‘Empire’ Star Jussie Smollett Hospitalized After Being Attacked with a Noose By Homophobic, Racist Trump Supporters Screaming ‘MAGA’

‘Empire’ star Jussie Smollett was the victim of a homophobic, racist attack that left him hospitalized.

According to reports, Jussie was brutally attacked by two men who beat him up, put his head in a noose and screamed, “This is MAGA country.”

via TMZ:

The incident went down around 2 AM Tuesday in Chicago, and according to one report, 2 men wearing ski masks placed a noose around Jussie’s neck during the attack. ThatGrapeJuice.Net says Jussie had recently received a creepy letter with cut out letters spelling, “You will die black f**.” 

Law enforcement sources tell us Chicago PD is investigating the incident as a battery.

We know Jussie was admitted and treated at Northwestern Memorial Hospital after the attack, but he’s already been released.  

Chicago PD released the following statement regarding the attack:

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