Actor Jussie Smollett from “Empire” made headlines in January when he accused white Trump supporters of confronting him late at night on a sub-freezing Chicago night, beating him, pouring bleach on him, and stringing a noose around his neck.
Smollett was seen carrying his Subway sandwich as he entered his building with a string on his neck.
On Thursday Smollett’s story collapsed after police arrested two African acquaintances from the “Empire” show.
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It wasn’t that long ago the entire cast from “Empire” released a campaign ad in support of Crooked Hillary Clinton
The cast of Empire have united behind Hillary Clinton in a new campaign advert. Directed by Lee Daniels, the ad focuses on the issue of race with Bryshere Gray, a.k.a. Hakeem Lyon, saying, “There’s only one person in this race who said Black Lives Matter.” The ad goes on to list Trayvon Martin and other victims of gun violence.