Jussie Smollett Arrest UPDATE

Jussie Smollett's recent charges have been dropped!

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As some of you may remember, popular actor Jussie Smollett was arrested due to police believing he staged his own assault. Jussie Smollett was close to being put in prison for years, but as of today, the charges dropped, and people have some thoughts about that. For one, Jussie Smollett is still saying he never staged the assault, saying that “I have been truthful and consistent on every single level since day one”, but Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel doesn’t believe Jussie Smollett, and is outraged at the decision to drop the charges “This is a person now who has been let off Scot-free with no sense of accountability of the moral and ethical wrong of his actions,” Emanuel said. Rahm Emanuel isn’t the only one upset about the news, even the Chicago police superintendent Eddie Johnson believed that justice wasn’t served, and that he stands behind his departments investigation, weirder yet, Eddie Johnson only learned about the dropped charges through the news, just like the rest of the public, which he finds “sends an ambiguous message that there is no accountability and that is wrong”. Not everyone is against Jussie Smollett though, Fox, the company that owns Jussie Smollett’s show, is fully supporting Jussie Smollett, with  spokesperson Chris Alexander saying in his statement that “Jussie Smollett has always maintained his innocence and we are gratified that all charges against him have been dismissed”.