Jussie Smollett was chased by a mob of reporters trying to get a glimpse and comment as he was released on bond. After being released on bond he headed to the studio.
He was later expected on the set of Empire and was late. When he arrived it was clear he was emotional and had been crying. He apologized to the cast and crew and swore he would he would never do anything like this according to inside sources. It was clear he wasn't able to shot his scenes so he left and returned later to for fill his obligations.