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Jussie Smollett Sentenced to 150 Days in Jail Over Hate Crime Hoax

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Actor Jussie Smollett was sentenced to 150 days in jail on Thursday, three months after the former Empire star was convicted of orchestrating a fake racist and homophobic attack against himself and lying to police about it.

“We’re at the end of the road here,” Cook County Judge James Linn began, before handing down his full verdict: 30 months of felony probation and more than $120,000 in restitution.

Smollett faced a maximum of 15 years behind bars.

Read more at The Daily Beast.

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