FBI Screening Mail Sent to ‘Empire’ Cast After Jussie Smollett Attack
In the wake of the horrific attack on Jussie Smollett, the FBI is working with the cast and crew of “Empire” to find out who could have sent Jussie threatening mail days before his attack. They are also screening any incoming mail to prevent harm being done to the rest of the cast,
TMZ reports that sources close to the set of the show state that a private security company was hired by the show and met with FBI agents to establish a protocol for inspecting all incoming mail. They will also be examining all mail with gloves so that no evidence is compromised.
The new time has to jobs; to flag threatening, incoming mail and alert the FBI. they must also find out new evidence into the letter Jussie already received that contained homophobic and racists insults along with an image of a noose, which was used in his attack after.
They are also doing regular sweeps of the set and production for anybody that looks out of place.