Law & Order: SVU started its 21st season with a Harvey Weinstein-inspired episode, so it’s no surprise their third episode is based on another storyline pulled straight from the celebrity headlines.
Law & Order: SVU Sneak Peek
In a promo for next week’s episode, a celebrity is attacked and his story becomes national news. In fact, it looks like it’s inspired by what happened to former Empire star Jussie Smollett, who was accused of staging his own hate crime.
“What that guy took from me, I can never get back,” the celebrity says in the video. But, as the story starts to unfold, doubt also begins to creep in — and Capt. Olivia Benson is not pleased.
See What’s In Store
Watch the explosive clip above to see what you can expect on the next exciting all-new episode of Law & Order: SVU and make sure to watch it on Thursday, October 10 on NBC.