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US actor Jussie Smollett found guilty of staged hate crime captures state of America

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Actor Jussie Smollett (Charles Rex Arbogast/AP)

Actor Jussie Smollett (Charles Rex Arbogast/AP)

Actor Jussie Smollett was found guilty of orchestrating and reporting a false hate crime on himself, a

Actor Jussie Smollett was found guilty of orchestrating and reporting a false hate crime on himself, a

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Actor Jussie Smollett (Charles Rex Arbogast/AP)

When news broke of what appeared to be a vicious attack on an actor right in the centre of the city of Chicago, it caused quite a stir.

Jussie Smollett was well known. Maybe not an A-Lister, but he was one of the leads in a hugely popular network television programme.


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