Jussie Smollett: A Movie Premiere Or More Jail Time?

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  • Source: Wayne Dupree
  • 03/01/2024
It seems like Jussie Smollett is changing for the better. The former Empire star recently completed a five-month stint in rehab and has hired a new management team to get him ready for the release of a new movie. He is currently awaiting word on whether the Illinois Supreme Court will hear his appeal of his disorderly conduct conviction from his false reporting of an alleged hate crime from 2021, according to TMZ.

The 41-year-old Smollett was observed reading Matthew Perry's autobiography on his own battles with addiction after enrolling in an outpatient treatment center in October. According to TMZ, he "put in the effort, focused on his health and being regular with his exercises."

According to Deadline, Smollett is now preparing for The Lost Holiday's debut at some point this year. His Empire co-star Vivica A. Fox, who has been a strong defender of Smollett since he was implicated in the hate crime hoax, stars in the film that he directs, according to Revolt. It is unclear whether he will be available for the release. Should his appeal be unsuccessful, he will have to spend five months in jail.


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