Jussie Smollett: Anatomy of a Hoax

In January of 2019, star of TV’s Empire Jussie Smollett claimed he was attacked by two brothers, Abimbola and Olabinjo Osundairo. He claimed that his assailants yelled “this is MAGA country” while perpetrating a hate crime that would grip the nation. But the truth was much more complicated…

This 5-part docuseries from Pilgrim and Fox Nation will chronicle the behind the scenes maneuvering and drama that turned the star into a pariah and sent shockwaves through Chicago and beyond, leaving a trail of damaged careers and reputations. The Osundairo brothers will unravel the details from the planning of the fake crime, its execution and all that ensued in the aftermath.