STUDIO CITY (CBSLA) — Former “Empire” star Jussie Smollett has sold his San Fernando Valley home in an off-market deal, property records showed.
According to Variety, Smollett sold the Studio City property for $1.655 million, taking a $30,000 loss on the bungalow that he bought a little over two years ago for $1.687 million.READ MORE: One Crew Member Killed, Second Wounded After Alec Baldwin Discharges Prop Gun On Movie Set In New Mexico
The 3-bedroom, 4-bathroom, 7,573 sq. ft. home was not listed for public sale but records showed that the sale closed on July 15.READ MORE: Firefighters Respond To Sinkhole In Boyle Heights
Smollett, who was accused of staging a fake hate crime with him as the victim that has since been dismissed, has been “camping out in New York while working on a ‘new project’ and ‘lining up work’”, Variety reports.
The actor was cleared of all charges in March and has since reappeared on social media in a photo with his family in New York.
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According to Variety, Jussie is looking at a $130,000 lawsuit brought by the city of Chicago to recover money spent investigating the alleged hoax as well as a special prosecutor’s review that was called by a Cook County judge.