Charges Dropped Against Empire Star Jussie Smollett Over Hate Crime Hoax

Jussie Smollett, a professional liar of both the acting and criminal world, has escaped serving serious jail time despite recently being convicted of hiring two men to orchestrate a fake hate crime against himself. Chicago prosecutors dropped all 16 felony counts made against the 36-year-old Empire star, including false statements and reports provided to law…