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Jussie Smollett Sentenced To 150 Days In Jail After Being Found Guilty For Faking A Hate Crime

03/11/2022 12:00 AM EST by WBLS Staff
Actor Jussie Smollett has received his sentence after being found guilty of a hate crime. We recently reported that the former Empire star was found guilty on five out of six counts of staging a false hate crime. Smollett was sentenced to 150 days in jail, 30 months probation, and has to pay $25,000 in fines. Judge James Linn said to the actor during the sentencing, "You're just a charlatan pretending to be a victim of a hate crime.It was reported earlier today by a source close to Smollett, even with a clean record before this incident, he is looking at a possible, “three years in prison for each of the five felony counts of disorderly conduct, the charge filed for lying to the police of which he was convicted.” What do you think about this situation?