It is 2019 but it seems a person’s sexual orientation is still is big issue. Jussie Smollett, popularly known for his role as Jamal Lyon on the hit TV series, Empire, was recently hospitalized after being attacked by two white men in Chicago (USA).
The attackers reportedly battered, poured bleach on the actor and also yelled racial and homophobic slurs towards him. One of the men allegedly wrapped a rope around Jussie’s neck during the attack.
The incident occurred around 2 a.m. on Monday night when Jussie Smollett
was reportedly exiting a Subway restaurant.
Many Hollywood stars and celebs have taken to social media to show support their and also call for justice for Jussie Smollett.
Lee Daniels, creator of Empire shared an emotional reaction to Smollett’s attack
John Legend, Shonda Rhimes, Amanda Seales, Zendaya, Mindy Kaling and many other stars also sent out their love and support for Jussie Smollett