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Jussie Smollett Attack Hoax? Hires Michael Monico

The Wrap reports that police believe that Empire star Jussie Smollett may have paid his two brothers to staged the attack that left him beaten, soaked in bleach with a rope around his neck.

Two Nigerian Brothers Were Arrested In Connection To The Jussie Smollett Attack

According to CNN, two brothers were arrested by Chicago police on Friday and they are now cooperating with law enforcement in connection to the Jussie Smollett attack. Sources told CNN that there is evidence that proves that the brothers purchased the rope used in the attack from an Ace Hardware store in Chicago.


Twitter is dragging Jussie Smollett and #JussieSmollettHoax is trending. The following tweet calls out the celebrities who supported Smollett when the news broke:

The tweet below shows how Smollett should have reacted when he was approached by the brothers who allegedly helped him stage the attack:

Jussie Smollett Hires Lawyer Michael Monico

PJ Media reports that Smollett hired Michael Cohen’s lawyer, Michael Monico. The tweet below explains that Smollett may have decided to hire Monico after the Nigerian brothers started cooperating with the police.

Do you think the Jussie Smollett attack was a hoax? Share your thoughts in the comment section below.

By Jason John

Jason John is based in Maryland and covers Empire BBK’s News and Entertainment. He was previously a producer for the mobile site, helping to present Empire BBK’s news report to readers. More