#Vocalists, let’s send our thoughts and prayers to Jussie Smollett and his family.
Empire actor Jussie Smollett, was attacked on Monday night in Chicago. The actor was hospitalized after racist, homophobic attack.
Two white men with ski masks, reportedly approached the actor and poured an unknown chemical substance on him and put a rope around his neck in the shape of a noose, while screaming racial slurs at the actor.
The Chicago Police Department released a statement this morning, explaining that this was a racially-charged assault involving the actor. They also went into detail about the severity of the allegations and that they are taking the investigation very seriously, and will be treating this as a hate crime.
Smollett reportedly already been released.
YV Staff: Kashanda Charisma (@kashandacharisma)