Wendy Williams Says Jussie Smollett Is ‘Done’

by Jeremy Spirogis
Wendy Williams Says Jussie Smollett Is ‘Done’

Jussie Smollett was a identified cleaning soap opera actor. Then, in Jan. 2019, he alleged he was viciously attacked in a racist and homophobic hate crime. Investigators later mentioned his story was false. Here’s what Wendy Williams needed to say concerning the Empire actor.

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Wendy Williams says Jussie Smollett has begun ‘prison life’

According to Fox News, Williams discussed Smollett’s Feb. 2020 indictment for disorderly conduct on the “Hot Topics” section of her present on Feb. 11. “His prison life has already started. He’ll never work again. Nobody cares about him. If I saw him walking down the street I’d cross to the other side.”

She added “I mean, the man will never work again. Whoever hires him is going to be protested with the pickets outside. Just leave it alone, he’s done.”

Williams doesn’t really feel town of Chicago ought to dwell on this concern an excessive amount of. She feels town has extra urgent points to deal with, like training and gang violence. She’d choose Chicago “leave it alone,” referring to the Smollett case.

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Wendy Williams discussing Jussie Smollett, amongst different subjects

This echoes what she mentioned about Smollett in March 2019. Inquisitr studies she mentioned “Jussie will be judged for the rest of his life…even if he does get acting roles, they’re probably not going to be [in] productions. They’re just going to throw him in stuff that he’ll be forced to take because he’ll need money.”

Wendy Williams as soon as had form phrases for Jussie Smollett

This is considerably of a change in tone from what Williams had mentioned about Smollett earlier in March 2019. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Smollett went on Williams’ present to advertise his R&B album, the punningly-titled Sum of My Music. Williams appreciated how “casual” he was about his private life.

Williams described Smollett as quote each “cute as a doll” and “smart.” She mentioned he would seem to have his life so as, save for the costs introduced in opposition to him by the police. She mentioned regardless of Smollett’s statements on the contrary, she thought he was responsible.

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Jussie Smollett on The Wendy Williams Show

Williams mentioned she seen him as responsible from the beginning and by no means felt not sure of her place. She nonetheless wonders why anybody would faux a hate crime. She felt Smollett’s funds had been a motivating issue.

What Wendy Williams desires to occur subsequent

Williams mentioned “What’s surprising to me is that I imagine he was intensely insecure about his position on Empire. I do imagine he was in all probability asking for more cash.” Williams was referring to Smollett’s wage for Empire. Smollett was paid round $125,000 per episode, in comparison with his co-star, Terrence Howard, who was paid round $250,000 per episode. 

Williams continued “Do I think he’s guilty, do I think he’s innocent? Here’s what I think — I want justice to be served.” She additionally referred to as the Smollett case “the story that won’t stop.”

The Smollett case has been the topic of public fascination for months now. No one is aware of fairly the way it will play out from right here. What we do know is that Williams will in all probability preserve informing us of her opinions on any upcoming developments within the case.

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