After the attack, "Empire" star Jussie Smollett spoke
LOS ANGELES. After the seemingly homophobic and racist attack on US actor Jussie Smollett (36), the star of the "Empire" has first released its name.
"I'm fine, my body is strong, but my soul is stronger," Friday American American actor told Essence magazine.
He works closely with the authorities and believes that "justice will be decisive". Such cowardly attacks on black and homosexuals often occur, he was not an isolated case, Smollett continued. Soon he will tell you more about the terrible incident.
Open gay actors attacked strangers on Tuesday's open street in Chicago, possibly offended by racist and homophobic. Both attackers had admired Donald Trump's slogan: "Make America Great Again", it was said. Police published photos of the security camera. Two men were called "persons of special interest".
After the incident, many celebrities were shocked, including former vice president Joe Biden, actresses Emma Watson and Ellen Page, and singer John Legend. Page criticized Trump's administration.
"If you are in a position of power, you hate people and want to hurt them if you use so much and harm others throughout your career – what do you think is happening then?" She asked on Thursday night (local time) "Late Show" on US President and Deputy Mike Pence address. Shortly criticized for aggressive rhetoric against minorities.
Smollets have been playing since the 2015 drama series "Empire", a talented R&B singer Jamal Joseph Lyon. In addition, in 2017 he was in a science fiction film "Alien: Covenant".
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