The city of Chicago has against the American actor Jussi Smollett (36) a complaint filed. The actor would be a false report of a homophobic attack have done, and that the police have many hours of overtime worried.
The authorities have the complaint confirmed to the website ‘Entertainment Tonight’. They demand the star of the tv series ‘Empire’ a fine of 130,000 dollars or 116.000 euro. “More than 24 agents were deployed to the false statements of Smollett to investigate”, sounds it in a statement of the city council.
The lawyer of Smollett has already stated that his client the penalty will not pay. The gay African-American actor has, according to the police, two men paid for it in January, a racist and homophobic attack on him to produce.
The public ministry is surprised by the charges against Smollett to drop, but the mayor of Chicago Rahm Emanuel was furious. He said that Smollett the city ‘abused’ had.