CBS2 Chicago is reporting that dozens of workers and nurses at Northwestern Hospital have been fired for accessing Jussie Smollett‘s medical records, where the Empire actor was treated at the medical facility after allegedly being attacked by two men in January.
According to the media house, one of the nurses who was terminated claimed the entire incident was a misunderstanding and simply glanced at the record while looking for another patient’s information. Still, she was fired last week for allegedly viewing the actor’s charts. She is appealing the termination and says many other hospital workers may have been let go for the same reason.
And this after an investigation conducted by Chicago police alleged that Smollett planning the stunt. He was charged for allegedly orchestrating the stunt and hiring the men to stage an attack