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New Evidence Suggests Jussie Smollett Orchestrated Attack

Chicago Police now believe Jussie Smollett orchestrated his assault by paying two men, according to new information provided by law enforcement sources with knowledge of the investigation. The brothers, Abimbolya ‘Abel’ and Olabinjo ‘Ola’ Osundairo, who were arrested Wednesday, were released without charges Friday after Chicago police discovered “new evidence.” …

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Two Suspects In Jussie Smollett Attack Released After New Evidence

The two men that were arrested in connection to Jussie Smollett’s racist, homophobic attack have been released.  “Due to new evidence as a result of today’s interrogations, the individuals questioned by police in the Empire case have now been released without charging, and detectives have additional investigative work to complete,” said Chicago …

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Two Nigerian Brothers, Who Are Acquaintances Of Jussie Smollett, Arrested At Chicago O’Hare Airport In Connection to Smollett’s Attack

Jussie Smollett Unsealed Case

Two Nigerian brothers have been detained and are being questioned over the Jussie Smollett attack. Actors Abimbolya ‘Abel’ and Olabinjo ‘Ola’ Osundairo were picked up by police at Chicago O’Hare Airport after arriving back from Nigeria. Police are treating the brothers as suspects and not persons of interest although neither …

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Jussie Smollett Cries During Emotional First Interview Since Targeted Assault: “It Feels Like If I Had Said It Was A Muslim Or A Mexican Or Someone Black I Feel Like The Doubters Would’ve Supported Me A Lot More”

Jussie Smollett Unsealed Case

Empire star, Jussie Smollett, sat down with ABC’s Robin Roberts for his first interview following the racist and homophobic attack he suffered in Chicago last month. The interview aired on Good Morning America on Thursday morning. A brief promo video of the interview was released prior to the show airing, …

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Jussie Smollett’s “Heavily Redacted” Phone Records “Are Not Sufficient,” Officials May Request More Information From Smollett to Help His Hate Crime Attack Case

Jussie Smollett's Lawyers Suggest White Face

After two weeks of misinformation and speculation in the wake of Jussie Smollett’s racist, homophobic attack in Chicago, the “Empire” actor has officially turned over his phone records – but since, Smollett’s evidence was ”limited and heavily redacted,”  officials remain at a standstill in the case.  Back in January, Smollett was …

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Jussie Smollett’s Neighbors “Don’t Believe” Smollett’s Homophobic, Racist Attack Story: “[It] Doesn’t Really Make Sense”

Jussie Smollett Mayor Slams

Back in January, “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett was attacked in what Chicago police called a hate crime. In the initial report, provided by Smollett’s 60-year-old friend, Smollett was attacked by two men who were hollering homophobic and racial slurs. According to police, Smollett was found with stained clothing and “white …

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Fox Suspends Empire Production In Chicago Over Frigid Temperatures

On Wednesday, Fox temporarily suspended production on its hit show, “Empire.” However, according to E! News, the suspension was not directly linked to the anti-gay, racist incident, involving “Empire” star #JussieSmollett, that occurred on Tuesday morning.  Instead, the network stopped production on the musical series, as well as its hit …

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