Empire’s superstar, actor Jussie Smollett, was attacked early this morning in Chicago! My source says he was attacked by two white men wearing masks; and it appears to have been a hate crime. The actor was not only beat up, but the masked assailants also put a rope around his neck and poured bleach on him. The pair also yelled, “this is MAGA country” as they left. Sources say Smollett took himself to the hospital and has since been released.

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