Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel Says City Will Make ‘Empire’ Actor Jussie Smollett Pay Back at Least $130,000 for Police Investigation, Including Overtime Hours

City leaders are demanding that Empire star Jussie Smollett pay back at least $130,000 for the police investigation into his claims of a racial attack or they will go after him for making false statements that could carry even heftier penalties, Mayor Rahm Emanuel and municipal attorneys said Thursday.

Calls to Probe Obama Links to the Shock Decision to Drop Charges Against Jussie Smollett After It Emerges Jussie’s Sisters Worked for the Former President’s Campaign and Made Personal Visits to White House Aide

The shock decision to drop all charges against Jussie Smollett has critics questioning whether the Empire actor’s high-powered connections were involved as police call for a probe into the Obama links to his case.

WATCH: Jussie Smollett Leaves Jail After Posting $100k Bail and is Ordered to Surrender His Passport as Prosecutor Details Video Evidence Against Him and Reveals He Had Previously Bought Drugs From Brothers He Paid to Attack Him After Texting ‘Might Need Your Help on the Low’

Jussie Smollett has been freed after posting $10,000 and agreeing to surrender his passport at a bond hearing where he was supported by his family and prosecutors shared more details of his relationship with the two Nigerian brothers he allegedly paid to stage an attack […]