‘Empire’ star, Jussie Smollett was the victim of a sickening hate-crime on Monday night (28 Jan) in Chicago.
Two white men in ski masks approached the actor as he left a Subway outlet, yelling:
The men attacked Smollett, fracturing a rib and putting a noose around his neck as they shouted:
Reports say that the men also poured bleach on Smollett, who was taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital and has since been discharged.
Chicago police are investigating the attack, which has the look of being premeditated as Jussie had previously received a note saying: