Grand Jury Prepares To Consider Claims Jussie Smollett Paid Two Nigerian Brothers To Attack Him
Jussie Smollett is in a world of trouble. Law enforcement sources tell TMZ, that a grand jury is slated to hear evidence from the investigation into the Empire actor’s alleged attack. Smollett told Chicago PD, two assailants yelled racist and homophobic slurs before attacking him.
Police spokesperson Anthony Guglielmi said on Sunday, that the investigation had “shifted” after detectives questioned two Nigerian brothers about the attack and released them without charge.
Meanwhile, Smollett’s lawyers said on Saturday the actor felt “victimized” by reports he played a role in the assault.