Jussie Smollett is being held within the psychiatric ward at a Chicago jail.
The 39-year-old Empire actor, who’s presently on the Cook dinner County Jail after being sentenced to 150 days in jail for staging a hate crime, was put into the psych ward over issues that he’s a self-harm danger.
His brother, Jocqui Smollett, who’s offended in regards to the growth, expressed outrage on Instagram, writing: “What’s very regarding is that there was a notice hooked up to the paperwork in the present day, and it stated on the entrance of his jail cell … that he’s liable to self-harm.
“I need to simply make it clear to of us that he’s under no circumstances form or kind in danger to self-harm and he desires to let of us know that, that he’s very steady, he’s very sturdy, he’s very wholesome and able to tackle the problem that in the end has been put up in opposition to him.
“This isn’t proper. That is full lack of justice. It’s angering, it’s an outrage.”
After Jussie Smollett was sentenced to jail final week, he yelled to the courtroom that he was not suicidal and wouldn’t kill himself whereas in custody. He added that if something occurs to him in jail, it needs to be recognized that he didn’t do it to himself. The assertion was seen as a nod to different inmates like Jeffrey Epstein and John McAfee, who each allegedly dedicated suicide whereas incarcerated.