The former Empire actor served less than a week of his 150-day sentence before a judge suspended the sentence pending appeal.
Defense attorney Nenye Uche said Jussie Smollett drank only water and did not eat anything during the six days he was incarcerated.
The former child actor was reportedly silent as he walked away from the facility, Deadline reported.
Jussie’s former TV mom, Empire actress Taraji P. Henson, also spoke out, saying the punishment handed down last week didn’t fit the crime.
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