Celebrities, Like Queen Latifah, Who've Defended Jussie Smollett After Arrest

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Smollett has maintained that he is a victim and has denied all the allegations that he staged the incident.

It comes as dozens of nurses claim they were fired for looking at Smollett's medical records after he was treated in the emergency room at Northwestern Memorial Hospital on January 29.

The influx of information that leaked to the media relating to Jussie Smollett's case has prompted officials to look into where their "vulnerabilities" lie.

He initially claimed to have been assaulted by two men who approached him yelling racial slurs.

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CBS Chicago reports that one of the nurses says it was a misunderstanding, as she never reviewed Smollett's chart; however she was sacked last week. The nurse says she was called in at the end of her shift last Tuesday, fired on the spot and escorted out of the hospital.

She said she wasn't asked any questions and never had a chance to offer an explanation.

According to one nurse who was sacked following the incident, she never accessed Smollett's records, but merely scrolled past them as she was searching for another patient.

Information leaks in the Jussie Smollett case has the Chicago Police Department investigating itself.

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Superintendent Eddie T. Johnson has previously defended the department's investigation into the attack and condemned Smollett after the actor was charged with filing a false police report. After turning himself in, a judge set Smollett's bond for $100,000 and he was released from jail.

Jussie Smollett, pictured leaving county jail last week, maintains he is innocent and claims he was attacked by homophobic, racist assailants who shouted: 'This is MAGA country!' On January 28 - the day before the "attack" - Bon [Abel Osundairo] wrote, 'I know you're traveling today, make sure you get at least 45 mins of cardio.' Another text on January 20 outlines a menu for the day, including chicken thigh, StarKist Tuna, Eggs and Smucker's peanut butter.

"Until somebody can show me some proof otherwise, I'm going with him", Queen told Yahoo News on their series, "Through Her Eyes".

Jussie has plead not guilty.

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