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As you’ve probably already heard, Jussie Smollett reported an incident where he was allegedly attacked and verbally abused by two men on January 29, 2019. He claimed that the two men beat him, tied a noose around his neck and showered him with a chemical-like substance, all while shouting anti-gay and racist profanities at him.

As of this morning, Smollett was arrested by Chicago police and has been charged with a felony for “disorderly conduct/filing a false police report,” according to a tweet by Anthony Guglelmi, chief communications officer for the Chicago Police Department.

During a press conference this morning, Chicago police superintendent, Eddie Johnson, said Smollett orchestrated the stunt, “because he was dissatisfied by his salary,” and that he “took advantage of the pain and anger of racism to promote his career.”

People are now coming out and denouncing the actor for his selfish crime, but not apologizing for believing him.

Celebrities have also began to weigh in.

Yup, even Donald Trump had something to say. (Shocking, we know.)

Until it was confirmed this morning, the rumours reported that Smollett hired two brothers, Olabinjo and Abimbola Osundairo, to carry out the act. The brothers were arrested in connection with the crime last week but were released without charges after police stated the discovery of “new evidence.” Smollett allegedly paid the brothers $3,500 to perform the attack.