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“Empire” Star Jussie Smollett Hospitalized After Homophobic Attack

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“Empire” Star Jussie Smollett Hospitalized After Homophobic Attack

“Empire” Star Jussie Smollett Hospitalized After Homophobic Attack

Socialites, join us in sending prayers to actor Jussie Smollet who was brutally attacked in an apparent hate crime this week where he had to be hospitalized.

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According to TMZ the incident happened on Tuesday around 2 AM in Chicago. 2 men who were wearing ski masks placed a noose around Jussie’s neck and screamed, “This is MAGA country” and called him a “fa****” during the attack. ThatGrapeJuice.Net reported that Jussie had recently received a strange letter with cut out letters spelling, “You will die black f**.” 

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The letter which was sent to Jessie Smollett at Fox Studios in Chicago with cut out letters spelling, “You will die black f**.”

Jussie was admitted and treated at Northwestern Memorial Hospital after the attack, but he’s already been released. As of right now Law enforcement sources say Chicago PD is investigating the incident as a possible hate crime.

Jussie, 35, star confirmed he was gay back in 2015 during an interview with Ellen DeGeneres. From there, he said he hoped to help other gay people feel less alone. We will continue to keep you updated on all the details when more have been shared.

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