Jussie Smollett will have a tough fight to overcome his claim that he has been the victim of a racist and homophobic hate crime last month, says a senior crisis manager.
"I think the man's career is about. I think that will shape him forever, and I do not think he can come back from it, "said Ronn Torossian, CEO of 5W Public Relations, to Fox News. "I think this is someone who was not an A-Lister at first, and it's not about the minor crime – it's about the fraud, it's a setback for the race relations."
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. The Chicago police filed suit against the "Empire" actor on Thursday morning, accusing the TV star of orchestrating a sophisticated fraud with two "false" hate crimes
Chicago police superintendent Eddie Johnson, Chicago, said a "false" was organized by Smollett Attack "to use the pain and anger of racism to promote his career. "
Torossian echoed the Superintendent's feelings, adding that if the allegations against Smollett are proven in court, the open-gay actor is defined by the scandal" forever ".
Touch What Sexuality, Race, Politics And so many different topics, I think there is no coming back, I think that will define him forever, "said Torossian," who wants to go near that guy, what brand would want to go near that guy? It's really very bad, I do not think there's anything like that. "
It's brutal ̵1; it's just brutal, it's almost funny, it's like a bad movie."
He continued, "Remember, there are two courts – the court and the tribunal of public opinion – he still has the court he needs to worry about – whether he's in jail k whatever it takes, or whatever it takes. Chicago's best policeman is angry. A top-notch police officer goes out there and says it was shameful and how can an African American go out and do an advertising stunt – who wants to be right in the middle of it? The career of this man is over. It's gross – it's just gross The whole thing is almost funny. It's like a bad movie. "
However, not everyone who rejects the aversion to their customers agrees that Smollett's time in Hollywood is over. The president of HeraldPR, Juda Engelmayer, told Fox News that Smollett's career could be saved, but only if he shows revenge and "meets the music first".
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"We live in a forgiving world for certain people – and what I mean when you look at a particular one Profile, is there any part of the community out there that says, "You know, we understand what happened, why [it happened] and we forgive. So it's possible, "said Engelmayer. "He has to take the right steps, he has to apologize, he has to be humble, he has to explain something better – but it will be difficult at first. It's going to be very hard.
When Smollett pressed himself to speak and explain the reasons why he had allegedly formulated the "attack", the New York State Assembly's former district aid official said his best option was to get in  CLICK HERE TO OBTAIN THE FOX NEWS APP
. "I would think he should go out in public, be humble and explain and explain trying to be as sympathetic and apologetic as possible. Almost at the front. Talk to it, "said Engelmayer. The longer you stew, the longer you leave people like me and you talk about it without them saying anything. Well, since this ad was made by the police department, this would be a good time for Jussie to be one step ahead now and not give people enough time to voice their opinions, because those opinions will eventually become fact.
In a statement received from Fox News, Smollett's 36-year-old legal counsel said the nation "witnessed an organized law enforcement spectacle that has no place in the US legal system.
"The presumption of innocence, a foundation in search of justice, was trampled at the expense of Mr. Smollett, and especially on the eve of a mayoral election," his team continued.
"Mr. Smollett is a young man of impeccable character and integrity who earnestly and solemnly upholds his innocence and is betrayed by a system that appears to be skipping due process and proceeding directly with the conviction."