Empire Writers Taunt Smollett Critics, Slam Chicago Journalists: ‘You Reported a Bunch of False Information’


While many expressed bewilderment after all charges were dropped Empire actor Jussie Smollett for allegedly staging a hate crime, there is one group of people who are happy with the news: the writers of Empire.

Tweeting a picture of the T.V. showing the news on their Twitter account, they said “see y’all Wednesday”:

Empire writer Cameron Johnson took it a step further and tweeted at Rob Elgas, a Chicago-based reporter for ABC 7 who has been covering the case since it first broke in January.

Johnson accused Elgas of reporting “a bunch of false information and never retracted it”:

When Elgas asked what he got wrong, Johnson simply tweeted emojis at Elags:

Joe Magats, the first assistant state’s attorney, told reporters that while they are no longer prosecuting Smollett, it does not mean they exonerated him.

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Julio has previously written for Independent Journal Review. He is currently a Military/Veterans Contributor for Townhall.com and serving in the Marine Corps Reserves.