The charges against Smollett, an actor on the TV show “Empire,” stem from his report of a racist and homophobic attack that the police say was staged.
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The producers of the Fox drama announced that the actor, who was arrested on Thursday, would be removed from the final two episodes of the fifth season.
The Chicago police said Thursday that the “Empire” actor, upset over his salary, staged a fake assault with the help of two brothers.
Mr. Smollett, who was arrested and charged with staging his own assault, first appeared on the big screen in “The Mighty Ducks” in 1992.
Mr. Smollett, a star in the TV show “Empire,” was charged Wednesday with a felony account of disorderly conduct in connection with the episode.
The “Empire” actor was accused of staging the assault he reported as a hate crime to Chicago police in January.