The Star "When They See Us" Jarrel Jerome was the man of the hour when he threw himself into a huge victory for Amy, but he left zero doubt that the spotlight at night belonged to the man he was depicted.  Jarrel is proud to bring his CP5 exoneree to Korey Wise with him on Sunday night after the Netflix party at Milk Studios in LA. It was a hell of a win for Jarrell, who brought the exceptional lead actor to a limited run.
Jarrell, of course, played Korea … one of the 5 teenagers wrongfully convicted of rape in 1989 and beating a female jogger. Korea is the oldest of the defendants at 16. He served 12 years behind bars before he and others were indicted in 2002.
During his acceptance speech, 21-year-old Jarrell paid tribute to the "accused five" … but that was just the beginning.
Three Other Exonerios – Yousef Salam Raymond Santana and Kevin Richardson – Join Party Bash, Ritkir Well, the statue of Amy
As you know by now … the Netflix series brought a new focus to Central Park 5 prosecutor Linda Fairstein and the role she played in wrongful convictions.
The release of was immediate … by her resignation on several boards of her publisher giving her the shoe .