(CHICAGO) — A Chicago judge on Friday named a special prosecutor to look into why state prosecutors abruptly dropped charges against Jussie Smollett that accused him of staging a racist, anti-gay attack against himself and lying about it to investigators. The former “Empire” actor, who is black and gay, maintains that the January attack was…

via Judge Appoints Special Prosecutor to Jussie Smollett Case to Examine Why Charges Were Dropped — TIME

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