Jussie Smollett Will Be Released from Jail Pending Appeal
Written by torresanz on March 16, 2022
Of course, Jussie had begun serving his 5 months last Thursday and immediately after the judge sentenced him he was defiant … shouting he was innocent and raising his fist in the air as he was taken out of court in handcuffs.
His defense team and family members never stopped pressing for his release, though … claiming Jussie was in physical danger while behind bars. They cited racist and homophobic threats they’d received, and also said Jussie was immunocompromised … and highly susceptible to contracting COVID-19 while in jail