Jussie Smollett Did NOT Pay Brother $3,500 for ‘Attack’ 2/23/2019 9:00 AM PST EXCLUSIVE The Chicago PD claims Jussie Smollett paid Ola and Abel Osundairo $3,500 to fake an attack, but sources connected to the case tell TMZ that’s just not the case. Our sources say the brothers made a deal with Jussie to train
Jussie Smollett Skewered by ‘The Daily Show’ … In Fake Movie Trailer 2/23/2019 1:44 PM PST [embedded content] Charles Barkley‘s not the only one getting laughs at Jussie Smollett‘s expense — Trevor Noah‘s team spoofed the “Empire” star hard … and it’s pretty hilarious. “The Daily Show” put together a fake movie trailer mocking Jussie’s
Jussie Smollett Hoax May Have Been Concocted After Attack on Lee Daniels’ Gay Cousin 2/23/2019 1:00 AM PST EXCLUSIVE Jussie Smollett might have gotten the idea to stage his own attack after Lee Daniels talked about his cousin getting assaulted because he’s gay … at least that’s what some members of the “Empire” cast think. Sources close to
Killer Mike Jussie Should Apologize … And We Should Move On 2/23/2019 12:30 AM PST EXCLUSIVE The Jussie Smollett ”attack” has enraged millions of Americans, but for Killer Mike, it’s no big deal. We got the rapper Friday at LAX, and his take is very different from most. He says, after all, Jussie’s an actor and actors assume
Ice Cube, LL Cool J Get Billion Dollar Backing In Quest to Buy Sports TV Stations 2/22/2019 12:18 PM PST EXCLUSIVE Ice Cube and LL Cool J just got major reinforcements in the pursuit of sports TV supremacy — we’re told they just secured several BILLION dollar commitments in their push to buy a group
Jussie Smollett ‘Fess Up if You’re Guilty, We’ll Support You … Says Bishop O.C. Allen 2/22/2019 1:31 PM PST EXCLUSIVE Jussie Smollett needs to know he still has throngs of backers — who will remain by his side — IF he would just admit the crimes he’s committed … at least according to his friend, Bishop O.C.
T.I.’s Sister Precious Harris Dead At 66 2/22/2019 10:56 AM PST EXCLUSIVE T.I.‘s older sister, Precious Harris, has died … according to her daughter. Precious died Friday, just over a week after getting in a super serious car accident in Atlanta. Her daughter shared a tribute to her mom, saying … “From my bestfriend on earth
Jussie Smollett Unwelcome for Some at ‘Empire’ … Several Cast Members Want Him Axed 2/22/2019 1:00 AM PST EXCLUSIVE Jussie Smollett betrayed the trust of his “Empire” coworkers and damaged the show’s image, and now several cast members want him written off immediately … according to our sources. We’re told many of the “Empire” actors
Jerry Springer If Jussie Wanted a Pay Raise He Should’ve Put in the Work, Not Lie 2/21/2019 4:57 PM PST EXCLUSIVE Jerry Springer says there’s a simple solution Jussie Smollett could’ve pursued if he wanted a bump in salary from “Empire” brass — get on the grind … and lay off the alleged lies. The famed
Jussie Smollett Cops Say ‘Attack’ Plans Started with Text … ‘Might Need Your Help on the Low’ Breaking News Jussie Smollett sent a text to the Osundairo brothers 4 days before the allegedly staged attack went down … then met with them to go over details, including dousing the actor in gasoline. Prosecutors detailed the
Beyonce & Jay-Z Didn’t Drop $$ for Meghan Painting … But Artist Says It’s Cool!!! 2/21/2019 12:30 AM PST EXCLUSIVE [embedded content] The artist behind a Meghan Markle painting Beyonce and Jay-Z used during the Brit Awards says they never got his permission, nor did they pay him a cent — but he’s letting it slide. Tim O’Brien tells us … he
Jussie Smollett Indicted for Felony by Grand Jury … Filing False Police Report 2/20/2019 5:03 PM PST Jussie Smollett has just been indicted for a felony … filing a false police report, and the stakes are 3 years in prison. A Cook County Grand Jury handed down the indictment late Wednesday, after grand jurors heard testimonies
Jussie Smollett Ready to Talk to Cops Again … Grand Jury, Brothers Standing By 2/20/2019 9:04 AM PST EXCLUSIVE Jussie Smollett and/or his attorneys are prepared to sit down with police, and that decision staved off a grand jury at the 11th hour … TMZ has learned. Ola and Abel Osundairo were at a Chicago
Jussie Smollett He Gets One Hail Mary … Before Case Goes to Grand Jury 2/20/2019 12:50 AM PST EXCLUSIVE The ball is in Jussie Smollett‘s court, and we’re told the ONLY way he can stave off a grand jury investigation is to meet with cops and somehow convince them the “attack” was real. As we
‘Fyre’ Star Andy King Glad I Trusted Director … My Oral Sex Story is Paying Off!!! 2/19/2019 3:02 PM PST EXCLUSIVE Andy King‘s blown away by his newfound fame — courtesy of his infamous scene in Netflix’s “Fyre” documentary — but admits he almost missed out, because he wanted it on the editing room floor.
Jussie Smollett Criminal Defense Attorney Mark Geragos … On The Case 2/19/2019 11:54 AM PST Mark Geragos reportedly is close to becoming Jussie Smollett‘s new criminal defense lawyer, and all signs were pointing to it Monday night. Geragos appeared on CNN and made a ferocious case supporting Jussie and throwing major shade on the Chicago