“intendo, onestamente, … his defense should have actually pleaded insanity – and I would have bought it,” Owens told Tucker Carlson. “When you listen to the story and … follow every element … Jussie Smollett is not a sane person.”
L'ex “Impero” actor faces six felony counts of disorderly conduct related to allegedly making a false report to police about a hate crime attack, secondo i pubblici ministeri.
A gennaio 2019, Smollett told law enforcement that he was attacked by people in the wee hours of the night who yelled “This is MAGA country,” a reference to former President Donald Trump‘s campaign slogan.
His family released a statement shortly after saying they believed the attack to be motivated by racism and homophobia. “[O]ur beloved son and brother … was the victim of a violent and unprovoked attack … this was a racial and homophobic hate crime … Jussie has told the police everything from the very beginning. His story has never changed, and we are hopeful they will find these men and bring them to justice,” loro hanno detto.