Brothers to take center stage in Jussie Smollett trial


The the trial trial of of actor actor jussie jussie Smollett Smollett gets gets underway underway in in Chicago Chicago today today one one the the defendant defendant is is remembered remembered for for his his work work on on and and being being fired fired from from empire empire the the two two brothers brothers that that prosecutors prosecutors say say jussie jussie Smollett Smollett hired hired to to help help him him stages stages on on hate hate crime crime are are expected expected to to take take center center stage stage the the siblings siblings who who work work with with small small light light on on the the TV TV show show are are expected expected to to testify testify that that small small that that paid paid them them thirty thirty five five hundred hundred dollars dollars to to pose pose as as his his attackers attackers on on a a frigid frigid night night in in January January twenty twenty nineteen nineteen so so that that is is charged charged with with a a felony felony for for lying lying to to police police about about the the attack attack in in which which he he claimed claimed that that he he was was set set upon upon because because he's he's black black and and openly openly gay gay the the crime crime carries carries a a sentence sentence of of up up to to three three years years in in prison prison but but legal legal experts experts say say even even if if convicted convicted small small that that will will probably probably end end up up getting getting probation probation and and or or perhaps perhaps community community service service I'm I'm Oscar Oscar wells wells Gabriel Gabriel

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