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Brothers in Jussie Smollett case file defamation suit against actor's legal team

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Ola and Abel Osundairo were paid by Smollett to attack him Jan. 29, Chicago police said.
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Brothers In The Jussie Smollett Attack Are Suing His Lawyers Because They Feel ‘Alienated' In Chicago

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The Osundairo brothers just may be the dumbest alleged criminals on the planet. They admitted to attacking Jussie Smollett but claimed that the “ Empire ” actor was the mastermind. Now they are suing his lawyers for “defamation” because they lost business opportunities.
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According to The Chicago Tribune , the lawsuit from Abimbola and Olabinjo Osundairo alleges in part that Smollett's attorneys “doubled down, not simply affirming that Mr. Smollett was a wholly innocent victim, but that... unequivocally led a criminally homophobic...
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‘We don't have hate for anyone': Nigerian brothers sue Jussie Smollett's lawyers for defamation

‘We don't have hate for anyone': Nigerian brothers sue Jussie Smollett's lawyers for defamation

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Two Nigerian brothers who say actor Jussie Smollett paid them to beat him up as part of an elaborate hoax are suing his lawyers for defamation over allegations made about them, including that one engaged in sex acts with Smollett.
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Brothers Sue Jussie Smollett's Lawyers, Saying Actor ‘Directed' Staged Attack

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The brothers have struggled to find work since the episode involving Jussie Smollett, their lawyers say, and “deserve to have their reputations restored.”
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Jussie Smollett Update: Osundairo brothers file federal lawsuit against 'Empire' actor's attorneys

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The two brothers who Chicago police said were involved in an allegedly staged attack on "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett have filed a federal lawsuit against his attorneys.
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The Latest: Brothers claim Smollett lawyers lying about them

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CHICAGO - The Latest on a lawsuit filed against Jussie Smollett's attorneys :
10:55 a.m.
Two brothers who allege that they helped Jussie Smollett stage an attack on himself say they are suing the “Empire” actor's attorneys for spreading lies that are destroying the brothers' character and reputations.
Attorneys for Olabinjo Osundairo and Abimbola Osundairo held a news conference Tuesday after filing the defamation lawsuit against Smollett's attorney, Mark Geragos, and his law firm. The brothers didn't appear at the news conference but said in a statement that they “have sat back and...
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Osundairo Brothers Sue Jussie Smollett's Attorneys For Defamation

Osundairo Brothers Sue Jussie Smollett's Attorneys For Defamation

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Brothers sue Jussie Smollett's lawyers, claiming defamation

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CHICAGO - Two brothers who said they helped Jussie Smollett stage a racist and homophobic attack against himself are suing the “Empire” actor's attorneys for defamation.
A lawyer for Olabinjo Osundairo and Abimbola Osundairo filed the federal lawsuit Tuesday in Chicago on behalf of the brothers. It names Mark Geragos and his law firm as defendants.
The suit alleges that Geragos and his firm continued to say publicly in widely reported statements that the brothers “led a criminally homophobic, racist and violent attack against Mr. Smollett,” even though they knew that wasn't true.
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Jussie Smollett Update: Osundairo brothers filing federal lawsuit against 'Empire' actor's attorneys

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The two brothers who Chicago police said were involved in an allegedly staged attack on "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett are filing a federal lawsuit.
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Brothers involved in allegedly staged attack on Jussie Smollett sue 'Empire' actor's lawyers for defamation

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Two brothers who allege Jussie Smollett paid them to stage an attack on the “Empire” actor filed a federal lawsuit Tuesday against Smollett's lead lawyers, accusing them of making public defamatory statements. The suit by Olabinjo and Abinbola Osundairo alleged that Smollett's celebrity attorney,...
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