Smollett Sentenced to 150 days in Jail for Staging Hate Crime

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Cook County Judge James Linn sentenced Jussie Smollett to 30 months of felony probation, with 150 days in jail, and ordered that he pay $120,106 in restitution to the city of Chicago and a $25,000 fine. Smollett responded by defiantly maintaining his innocence. “The damage you’ve done to yourself is way beyond anything else than can happen to you from me… You are now a permanently convicted felon” Linn said.