Metropolis of Chicago Will Sue Actor
For Price of Investigating ‘Assault’
4/4/2019 3:55 PM PDT
Jussie Smollett is about to get sued by the Metropolis of Chicago and, all by way of the course of, he may efficiently go on trial for allegedly faking the “assault.”
As we reported, the Metropolis of Chicago fired off a letter to Jussie’s of us, demanding $130,000 for the worth of investigating the case. Jussie’s of us educated the Metropolis to go pound sand.
The Metropolis wished to attend 7 days earlier to submitting a civil lawsuit in opposition to the actor. Precisely the 7 days has now handed, and the Metropolis has made its intentions clear — they’re going ahead with the lawsuit.
A spokesman for the Metropolis says, “Mr. Smollett has refused to reimburse the Metropolis of Chicago for the worth of police further time spent investigating his false police report on January 29, 2019. The Regulation Division is now drafting a civil grievance which can very precisely be filed all by way of the Circuit Courtroom of Put collectively dinner dinner County. As shortly on account of it is filed, the Regulation Division will ship a courtesy copy of the grievance to Mr. Smollett’s L.A. based mostly utterly totally totally totally totally totally totally licensed group.”
The stakes are excessive for Jussie … the Metropolis can ask for Three circumstances the precise value of investigation … $390,000.
Along with, in an effort to win, the Metropolis should current that it is further seemingly than not that Jussie faked the “assault.” This, in impression, areas Jussie on trial earlier to an administrative regulation choose.
As , the State’s Lawyer dropped the jail case in opposition to Jussie the place he confronted 16 felony counts.