21-year-old bike messenger and bungee boy Rahim Rivers, known as B-Boy, who is battling homophobia after falling in love. Bar in New York City. Although the film is complete and can be screened, it is still looking for distributors before it can be viewed more widely by the public.
“To see all the love on film is so beautiful,” he said in his Instagram story. “More to come as I’m catching on. But for everyone who came out with so much love and community last night … @bboybluesfilm on behalf of everyone, thank you.”
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Smollett was due to appear in court again on November 29 for his role in the phony hate crime. She originally told police that in 2019, she was attacked by two men who shouted racist and homophobic abuse at her. It is said that the rope around his neck was poured with liquid. However, two men who worked on “Empire” came forward and accused him of paying $ 3,500 to carry out the entire attack as a publicity stunt.
Charges for the case were initially dropped and the actor forfeited a $ 10,000 bond. However, a year later, Cook County Special Prosecutor Dan Webb has lied to the Chicago Police Department for six new disorderly conduct.