Jussie Smollett’s time in prison has stirred up a lot of controversy. The former “Empire” star was sentenced to 150 days in jail for faking a hate crime against himself. Jussie Smollett still insists on his innocence in the event from 2021 and recently claimed that the encounter taught him who his true friends are.
Jussie Smollett has spoken out on the effects of his 2021 conviction after it was determined by the court that he had lied to the police about being the victim of a hate crime. The disgraced former Empire actor claimed he is “grateful” for the opportunity. He said that it revealed the snakes in the grass and taught him who his true pals are.
The host expressed concern for Jussie during a recent interview on Sway in the Morning. Jussie Smollett thinks favorably of the event, despite acknowledging that it sounds so strange. The actor-turned-director remembered some guidance he received in April 2019 from a trusted buddy.
You may look at everything now and think that this is bad. You needed to mow the lawn so you could see all the snakes in your grass.
After lying to authorities about being attacked by white, MAGA-loving Trump supporters who reportedly targeted him because he was Black and gay, the actor was found guilty in December 2021. He was convicted of felony disorderly conduct in March after submitting fake police complaints. Jussie Smollett was given a sentence of 30 months of probation and 150 days in county jail. Check out the video below.
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