Jussie Smollett performs a tribute to President's Award recipient John Legend at the 47th NAACP Image Awards in Pasadena, California, on February 5. Photo: Reuters

Case of ‘racist, anti-gay’ attack on US actor Jussie Smollett takes a radical twist, as two black suspects are arrested

  • Jussie Smollett’s account of an attack by masked men who declared ‘this is MAGA country’ and put a rope around his neck had been met with scepticism from some
  • Police said they had no reason to believe his account was a hoax, and arrested two Nigerian brothers, one of whom worked with Smollett on TV’s ‘Empire’
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Jussie Smollett performs a tribute to President's Award recipient John Legend at the 47th NAACP Image Awards in Pasadena, California, on February 5. Photo: Reuters
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