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Jussie Smollett Charged With Filing False Police Report

The Cook County State's Attorney's Office Wednesday approved felony charges against Empire star Jussie Smollett for filing a false police report and disorderly conduct.

Chicago Police Department Chief Communications Officer Anthony Guglielmi shared on Twitter.

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The charges, which came hours after the Chicago P.D. officially named Smollett a suspect, stem from a report Smollett filed on Jan. 29 that alleged he had been attacked by two men, who yelled homophobic and racial slurs at the actor and singer.