‘Empire’ Actor Jussie Smollet Charged With Filing False Police Report

In an update on the investigation on Jussie Smollett, the ‘Empire’ actor is now charged with filing a false police report.

Chicago’s police superintendent says Smollet paid two brother to fake a racist and homophobic assault.

They also placed a noose around his neck.

Police say scratches in a picture Smollet took of himself are likely self-inflicted.

The actor has now posted bond and surrendered his passport.

His legal team says they plan to aggressively fight the charges.