Schmidt adds," The brothers were open and honest with the Chicago Police Department, Jussie Smollett has gone on the offensive … he is now suing the city /archive/gn/1996/03/22.html Chicago, who claims that officials wrote a story that he was the mastermind of a joke attack, and that it cost him a lot of money.
In the TMZ lawsuit Smollett notes that the Osundairo brothers 47 Stu and they relentlessly denied any involvement in the attack. He says they first tell the story of a fake attack on the streets of Chicago after being assured that they would receive immunity.
Smollett insists that the primary assailant was a white man.  He says to this day that he does not know what involvement the Osundairo brothers had in the attack, if any. He believes the brothers have been lured into the smear campaign by police officers.
Jussie sues the city, the Osundairo brothers and several officials, including the chief of police Eddie Johnson .
As we reported, the City of Chicago sued Jussie to recoup the cost of the investigation.
Originally posted – 6:22 PM PT