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Prosecutors Drop All 16 Charges Against Jussie Smollett

The state’s attorney’s office says the actor’s community service and agreement to forfeit his bond led it to dismiss the charges.

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Jussie Smollett Opens Up About Traumatic Assault

The “Empire” star spoke to “Good Morning America” about the racist and homophobic assault he survived in Chicago—and the people who question his honesty.