Jussie Smollett indicted on 16 felony counts for false police report. He was originally charged by the State Attorney's Office and the new indictments take the case to awhile nother level.
Why are there are so many counts? The grand jury reportedly handed up 2 sets of charges. According to TMZ the charges are one for Smollett's initial report to Chicago PD, and the other charges are because of Jussie's second interview with police.
Update: TMZ has now read the charges and they say "it appears the grand jury hit Jussie with one count for EACH allegedly false statement he made during the 2 interviews"