‘Jussie Smollett: Anatomy of a Hoax’ Premieres March 13 on Fox Nation

The new docuseries will take a deep dive into the story of the infamous attack

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 new 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.

John Finley, Fox Nation’s Executive Vice President said of the series, “Anatomy of a Hoax takes a deep dive into a scam that reverberated through the worlds of entertainment, pop culture and politics. We’re excited for viewers to hear the real stories behind this scandal from the Osundairo brothers for the very first time.”

Jussie Smollett: Anatomy of a Hoax premieres Monday, March 13th on Fox Nation.

Read the official announcement on Deadline.com!