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‘No One Was Hurt’: Maxine Waters Says it Was ‘Correct Thing’ to Drop Smollett Charges

Jussie Smollett, Maxine Waters and Phill Wilson at CSW Pride 2017. PHOTO: Los Angeles Blade/K Ocamb

By Tyler Durden | 2 April 2019

ZERO HEDGE — Despite the Chicago Police Superintendent, Mayor Rahm Emanuel and even comedian Chris Rock condemning Jussie Smollett for staging a hate-crime against himself, the Empire actor has at least one defender:

Maxine Waters

It’s the correct thing that the charges were dropped,” said the 80-year-old Democratic Congresswoman from California in a Sunday interview with Extra at the NAACP Image Awards.

“First of all, we probably will never know all of the details. We’ve heard a lot of information,” said Waters.

No one was hurt — that is, physically, killed, shot — he never committed a crime before, he forfeited the bail and it’s this kind of situation where they close the case all over the country every day. I have learned this isn’t unusual.[…]

2 Comments on ‘No One Was Hurt’: Maxine Waters Says it Was ‘Correct Thing’ to Drop Smollett Charges

  1. But he did commit a crime before Maxine and it’s actually super easy to find on the interwebs. I know geriatrics have a tough time with technology, but come on now.

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