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New details emerged after Chicago Police spoke with the two men who are suspects in the attack against Jussie Smollett. According to USA Today, authorities “were pursuing ‘additional detective work’ Sunday amid claims an attack on actor-singer Jussie Smollett may have been faked.”
The two brothers reportedly told police that they were paid by Smollett to stage the attack. Smollett’s legal team issued a statement saying that “nothing is further from the truth and anyone claiming otherwise is lying.” They also said their client would continue to cooperate with the police but he felt “victimized” by this.
Smollett recently appeared on Good Morning America to talk about the criticism he received after he didn’t immediately give authorities his phone records. He told Robin Roberts, “I still want to believe, with everything that has happened, that there is something called justice.” Watch the full interview here.
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