Jussie Smollett could be prosecuted for allegedly staging a homophobic and racist attack on himself, despite his case being dismissed.
The ‘Empire’ star was told in March he wouldn’t be charged over allegations he orchestrated a racist and homophobic attack on himself in January, but now a Chicago judge has ordered a special prosecutor to be appointed to review the way the case was handled.
According to TMZ, the judge said in his order: “If reasonable grounds exist to further prosecute Smollett, in the interest of justice the special prosecutor may take such action.”
The judge also said “unprecedented irregularities identified in this case” warrants the appointment of a special prosecutor.
Jussie was previously indicted on 16 felony counts of lying to