Smollett plays the son of Howard, Jamal, on the Empire, a Fox drama about the family dynasty, located in the charming world of hip-hop.
In a social media message, Howard shared his love for the actor with a video recording of a child sitting on his knees at Smollett and breaking into ghosts when Smollet breaks it.
"All your slaves have fallen on you. We love hell from you," he signed the video and the heart of Emoji in the end.
In one commentary on a video, the admirer criticized him for supporting Smollett, and Howard fired a long message defending his decision.
"It's a pity that you think so, but it's the only Jussie I know." he posted. "Jussie I know could never even imagine something so unconscious and ugly. Its innocence or judgment is not for every one of us to decide. Stay in your lane and my lane empathy and love and compassion for someone I called my son t It's a job God is to judge, and this is our love and hope, especially for those we claim to have loved.
Smollett was arrested on Thursday as a result of a violation of crimes for false statements that he was attacked, said the Chicago police
The authorities said that Smollett was dissatisfied with his salary for you betting and wanted to disclose when he filed a police report about two men attacked him on January 29 in Chicago and threw a loop around his neck.
He allegedly arranged an attack by paying two brothers for $ 3,500 to aim for him, police said. bought a mask and a loop for use in the attack, and the actor directed them what epithets they threw when they attacked him, officials said.
Before a predictable attack, Smollett was convinced that the neighborhood had a security camera to ensure that the attack would be fixed , reported in the fourth Chicago police director Eddie T. Johnson.
"But, unfortunately, this camera was not aimed in this direction," ̵
Smollett reported an attack on the police investigating her as a possible hate crime. But as the story unfolded for weeks, she began to figure out the turns that ended with his arrest on suspicion of filing a fake police report.
The "Empire" campaign did not say much since its arrest
The main movie show did not comment much time, since the role of Smollet in the attack changed from the victim to the suspect. But Howard expressed his shock when news of a supposed attack was reported.
His lawyers said that they plan "aggressive defense".
"Like any other citizen, Mr. Smollett enjoys the presumption of innocence, especially when it comes to a similar investigation where information, both true and false, has been leaked repeatedly," said his lawyers. 19659019] By law Illinois, filing a fake police report is a violation of the order and is punishable by one to three years in prison.