Empire Star Jussie Smollett Attacked By Two Men Who Shouted "This is MAGA country."
The Gay Actor Cum Singer Jussie Smollet Injured In The Attack By Two MAGA Supportive Men
- Jussie Smollett was violently attacked by two unidentified men on Tuesday morning at 2 am.
- Both the men were wearing ski masks while they noosed the actor.
- Smollet was admitted in the North Western Memorial Hospital and was released following day.
- Chicago Police Department is investigating the case as the hate crime.
The Empire Star Jussie Smollet was attacked violently by two men in a homophobic and racist attack on 29 January 2019.
According to the close source to the celebrity, while the gay singer was walking in Chicago at morning 2 am to get some food, he was brutally beaten by two men who pressurized his head on the noose and yelled: "This is MAGA country".
The two mystery man who were wearing skis vigorously attacked the singer who was later admitted and treated in Northwestern Memorial Hospital. He was discharged from the hospital the very morning of Tuesday.
Before the incident, a threatening cut out letter was sent about eight days ago on 18 January 2019 to Jussie when he was at Fox Studios, Chicago. The letter contains racist and homophobic slurs.
Various sources say that the police are investigating the attack as a hate crime.
Many people took on social media to give their support including Bernie Sanders, Kamala Harris, Kirsten Gillibrand and many more.
Many of the verified sources say that the rise of hate crimes is directly linked to President Donald J. Trump's Xenophobic rhetorics.