January 8, 2024

EP. 224 — I’m Gay, Not Blind: Scam Goddess Live in Chicago w/ Sydnee Washington, Skyler Higley & Ashley Ray

What’s Poppin’ Congregation? This week, Scam Goddess is Live from the Den Theatre in Chicago. Comedians Sydnee Washington, Skyler Higley and Ashley Ray help break down the man whose scam that took the windy city and the nation by storm, Jussie Smollett. Stay Schemin’!

 

This was recorded at Nov. 11th 2023.

 

Research by Kaelyn Brandt, Emily Jones and Laci Mosley

 

Sources:

https://nationalpost.com/news/man-arrested-after-faking-20-heart-attacks-to-avoid-paying-restaurant-bills#:~:text=A%2050%2Dyear%2Dold%20man,newspaper%20El%20Pais%20and%20EFE.

https://www.washingtonpost.com/arts-entertainment/2021/11/30/jussie-smollett-hate-crime-trial/

https://www.cnn.com/2022/03/10/us/jussie-smollett-sentencing-trial/index.html#:~:text=Former%20%E2%80%9CEmpire%E2%80%9D%20actor%20Jussie%20Smollett,hate%20crime%20in%20January%202019

https://www.chicagotribune.com/news/ct-viz-jussie-smollett-incident-night-details-htmlstory.html

https://people.com/crime/jussie-smollett-wears-rope-around-his-neck-police-video-footage/

https://www.latimes.com/entertainment-arts/tv/story/2023-03-03/jussie-smollett-appeal-conviction-sentencing

https://www.nytimes.com/2019/03/28/us/jussie-smollett.html

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-47711535

https://www.vox.com/2019/2/17/18228444/jussie-smollett-attack-hate-crime-arrest-hoax-empire

https://www.cbsnews.com/chicago/news/jessie-smollett-letter-brothers-attack/

https://www.rollingstone.com/culture/culture-commentary/jussie-smollett-hero-hoax-hate-crime-sentencing-1318293/

https://www.al.com/news/2021/12/jussie-smollett-testifies-he-did-drugs-made-out-with-abimbola-osundairo.html

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