Texts: Chicago Prosecutor Called Smollett ‘Washed Up Celeb’

The text message was included in thousands of documents released by the office of Cook County State's Attorney.

  • Published 17 April 2019

CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago's top prosecutor injected herself into the criminal case of "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett after saying she had recused herself, texting her deputy that Smollett was a "washed up celeb" who had been overcharged. The text message was included in thousands of documents released late Tuesday by the office of Cook County State's Attorney Kim Foxx. The information was made public in response to media outlets filing Freedom of Information requests for… Read at AP News