‘Empire’ Star Jussie Smollett Declined Additional Security Before Attack | TMZ NEWSROOM TODAY


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  1. So ya care to be first but do ya care about y this is here?😂 people💆🏽‍♂️

  2. Forgive me but something about this story just does not sound right seriously, As a black man I’m all for standing up for my people but I’m not just going to start running around like a chicken with no head on over everything I read or see and things like this strike me & appear as propaganda I don’t know why..

      That’s the way to incorporate fantasy into reality. To the point you can’t tell the difference. It’s like an episode of Empire happening in real life. Or is it? TMZ didn’t report about Drake kissing a minor and touching her breast but we have R. Kelly documentaries 😂 😂

    • I hope you’re not seriously implying that this was as all a ruse to make trump supporters look bad.

    • +ANDREW KNIGHT on the contrary.. If he was beaten really bad? His eyes would be swollen shut, missing teeth and big lumps everywhere not just a scratch.. i’ve been beaten up before, i know 1st hand the is PROPAGANDA!

    • +ANDREW KNIGHT YOU Still would have your teeth and forehead bashed in, just bashed in smoothly/slipknot will kill. So he wasnt really beaten that bad

    • I cannot believe anyone would doubt that, what does he have to gain by what? making up the story? That kind of thinking is different, but equal to the MAGA people. Sorry not sorry.

  3. whats the point to attack famous people they are just regular people like you 😒😒😒😒😒😒🤦‍♂️🤦‍♂️🤦‍♂️🤦‍♂️

  4. Why wouldn’t you want extra security on a city who’s crime rate has increased
    Im a Chicago resident
    Im not walking outside pass 9pm by myself
    Imma pray he gets well soon
    But, it sounds a bit fishy smelling😤

    • I agree, why would a celebrity be walking down the street in Chicago at 2:00 a.m. And the weird side of the story is it just happens to be a young black gay men beaten up by two MAGA hat wearing white people. This is the type of story that is usually made up that would blow the internet and yet here it is. Strange

  5. 📢📢Idc what anyone says,this was a planned attack…its so ludicrous that its almost cartoonie…maga hats, screaming its in the name of trump, and the noose. This was a planned attack by left extremists. Bottom line

  6. This sounds like Jussie might have set that up hisself because after getting a letter like that I know I would’ve had around the clock security something just seems fishy with him not wanting after hours Security after that letter especially in Chicago with all the stuff going on out there

  7. I don’t think it’s a mystery that Chicago is NOT MAGA Country. Please!!! And they just happened to have a noose and no one noticed? You can’t hide that in your pocket. I’d also like to know why he didn’t mention the MAGA thing the first time he talked to the cops? I feel bad for him and what happened. I like him alot as an actor and a person, this whole thing just doesn’t add up.

  8. I hope they catch these attackers!!! The Southside of Chicago is crawling with white guys in ski masks with maga hats on top of their ski masks walking around in -70° below zero weather in 5 feet of snow carrying buckets of bleach and heavy rope made into pre tied nooses screaming THIS IS MAGA COUNTRY at the top of their lungs at 3 am with surveillance cameras every 2 feet. It’s going to take dedicated police work butt I think the CIA and FBI can solve this and catch these scum.

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