Jussie Smollett is keeping to his story.
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In a video captured by Daily Mail, the actor can be seen pacing around a parking lot while on the phone with his friend. Jussie was animated during the conversation, gesturing with his hands and seemingly getting upset that his friend was not buying his story. “Ryan. Ryan. You have to believe me,” he reportedly says. “I did not do this. The charges were dropped. I got off.”
According to witnesses, members of Smollett’s family were dining at a restaurant close by. Watch the video here.
Jussie Smollett appears tense during a heated phone call on his Hawaii vacation telling a pal ‘it’s over, I got off’ after having ‘hoax’ attack charges dropped https://trib.al/eTbg7f9
Jussie Smollett heard on a tense call saying ‘you have to believe me’
The Empire actor, 36, was spotted pacing back and forth during the animated chat. He could be heard insisting: ‘I did not do any of this. The charges were dropped’.