As we told you yesterday, Jussie Smollett blew off the deadline to reimburse the City of Chicago over $130,000 for the money spent investigating the alleged “hate crime.” The statement from the actor’s attorneys shows that he’s going to stick to his original story no matter what:

Wow!

Apparently that’s the direction Smollett and his legal team want to take this:

A civil suit filed against Smollett by the City of Chicago appears to be where this is all headed.

Iowahawk has a backup idea for the city:

Perfect.