Essence

Jussie Smollett at The The Black AIDS Insitute 2018 Hosts Heroes in The Struggle Gala at The California African-American Museum on December 1, 2018 in Los Angeles, California.
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February 01, 2019 - 12:57 pm
By Lisa Respers France, CNN (CNN) -- Jussie Smollett has a message for his supporters: "I'm OK." In a statement first published by Essence on Friday, the "Empire" actor, who said he was attacked in the early morning hours on Tuesday in what Chicago police are investigating as a possible hate crime...
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