Jussie Smollett, known for his role in the television series “Empire,” was seen dining at Nobu Malibu with friends recently, seemingly unfazed by his recent legal setback.
Jussie Smollett was spotted dining at Nobu Malibu after losing his appeal in his hate crime hoax case. Despite the legal setback, he appeared to be in good spirits.
The actor, who has been embroiled in controversy since 2019, lost his appeal in his hate crime hoax case. Despite this, Jussie appeared to be in good spirits as he enjoyed a late-night supper at the upscale restaurant.
Sources close to Jussie reveal that he is currently receiving outpatient treatment through a rehab facility. The details of the treatment remain undisclosed.
The Illinois appeals court recently rejected Jussie’s appeal with a 2-1 vote, further complicating his legal situation. While his lawyers have expressed their intention to escalate the matter to the Illinois Supreme Court, there is no certainty that it will hear the case.
If the ruling stands, Jussie will be required to serve his 150-day sentence for orchestrating a fake hate crime in Chicago in 2019. Prior to his appeal, he had already served 6 days before being released pending the court’s decision.
In the event that the Illinois Supreme Court agrees to review the case, Jussie’s sentence will be delayed and he will not start serving time for at least a year. However, if the Court chooses not to intervene, Jussie could potentially be back behind bars as early as January.
The fate of Jussie Smollett remains uncertain as his legal battles continue to unfold. The public will have to wait and see what the future holds for the actor who once ignited a national conversation with his alleged hate crime.