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Read the Proffer: Prosecutors Detail Allegations Against Jussie Smollett

What to Know

  • A judge set bail for Jussie Smollett at $100,000 with pretrial monitoring
  • Smollett turned himself into police early Thursday morning on a felony charge of disorderly conduct in filing a false police report
  • Smollett's legal team has emphasized that he "enjoys the presumption of innocence"

In painstaking detail, prosecutors on Thursday presented what they say happened in the days, hours and minutes leading up to, during and following Jussie Smollett's alleged attack, which authorities now allege was a hoax. 

The "Empire" actor sat in court, visibly frustrated, as prosecutors detailed their claims that he staged the hate crime assault because he was "dissatisfied" with his salary. A judge set bail at $100,000 with pretrial monitoring. 

Read the full proffer from court below. For the latest on the case click here

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