Jussie Smollett May Have Concocted Hoax After Attack on Lee Daniels' Gay Cousin

TMZ | 2/23/2019 | Staff
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Jussie Smollett might have gotten the idea to stage his own attack after Lee Daniels talked about his cousin getting assaulted because he's gay ... at least that's what some members of the "Empire" cast think.

Sources close to the "Empire" production tell TMZ ... some cast members think Jussie's gears started grinding in his head days after Lee posted a video on Instagram on January 10 calling out homophobia. In that same post, the "Empire" creator captioned it, "This past week my cousin was beat up for being gay and I am sick of hearing these stories."

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Our sources say Lee then showed up to the set and shared more about the story. Everyone was visibly upset that Lee's family had gone...
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