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Jussie Smollett Gets More Bad News from Windy City Amid Hate Hoax Scandal

Smollett was hoping that his victimhood would help him get a raise in Hollywood. Now, his preferential treatment has Americans, and the City of Chicago, furious.

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The long and arduous tale of Jussie Smollett continues to twist and turn throughout 2019.

Of course, all of this attention is precisely what Smollett was looking for when he allegedly hired two on-set extras from Empire to stage a hate crime against him.  Smollett, according to Chicago police who investigated the crime, was hoping that this victimhood would be an asset to his agents in asking for higher paying acting gigs in the future.

In other words, Smollett was attempting to manufacture something interesting about himself, and add depth to his public persona by pretending to have been the victim of a hate crime.  This is about as low as one can sink, Hollywood or otherwise, and the American people were furious.

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And, to be fair, the City of Chicago was far more livid after prosecutors inexplicably let Smollett off the hook.  Now, after refusing to meet Chicago’s demands to reimburse them for the expensive investigation into these crimes, (both the hoax and the sleazy coverup), Smollett will be headed to court.

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Chicago filed a lawsuit against Jussie Smollett on Thursday in a bid to recoup the costs of investigating a racist, anti-gay attack that authorities say was orchestrated by the “Empire” actor as a publicity stunt, with the city saying — at minimum — that it now wants triple the amount it initially asked Smollett to pay.

The 12-page civil lawsuit , filed in Cook County court, is the latest volley in a legal battle that shows no signs of abating since Smollett reported that masked men beat him up on Jan. 29 in Chicago, shouting slurs and wrapping a rope around his neck.

The suit comes after Smollett refused a demand that he send the city $130,106 to reimburse Chicago for overtime as police sought to verify Smollett’s account.

Now that Smollett has refused to honor the $130,000 demand, Chicago will be seeking a much larger amount:  At least $390,000, according to the lawsuit.

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Actress Roseanne Barr Considering A Lawsuit Against ABC For Firing Her Over Controversial Tweet

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Actress Roseanne Barr, who has been largely silent over the last couple of years since being fired from ABC in 2018 over a controversial tweet she posted comparing former Obama adviser Valerie Jarrett to characters from the film Planet of the Apes. Yeah. That was a very, very poor choice of words. There’s little argument about that. However, Barr did explain that it wasn’t meant as a racial slur at all and she should have been granted the benefit of the doubt. Well, Barr is now considering a lawsuit against ABC for giving her the boot. The actress appeared on an episode of “Quarantined With Norm MacDonald” on Sunday on the former Saturday Night Live alum’s YouTube channel where she discussed the matter. Here’s more from The Washington Examiner: “I have the time now to research and come up with the perfect lawsuit,” she said, adding, “The lawsuit I’m going to wage against Hollywood.” She told MacDonald in the laid-back interview that she plans to “f— over everybody in the f—ing world over there.” Barr was fired from the network after tweeting, “muslim brotherhood & planet of the apes had a baby=vj,” in response to another user’s claim that suggested Jarrett helped former President Barack Obama hide secrets. Barr’s apology for the tweet fell on deaf ears as the network fired her and then took the show she helped create and turned it into something else entirely, killing off her main character despite the fact the show was a huge hit with conservative audiences. https://youtu.be/4KO_gvrf5ZA Roseanne Barr has always been a controversial figure in popular culture so it’s not surprising to see her make out there statements. But in today’s PC climate, you’re not allowed to truly speak your mind because everyone is trying to avoid offending each other. Thus,…

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‘Aquaman’ Jason Momoa Tells Chris Pratt Not To Use Plastic Water Bottles; Pratt Responds With ‘You’re Completely Right.’

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Liberal Hollywood actors have a tendency to think more highly of themselves than they ought, and nothing points out this inflated ego than one crusader for a cause scolding a fellow actor for doing something that violates their delicate belief system. Which is precisely what happened when “Aquaman” star Jason Momoa took a swipe at his colleague, megastar Chris Pratt for using a plastic water bottle in a post he put up on social media. Here’s more from Daily Wire: Thankfully, however, Pratt diffused the situation with a gracious response, and Momoa followed that with a follow-up post calling Pratt an “inspiration.” “Bro [I] love [you] but [what the f***] on the water bottle,” Momoa complained in the comment section. “No single use plastic. [C]ome on.” The purpose of Pratt’s post was part of a collaboration with Amazon: “You’re probably wondering why I’m standing here, low key flexing, gazing into the distance… well, turns out I’m teaming up with [Amazon] to show you guys everything I use for my workouts, keeping active, and all that fun stuff to get you prepped for 2020,” the movie star captioned the gym photo.   View this post on Instagram   You’re probably wondering why I’m standing here, low key flexing, gazing into the distance… well, turns out I’m teaming up with @amazon to show you guys everything I use for my workouts, keeping active, and all that fun stuff to get you prepped for 2020. #FoundItOnAmazon #Amazon #Ad http://www.amazon.com/chrispratt A post shared by chris pratt (@prattprattpratt) on Dec 3, 2019 at 8:46am PST Pratt responded with, “Aquaman! You’re completely right. Dammit,” Pratt wrote, according to USA Today. “I always carry my big gallon size reusable water jug with me too. I even had it that day!!! If I remember correctly somebody threw that…

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