Smollett: The Case That Will Not Die

Just when I thought it was over, it starts up again. Jussie Smollett update: Judge rules to unseal records in ‘Empire’ actor’s case.

A judge ruled Thursday to unseal documents in the case of “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett.

The records were sealed in March shortly after charges against Smollett were abruptly dropped by prosecutors. Attorneys representing the media, including ABC7, challenged the sealing of the records.

And in the quest to see if backroom deals amount to corruption… Tina Tchen refuses subpoena about her role in Jussie Smollett case, process server says.

Tina Tchen was Michelle Obama’s chief of staff.

The Chicago Sun-Times reported in February that Tchen passed Foxx’s number to a relative of the actor before the charges were dropped. Foxx has acknowledged that she tried to persuade Police Supt. Eddie Johnson to turn the investigation over to the FBI after the family member expressed concerns regarding leaked information about the investigation — information that media outlets attributed to “police sources.”