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These are crazy times for the cast members of Fox’s hit show, “Empire,” ever since one of its stars, Jussie Smollett, filed a police report alleging a hate crime. Taraji P. Henson, known for her role as Cookie Lyon on the series, says she keeps things together through therapy, and faith in God.
Two law enforcement sources with knowledge of the investigation have officially confirmed that Chicago Police believe Jussie Smollett paid two men to orchestrate his assault. Former sympathizers are expressing outrage, shock and anger.
Department spokesman Anthony Guglielimi said Friday said two men are in custody and have been arrested in the Jussie Smollett case based on probable cause that they may have been involved in a crime. But he says they have not been charged in the Jan. 29 attack.
According to local media reports, Chicago police say the alleged attack on “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett was staged. The entertainer allegedly concocted the scheme after learning his character was being written off the Fox show “Empire.” Get more details inside.
Black openly gay actor, Jussie Smollett, has supporters and doubters of his story of being the target of a homophobic, racist, and politically-motivated attack by Donald Trump supporters. But those who doubt the voracity of his story are growing in number.
Gospel singer-songwriter Fred Hammond may not agree with “Empire” star Jussie Smollett’s gay lifestyle, but he isn’t willing to sit back and let hate prevail. “Prayers go up for Jussie Smollett,” he said.
Chicago police say they've reviewed hundreds of hours of footage from downtown surveillance cameras but haven't found footage yet of the alleged attack on "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett.
35-year-old “Empire” actor, Jussie Smollett, was reportedly the victim of a hate crime in Chicago. He was taken to a hospital and later released in good condition. What happened?