Considerably, drama accumulates daily when it comes to the Jussie Smollett case. It was not long ago that the "Empire" star was reported to be in a hospital following a racist and homophobic attack. Since then, the name Jussie Smollett rapidly went from being tied to words of encouragement and hope to fraud and hoax. The alleged attack was proven to be orchestrated by the actor with the help of two Nigerian brothers, Ola and Abel Osundario. As a result, Smollett faced the legal consequences of his deception.

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Last month, however, all charges were surprisingly dropped against the entertainer and the latter resulted in explosive reactions from the public. Seemingly, these reactions have since progressed to traceable actions. According to Deadline, the prosecutor behind the dropped charges, Kim Foxx, has been getting several serious threats since the decision on Jussie's fate.

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The office of the Cook County State attorney shared with the Chicago Sun Times: "We can confirm that the state’s attorney has received threats to her personal safety and security, a number of which have contained racially charged language." Moreover, Foxx's chief of staff cited the problematic threats came through emails and phone calls which have since been forwarded to their investigation bureau. 

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