Jussie Smollett should have pleaded 'insanity' in Chicago court: Candace Owens

“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.

CHICAGO, ILLINOIS - FEBRUARY 24: Actor Jussie Smollett leaves Leighton Criminal Courthouse on February 24, 2020 a Chicago, Illinois. Smollett pleaded not guilty to charges of disorderly conduct in a new criminal case connected to allegations he staged a hate crime on himself.  (Photo by Nuccio DiNuzzo/Getty Images)

CHICAGO, ILLINOISFEBRUARY 24: Actor Jussie Smollett leaves Leighton Criminal Courthouse on February 24, 2020 a Chicago, Illinois. Smollett pleaded not guilty to charges of disorderly conduct in a new criminal case connected to allegations he staged a hate crime on himself. (Photo by Nuccio DiNuzzo/Getty Images) (Photo by Nuccio DiNuzzo/Getty Images)

A gennaio 2019, Smollett told law enforcement that he was attacked by people in the wee hours of the night who yelledThis is MAGA country,” a reference to former President Donald Trump‘s campaign slogan.

JUSSIE SMOLLETT ‘A REAL VICTIMOF ATTACK IN CHICAGO, LAWYER ARGUES

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.

Abimbola 'Abel' Osundairo, one of the brothers connected to the alleged staged hate crime involving Jussie Smollett, and his attorney Gloria Schmidt Rodriguez walk through the Leighton Criminal Courthouse on Dec. 1, 2021. (Armando L. Sanchez/Chicago Tribune/Tribune News Service via Getty Images)

Abimbola ‘AbelOsundairo, one of the brothers connected to the alleged staged hate crime involving Jussie Smollett, and his attorney Gloria Schmidt Rodriguez walk through the Leighton Criminal Courthouse on Dec. 1, 2021. (Armando L. Sanchez/Chicago Tribune/Tribune News Service via Getty Images)

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