Jussie Smollett is back in the news, thanks to comedian Dave Chappelle who roasted him during his latest Nextflix special, “Sticks and Stones.”

You can watch the clip here:

Smollett is still standing by his story, claiming every “iota” of it is true. However, now his lawyer is chiming in with a rather bizarre angle to the story.

His lawyer is shrugging over the possibility that Jussie Smollett may have lied – saying even if he did lie, it’s actually the Chicago police officers’ fault for taking him so “seriously.”

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What the heck?

It doesn’t seem possible, but the Jussie Smollett case just got more infuriating.

As if it wasn’t enough that the “Empire” star was charged with staging a fake anti-gay attack back in January and insulting the character of millions of President Donald Trump’s supporters, Smollett’s attorneys are now insulting the country’s intelligence.

In a court motion reported by the Chicago Sun-Times on Wednesday, Smollett’s lawyers are claiming that even if the actor was behind a faked attack, it wasn’t his fault that the Chicago Police Department decided to investigate the case so thoroughly.


According to the Sun-Times, the bizarre claim was made by Smollett’s legal team in the case where the city is attempting to recover more than $130,000 spent in overtime and other costs related to investigating the alleged attack.

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On Jan. 29, Smollett reported to police that he’d been assaulted by two men during an early morning confrontation in downtown Chicago. The men allegedly splashed Smollett with a chemical and placed a rope around his neck while shouting “This is MAGA country,” referring to Trump’s “Make America Great Again” slogan.

Considering Chicago is a deeply Democratic city where Trump supporters are few and far between — much less attacking black, gay actors at 2 a.m. on a freezing winter morning — the case drew widespread attention, as Smollett knew it would.

Smollett was eventually charged with 16 counts of making a false report — charges that were eventually dismissed by the Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office, to the outrage of much of the country.

In the filing reported by the Sun-Times, Smollett’s attorneys did not admit that Smollett had lied to police but stated that even if he did, he had no control over the cops’ decision to launch a large investigation. [Western Journal]

This is the best example of a smug elitist who refuses to take responsibility for his actions.

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This is also why the justice system would have been doing Mr. Smollett a huge favor by throwing the book at him.

That way this entitled little twerp could learn a thing or two about right and wrong, and maybe gain some humility, to boot.

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