CHICAGO (WLS) – In a surveillance video, potential targets were arrested in the attack on Empire actor Jussie Smollett in the neighborhood of Streeterville, police said in Chicago Wednesday afternoon police said. The photos show two silhouettes on New Street near Illinois between Tuesday and 1:30 am to 1:45 pm. [2/26/2011] Tuesday around 2:00 am, 36-year-old Smollett reported he had …Read More »
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The violent and bigoted attack on Jussie Smollett in Chicago early Tuesday morning shocked the occupation and crew of Empire and seeks answers, temporarily and unrelated to the Fox show. In our city there was a terrible attack on one of us, "said an insider of the hip-hop drama to Deadline today. "Everyone is 100% behind Jussie, and he's the …Read More »
Jussie Smollett hospitalized: "Empire" actor attacked for possible hate crime, attackers shouting "MAGA-land"
Chicago police have opened a hate crime investigation after a cast member of the Empire television program was allegedly attacked by men who had been shouting at him and physically attacking racial and homophobic interrogations. The police have not released the police name of the 36-year-old actor, but allegedly attacked when he ran into the city center at 2 am. …Read More »