Brothers Sue Jussie Smollett’s Lawyers, Claiming Defamation

They say false accusations have hurt their reputations and undermined their career prospects.

  • Published 23 April 2019

CHICAGO (AP) — Two brothers who say they helped Jussie Smollett stage a racist and homophobic attack against himself sued the "Empire" actor's attorneys on Tuesday, accusing them of defamation by continuing to insist publicly that the brothers carried out a real, bigoted attack on Smollett despite knowing that wasn't true. Abimbola "Abel" Osundairo and Olabinjo "Ola" Osundairo said in a joint statement issued after their lawsuit was filed in federal court in Chicago that… Read at AP News