Its not over yet for the actor as his troubles are piling up, on 20 February he was charge with one count of disorderly conduct for filing a false police report.
The Empire actor was charge with a new indictment by a Cook County grand jury now the total of 16 new felony charges were brought against Mr Smollet on Friday
Jessy claimed he was the victim of a racist and homophobic assault, The actor told police in January he was attacked downtown Chicago by two masked men, who were Donald Trump supporters, they wrapped rope around his neck and poured an unknown substance on him.
It was later found out that he paid two brothers who knew the actor $3,500 to stage the attack.
Source reveals that Smollet gave two different accounts of what really took place to a Chicago police officer and to a detective.
Smollete have since been pull from Empire for the final two episodes of the current season.