Jussie Smollett is being held in the psychiatric ward of a Chicago prison – and his brother flips over.
The 39-year-old “Empire” actor, who remains in Cook County Jail He was sentenced to five months in prison Behind bars for a hate crime, he was thrown into ward for paperwork, his brother claims.
“What is very disturbing is that there was a note attached to the papers today, and it came on the front of his cell… that he is in danger of harming himself,” Jocqui Smollett said on Instagram.
“I just want to make it clear to people that he’s in no way in danger of self-harm, and he wants to tell people that he’s very stable, he’s very strong, he’s healthy and healthy,” Brother said in a Saturday post.
It’s not true,” said Jockey Smollett. “This is a complete lack of justice. It is annoying, it is terrible.”
Officials said last week that Jussie Smollett of Just that he wasn’t suicidal As he was taken out of court on Thursday, he will be placed under protective custody.
a A law enforcement source told TMZ That the troubled actor was in the psychological ward because it is one of the areas in the prison where high-profile prisoners are housed.
Jussie Smollett was found guilty of five counts of felony disorderly conduct after an eight-day trial stemming from the 2019 assault.
The actor claimed he was the victim of an anti-gay racist attack in downtown Chicago in 2019 – investigators later determined that he conspired with two brothers to carry out the attack because he was unhappy with his “Empire” pay.
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