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Jussie Smollett returns to Court to Enter Formal Plea of “Not Guilty”

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Today, March 14, 2019, actor Jussie Smollett arrived at Leighton Criminal Courthouse in Chicago, Illinois.

Smollett stands accused of arranging a homophobic, racist attack against himself in an attempt to raise his profile because he was dissatisfied with his salary on the Fox television drama ‘Empire.’

Smollett was accused by the police last month of exploiting the pain and anger of racism in an attempt to boost his own profile.

According to THR, Jussie Smollett entered a plea of not guilty in court.

CHICAGO, IL – MARCH 14: Actor Jussie Smollett arrives at the Leighton Criminal Courthouse on March 14, 2019 in Chicago, Illinois. Smollett stands accused of arranging a homophobic, racist attack against himself in an attempt to raise his profile because he was dissatisfied with his salary on the Fox television drama “Empire.” (Photo by Nuccio DiNuzzo/Getty Images)

CHICAGO, IL – MARCH 14: Actor Jussie Smollett arrives at Leighton Criminal Courthouse on March 14, 2019 in Chicago, Illinois. Smollett stands accused of arranging a homophobic, racist attack against himself in an attempt to raise his profile because he was dissatisfied with his salary on the Fox television drama “Empire.” (Photo by Nuccio DiNuzzo/Getty Images)

Photo Credit: Nuccio DiNuzzo/Getty Images)

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