CHICAGO (CBS) – The Chicago police continue to question two "interested persons" in the Jussie Smollett investigation, and their lawyer believes they could be prosecuted today. The two men were on a surveillance video near Smollett's police to see that he was attacked on January 29th. A source with more in-depth knowledge of the investigation tells CBS 2 investigator Brad …Read More »
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Photo: Gabriel Olsen (Getty Images) It's been about 12 hours since we last saw the racist and homophobic attack against Empire star Jussie Smollett last month on the streets of Chicago just long enough to hide this whole story in a wave of confusion, misinformation and increasingly controversial accounts. That being said, it's probably worth a bit of our collective …Read More »
Sources: Police are investigating whether Jussie has attacked Smollett with the help of other attacks, allegedly written off by "Empire"
CHICAGO – Chicago police confirmed Thursday that detectives are talking to two interested individuals in connection with the alleged attack on "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett. Several sources have told the ABC7 Eyewitness News that the police are investigating whether Smollett and the two men allegedly staged the attack because Smollett was written off by Empire. A source familiar with the …Read More »
Police in Chicago have concluded that the alleged attack on "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett was staged, according to two local media reports. The Chicago Police Department pushed back the coverage, saying the attack was a joke "unacknowledged by the case detectives." The police spent much Thursday interrogating two interested persons who were believed to have been seen on the night …Read More »
CHICAGO (CBS) – Investigators believe Jussie Smollett and the uncooperative witnesses of last week's alleged Smollett attack may have "staged the attack," CBS investigator Brad Edwards said. Chicago police raided two "interested people" on Wednesday night, a relative of these men says. RELATED LINES: What You Need to Know About the Jussie Smollett Investigation Possible Evidence in Investigations by Jussie …Read More »
Jussie Smollett Cops Questioning Him and Another 'Empire' Actor 2/14/2019 2:50 PM PST EXCLUSIVE 2:50 PM PT – Chicago PD has grabbed the two men in the video. The PD confirms transportation records, along with interviews with Jussie and other witnesses, led to the ID of the 2 men. Jussie Smollett is now questioned by Chicago , an actor …Read More »
Jussie Smollett case: Interested persons in alleged attack; "Empire" actor gives interview with "Good Morning America"
Police have identified two individuals who were of interest in their investigation into an alleged racist and homophobic attack on the "Empire" actress Jussie Smollett in Chicago last month. The police spokesman for the Chicago police, Anthony Guglielmi, said in an e-mail that the persons of interest were identified by "advanced technology, interviews with the victim and witnesses and transportation …Read More »
Police have begun questioning them, Chicago police spokesman Anthony Guglielmi said. The "Empire" star told the authorities that on January 29, he was attacked by two men who shouted "racial and homophobic interrogations." Smollett claimed that an attacker had wrapped a rope around his neck and doused an unknown chemical before running away. "These individuals are not suspects yet, but …Read More »
"I'll never be the man who did not," Smollett said to Robin Roberts of ABC. "I'm forever changed, I'm not signing the idea that everything is happening for a reason, but I'm signing the idea that we have the right and the responsibility to make something good out of the things that happen to us. " Smollett told the authorities …Read More »
"Empire" star Jussie Smollett opened the alleged hate crime he suffered in his first interview since the incident and expressed frustration at not believing what happened – saying it was racist, homophobic and Political Motives May Give JUSSIE SMOLLETT INVESTIGATORS KEEP SOME INFORMATION UNTIL ALL OF HAVING "HIS DUCKS IN ONE ROW" "I'm done," Smollet said, "Good Morning America" in …Read More »