The public was stunned when it was reported that beloved actor and singer Jussie Smollett was the victim of a hate crime several weeks ago.
Then, the public was baffled again after hearing — days later– that the police suspected this was all a hoax. Tune in to hear from journalists and media personalities, including Harvey Levin from TMZ Live
, who share their various theories about the allegations and investigation which has raised questions such as: How often do hate crimes occur? And, why would a person lie about a hate crime? Later, meet a woman who explains the reasons why she lied to police about details of a hate crime, and also, meet a man who explains how he has turned his life around after going to prison for being the perpetrator of hate crimes.TELL DR. PHIL YOUR STORY: Are you involved in a story that has made the headlines?