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Jussie Smollett Has Reportedly Been Released From The Psych Ward

Jussie Smollett Has Reportedly Been Released From The Psych Ward

Hot97 Staff
03/16/2022 12:00 AM EDT
Jussie Smollett has been released from the psych ward, according to reports.TMZ reports that Jussie's brother, Jocqui Smollett thanked fans for the support via social media in light of his"Free Jussie" movement. He says Jussie's removal from the psych ward is a "big step forward." Jocqui says, "Cook County doesn't really move until they get bad publicity, keep continuing to call Cook County Jail checking in on him and keep saying that you believe he should be free."The actor was reportedly placed in the psych ward because the are houses high-profile inmates. Jocqui said that official paperwork stated that Jussie was at risk for self-harm, which according to Jocqui - he wasn't. Following his sentencing, Jussie was immediately taken into custody to start his 150-day jail sentence. He will also serve 30 months of felony probation, pay $120K in restitution and an additional $25K in fines.