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Two brothers who say Jussie Smollett paid them $3,500 to stage a hate-crime hoax are suing the Empire actor's lawyers, Mark Geragos and Tina Glandian, for defamation - claiming that the attorney lied to the media to make it appear that Ola and Abel Osundario were guilty of a real, homophobic and racist attack.
According to TMZ, the brothers filed the case in Chicago federal court, claiming that Smollett "used his clout as a wealthy actor to influence [the brothers] who were in a subordinate relationship to him and were aspiring to 'make it.'"
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Additionally, the lawsuit claims that Glandian falsely claims one of the brothers "engaged in fornication with Mr. Smollett."
Also according to the filing, Smollett's other attorney Mark Geragos "repeatedly indicated that plaintiffs conspired to criminally attack Mr. Smollett, and by doing...
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