Jussie Smollett is scheduled to be arraigned on Monday, and Mayor Lori Lightfoot said Sunday that Smollett should be held accountable.
H/T: CBS Chicago
“He needs to face the charges. He committed a crime, and he needs to be prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law, and we are going to continue to aggressively make him accountable for the wasted police resources that went into investigating what turned out to be a total hoax,” Mayor Lightfoot said.
Actor Jussie Smollett to Be Indicted on 6 New Chargeshttps://t.co/iGSZMqBxLn— Breitbart News (@BreitbartNews) February 24, 2020
Olabinjo and Abimbola Osundairo, who allegedly helped stage the attack on Jussie Smollett, arrive at court. Their attorney says "they’re supporting the process.”" pic.twitter.com/x2IlHcgCaS— Carol Eggers (@ceggersmidwest) February 24, 2020
“They are here because they want the truth to be told.”— Eric Cox (@EricCoxTV) February 24, 2020
Attorney representing brothers Ola & Abel Osundairo says her clients are here for Smollett’s arraignment to “support the process”.
The siblings say Smollett’s report of a racist & homophobic attack was a hoax.@cbschicago pic.twitter.com/PEMtFE9AdR