Empire star, Jussie Smollett who acted as Jamal Lyon in the series, was Savagely beaten up by two homophobic men and has since been hospitalized.
The star was brutally beaten up by two homophobes, as they beat him, they put his head in a nosse and shouted “this is MAGA country.”
The actor Jussie arrived Chicago from New York city late Monday morning at 2am, and was hungry and went to a Subway in order to get food, but was then attacked in the process, as narrated by Jussie to TMZ.
The two homophobic men, both white, screamed” aren’t you the faggot, ’empire’ nigga”?, when they both saw Jussie.
While they ferociously attacked Jussie, he tried fighting back, but they beat him up so bad, that he ended up with a fractured rib. They then put a rope around his neck, poured bleach on him and left him there as they shouted “this is Maga country”.
Jussie was taken to the North Western Memorial hospital where he was treated, and was discharged later on Tuesday morning.
Jussie has been attacked severally, this isn’t the first time he is been attacked by homophobes. Eight days ago he received a letter in Chicago Fox Studio, which contained some cut out letters, spelling “you will die black fag”. The envelope carrying the letter had a write up title Maga, at the upper left corner.
Investigation is been carried out by the Chicago PD, Jussie attack has been be termed a possible hate crime, the PD is combing the area of the attack for any video.