Cook County State’s Attorney Kim Foxx has reportedly received ‘racially charged’ death threats since her office’s decision to drop all charges against Empire star Jussie Smollett. Her staff said the death threats began shortly after the office dropped Smollet’s 16 counts of lying to police on March 26. ‘We can confirm that the State’s Attorney has received threats to her personal safety and security, a number of which have contained racially charged language,’ Foxx’s office told the Chicago Sun Times. Smollett was accused of staging an attack on himself on January 29 to try to get a raise on the show, Empire. At the time of the attack, he claimed that his attackers doused him with bleach and placed a noose around his neck. But Chicago police said he paid brothers Abel and Ola Osundairo to beat him in what he then described as a racist, homophobic attack by two Trump-loving perpetrators. He has always maintained his innocence and insisted he was attacked.
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SOURCE: Daily Mail