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Build Presents Lee Daniels & Jussie Smollett Discussing Their Show 'Empire'

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The world was delivered shocking news yesterday afternoon as it was reported that FOX Empire star Jussie Smollett is viciously attacked while leaving his apartment in Chicago going to get something to eat by two men yelling racial an homophobic slurs. The men proceeded to beat Smollett, pour a chemical on his face and then tied a rope around his neck.

Here is know about Jussie Smollett took himself to the hospital after his attack where he remains is recovering from his injuries. Police are still trying to find camera’s that have a view of the attack, no arrests at this time. The FBI is now getting involved. If anyone seen anything they are encouraged to contact authorities.

Jussie Smollett is plays Jamal Lyon on FOX Empire has always been openly gay an honesty that fans have always respected. Empire creator Lee Daniels took to social media to give encouraging words to Jussie as well as share his outrage at such a heinous attack.

We will continue to keep Jussie uplifted in or prayers and give you updates on his recovery as well as arrests that we pray will be coming sooner than later.

Take a look at the videos below

Jussie Smollet music video “Hurt People”

Jussie Smollet music video “F U W”