\n tCook County State's Lawyer Kim Foxx speaks at a information convention, in Chicago. Foxx has requested the county's inspector normal to study how her administrative center treated "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett's felony case. (AP Photograph\/Kiichiro Sato, Report)\n Prepare dinner County State\u2019s Lawyer Kim Foxx described \u201cEmpire\u201d actor\u00a0Jussie Smollett\u00a0as a \u201cwashed up superstar who lied to police officers\u201d in texts messages launched Tuesday via her administrative center in accordance with a\u00a0public-records request via the Chicago Tribune.Foxx in comparison Smollett\u2019s case to her administrative center\u2019s pending indictments in opposition to R&B singer R. Kelly in textual content messages to Joseph Magats, her most sensible assistant, on March eight, the\u00a0paper reported\u201cPedophile with four sufferers 10 counts. Washed up superstar who lied to police officers, 16 (counts),\u201d she wrote. \u201c\u2026 Simply because we will fee one thing doesn\u2019t imply we will have to.\u201d"On a case eligible for deferred prosecution I believe it\u2019s indicative of one thing we will have to be taking a look at normally,\u201d Foxx endured.Smollett, who's brazenly homosexual, used to be indicted on 16 counts of disorderly behavior on suspicion of staging a Jan. 29 hate crime assault on himself. He claimed two males beat and shouted slurs at him and wrapped a noose round his neck.CHICAGO PROSECUTOR KIM FOXX DEFENDS JUSSIE SMOLLETT DECISIONFoxx and Magats endured to keep in touch by means of textual content message about sides of the investigation. On March three, Magats reported that he gave Foxx\u2019s telephone quantity to Michael Avenatti, who had joined the case, in line with textual content messages.SMOLLETT \u2018ATTACKER\u2019 WINS CHICAGO BOXING COMPETITION\u201c\u2026\u2026.. so Michael Avenatti reached out. It seems that he\u2019s\u00a0coming in to constitute the Nigerian brothers\u00a0in Smollet. I gave him your administrative center quantity,\u201d Magats wrote.Foxx issued a remark on Feb. 19 recusing herself from high-profile case. Prosecutors, ultimate month, argued that Foxx by no means officially recused herself amid questions over her administrative center\u2019s resolution to drop the costs in opposition to Smollett.That call created a\u00a0firestorm of protest\u00a0from native officers.The communique between Foxx and Magats raised questions of whether or not she endured to take a job within the case after stepping away.\u00a0In a remark Tuesday evening, Foxx defended her messages to Magats.\u201cAfter the indictment turned into public, I reached out to Joe to talk about reviewing administrative center insurance policies to guarantee consistencies in our charging and our use of suitable charging authority,\u201d Foxx mentioned in a remark got via USA These days. \u201cI used to be elected to carry felony justice reform and that incorporates intentionality, consistency, and reticence. I can proceed to uphold those guiding rules.\u201dA consultant for Smollett didn't straight away go back a Fox Information request for remark Tuesday evening.The textual content messages additionally looked as if it would display that prosecutors notified Chicago police moments prior to the costs have been dropped in opposition to Smollett, the Tribune reported.\u201cEddie simply known as. (He) had to understand how to respond to questions from press,\u201d Foxx texted Magats, relating to Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson. She mentioned Johnson appeared \u201chappy\u201d along with her rationalization that Smollett had finished group carrier and became over his $10,000 bond cash to the town.CLICK HERE TO GET THE FOX NEWS APPJohn and Mayor Rahm Emanuel held a information convention that morning blasting the prosecutor\u2019s resolution, calling it a \u201cwhitewash of justice.\u201dTown has sued Smollett for the $130,000 in police additional time spent investigating the alleged hoax.