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Jussie Smollett was sentenced to 150 days in prison and 2.5 years of probation for an anti-gay attack.

A Chicago court sentenced Josie Smollett to 150 days in prison and 30 months of probation on Thursday. You will also have to pay $120,000 in compensation and $25,000 in fines. Actor in the Empire series Convicted in DecemberBecause he feigned a hate crime against himself to increase his awareness.






Jussie Smollett (right) leaves the Leighton Criminal Court building in Chicago.

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“Nothing I am doing here today comes close to the damage you have done to yourself. It has ruined his life so far.” Judge James Lynn told Smollett. An actor who continues to plead that he is not innocent can appeal the sentence.

Smollett, shaking his fist in the air upon hearing the punishment, repeatedly shouted that he was innocent and had no suicidal intentions.

Smollett was prosecuted for saying he had two men in January 2019 attackHe was beaten, insulted for the color of his skin and homosexuality, they chanted winning slogans, doused him with chlorine, and finally threw a rope around his neck. The alleged attackers were eventually caught, they said the actor had hired them, and had just launched the attack.

A month later, Smollett was arrested and charged with paying $3,500 to a brother and sister for pretending to attack. Prosecutors say Chicago police sacrificed “an unreasonable amount of time and resources” for Smollett’s action. (ReutersAnd the from the inside)

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