American actor Jussie Smollett reportedly in Jamaica
American actor and singer, Jussie Smollett. Photo: Instagram

KINGSTON, Jamaica – American actor and singer, Jussie Smollett, is apparently in Jamaica.

The actor commonly known by his TV name, Jamal Lyon, took to Instagram where he uploaded several pictures of himself seemingly enjoying himself on the island.

"94 degrees with 1000% humidity... I feel like a baked potato... and I love you 🇯🇲," Smollett captioned the photographs.

The actor also tagged his location as Kingston Jamaica.

The nature of Smollett's visit to the island is unclear.

This is at least the second trip by the American to the island, having previously visited in 2016.

Since that time, the openly gay actor's career took a near hit, as, earlier this year, he was sentenced to 150-days in prison for lying to police that he had been the target of a racist and homophobic attack in January 2019.

However, he was released from jail after serving just six days following a ruling by the appellate court that he should be freed while he prepares an appeal of his conviction.

Aside from his role in the television series Empire, Smollett has appeared in several films, including The Mighty Ducks.

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