Hoax actor Smollett loses appeal, must return to jail

By Ed White
Updated December 2 2023 - 7:45am, first published 7:42am
Jussie Smollett will return to jail after losing an appeal for his conviction of staging an attack. (AP PHOTO)
Jussie Smollett will return to jail after losing an appeal for his conviction of staging an attack. (AP PHOTO)

An appeals court has upheld the disorderly conduct convictions of actor Jussie Smollett, who was accused of staging a racist, homophobic attack against himself in 2019 and lying about it to Chicago police.

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