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Jussie Smollett's Mug Shot Released Following His Arrest For Lying To Police

The actor is accused of staging his alleged hate crime.

Hours after news broke that Jussie Smollett was arrested for a felony of disorderly conduct for filing a false police report, the Empire star's mug shot was released.

According to CNN, Smollett turned himself in at 5 a.m. and is currently under arrest.

His mug shot was recently released by the Chicago Police Department ahead of a news conference where cops explained how the actor went from an alleged victim to a potential suspect.

The actor was booked and will soon be taken into custody where he will be going to bond court at 1:30 p.m. CT.

ABC7 further reports that Smollett will either post bond or will be released on his own recognizance, but he will not enter a plea at this time.

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