Chicago police superintendent says there's 'a lot more' evidence against Jussie Smollett

Jussie Smollett.
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There exists additional evidence that actor Jussie Smollett orchestrated a fake hate crime, Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson said Monday.

Johnson in an interview on Good Morning America said that although the investigation is still ongoing, "there's a lot more evidence that hasn't been presented yet that does not support the version that he gave." Johnson didn't go into specifics, but he said there's "still a lot of physical evidence, video evidence, and testimony that just simply doesn't support his version of what happened." Smollett last week was charged with disorderly conduct for allegedly filing a false police report; he has said that two men attacked him in Chicago in what was initially investigated as a possible hate crime.

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