Jussie Smollett Performs and Says ‘I Couldn’t Let Those Motherf*****s Win’ | TMZ

Jussie Smollett stood tall Saturday night as he made his first public appearance since Tuesday's attack, telling hundreds of fans, "I had to be here tonight. I couldn't let these motherf*****s win."

SUBSCRIBE:

About TMZ:
TMZ has consistently been credited for breaking the biggest stories dominating the entertainment news landscape and changed the way the public gets their news. Regularly referenced by the media, TMZ is one of the most cited entertainment news sources in the world.

Subscribe to TMZ on YouTube for breaking celebrity news/ gossip and insight from the newsroom staff (TMZ Chatter & TMZ News), the best clips from TMZ on TV, Raw & Uncut TMZ paparazzi video (from TMZ.com) and the latest video from TMZ Sports and TMZ Live!

Keeping Up with Our YouTube Exclusive Content:
TMZ Chatter: TMZ newsroom staff insight and commentary from stories/ photos/ videos on TMZ.com
TMZ News: The latest news you need to know from TMZ.com
Raq Rants: Raquel Harper talks to a celebrity guest with ties to the hip hop and R&B communities.
Behind The Bar Podcast: TMZ's lawyers Jason Beckerman and Derek Kaufman loiter at the intersection of law and entertainment, where they look closely at the personalities, events and trends driving the world of celebrity — and how the law affects it all.

We love Hollywood, we just have a funny way of showing it.

Need More TMZ?
TMZ Website:
LIKE TMZ on Facebook!
FOLLOW TMZ on Twitter!
FOLLOW TMZ on Instagram!
TMZ on TV & TMZ Sports on FS1 Tune In Info:
TMZ is on iOS!
TMZ is on Android!

Got a Tip?
Contact TMZ:

Check out TMZ Live, TMZ Sports and toofab!
TMZ Live:
Subscribe! TMZ Live:
TMZ Sports:
Subscribe! TMZ Sports:
Toofab:
Subscribe! toofab:

36 Comments

  1. How was Jussie able to heal his broken ribs in just 5 days? I guess he is a super human, cuz’ he fought off two attackers pouring bleach & putting a noose on him while he managed to hold his sandwich and make a call to his manager instead of dialing 911. LMAO!

  2. How’d he get beaten by 2 men with no injuries and no black eye. What happened? How did he get away from people trying to hang him? What kind of hanging ends with no visible injuries at all?

  3. BREAKING NEWS!!! An anonymous source has come forward to police with evidence in the form of a note left at the crime scene. It reads as follows:
    “Ok gang, tonight’s the night! Our sources have informed us that Jussie will be at the subway around 2am. Have your nooses ready and make sure to put the bleach in a thermos so it doesn’t freeze cus it’s -25 outside. And don’t forget to wear your robes that have the invisibility function cus there’s cameras everywhere. Now let’s go show that one guy from that one tv show we didn’t know existed what maga country is all about!!
    Sincerely,
    The Klan

    p.s. try not to damage his face or anything, he’s got a concert to perform this weekend.”

  4. He belongs in jail.Anyone who has broken a rib knows if you tried to move like this a couple days after you would be in so much pain you couldn’t breath.

  5. I can’t even comprehend having so much hate built up inside to do what this man did then get onstage like nothing happened.Some people really are just sick in the head.

  6. According to surveillance footage this guy, after he had been attacked, he walked into his manager’s apartment building past security still carrying his subway sandwich. If you’ve been horrifically attacked, is your first instinct to save your sandwich? why didn’t he go straight to the hospital? Why did he walk past building security? Shouldn’t he inform them he was attacked and there were crazy men outside?

  7. Shame on TMZ for perpetuating this campaign. More lies and hate from the Left has become an everyday occurrence.

  8. Does Hollywood realize we can see them? Not one person outside of that bubble bought this from day 1. Do THEY believe it?!?! You guys need to call a meeting, or have some kind of intervention. Seriously.

  9. Jussie,

    A late night bootycall gone wrong doesn’t give you the right to file a false police report and make it political. Your story doesn’t add up and the people that still believe you are in denial

Comments are closed.