Judge Michael Toomin slammed prosecutors, saying the case “lost its bearings.”
“Empire” co-creator says he regrets rushing to judgment.
Fox drama’s co-creator issues statement setting the record straight.
A Chicago judge issued his ruling Thursday.
“We are going out guns-a-blazing,” Fox Entertainment CEO Charlie Collier says.
Still, the network says it has the “option” to use the actor in future episodes.
Wednesday night’s episode featured TV’s first gay, black wedding.
“He is in a lot of pain,” Daniels told “Good Day New York.”
Abimbola and Olabinjo Osundairo are suing for defamation.
The “Empire” star has refused to reimburse the city $130,000.
The city is demanding Smollett cover the costs for investigating his alleged attack.