Smollett Says No Truth He Played Role in Attack

Attorneys for Jussie Smollett say there is no truth to reports that the "Empire" actor played a role in an assault on him by what he described as two men shouting homophobic and racial slurs.

  • Published 16 February 2019
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Attorneys for Jussie Smollett say there is no truth to reports that the "Empire" actor played a role in an assault on him last month by what he described as two men shouting homophobic and racial slurs. In a statement late Saturday the lawyers say: "Nothing is further from the truth and anyone claiming otherwise is lying." His lawyers say that Smollett will continue to cooperate with a Chicago police investigation into the reported attack.… Read at AP News