Fox Empire Actor, Jussie Smollet Hospitalized After Homophobic Attack!
#Cousins , we would like to take this time to send our most sincerest thoughts and deepest prayers to actor and musician #JussieSmollet.
According to #TheShadeRoom Smollet arrived in #Chicago late at night on Monday, after traveling from #NewYork. Sources indicate that Smollet rode the subway to get something to eat around 2am. Immediately after exiting the train someone shouted towards the actor : “Aren’t you that f***ot Empire n****?”
It has been reported that two white males wearing ski masks attacked Smollet, though he fought back the men ultimately gotten the best of him. The masked men tied a rope around his neck, poured bleach on him and yelled : “ THIS IS MAGA COUNTRY!” Sources have indicated that Smollet suffers from a fractured rib, he is currently being treated at Northwestern memorial. Chicago Police are investigating the ordeal as battery, which will be potentially charged as a hate crime.