Jussie Smollett cops arrest two Nigerian brothers who worked as Empire EXTRAS over ‘racist attack’ on star

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Jussie Smollett cops arrest two Nigerian brothers who worked as Empire EXTRAS over ‘racist attack’ on star

TWO brothers who reportedly worked as Empire extras have been arrested over the allegedly racist and homophobic attack on actor Jussie Smollett.

Jussie, 36, told how he was beaten, doused in acid and had a noose put around his neck by white attackers shouting "This is MAGA country" (Make America Great Again). Instagram Abimbola ‘Abel’ and Olabinjo ‘Ola’ Osundairo have been arrested over the attack on Empire actor Jussie Smollett Jussie, 36, told how he was beaten, doused in acid and had a noose put around his neck So the investigation into Jussie’s account took a sharp turn today when cops announced they had arrested two black men with ties to Empire.

It came hours after Jussie hit back at claims he faked the Chicago attack because he was being written out of Empire.

Nigerian brothers Abimbola ‘Abel’ and Olabinjo ‘Ola’ Osundairo have been identified as “persons of interest” in the alleged hate attack which took place in the early hours of January 29.

The men worked with Jussie on the set of his hit TV show Empire and worked out with him at the gym, according to reports.

Police spokesman Anthony Guglielmi said authorities had probable cause to believe the suspects committed assault […]

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