What is the old Hollywood maxim?
“There is no such thing as bad publicity.”
The only thing worse than being talked about, is not being talked about.
Uh, maybe-— it sure didn’t work for Fatty Arbuckle, another notably piss poor actor with a pervo lifestyle.
Pretty obvious this smollett clown is a c grade actor, desperate for his 15 mins of fame-— however it is gotten, and the ..... money... ooooh yeah!