Reports: Smollett Rehearsed The Attack Which Was Staged Because Hate Letter Didn’t Get Enough Attention

Hot Air | 2/18/2019 | Staff
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TMZ is reporting that Jussie Smollett not only staged the hate crime against himself but also scouted a location and rehearsed how it would go down with the two brothers who carried it out:

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Law - Enforcement - Sources - TMZ - Abel

Law enforcement sources tell TMZ, Abel and Ola Osundairo told cops they got in a car with Jussie and scouted a location, settling on the one right outside the actor’s apartment. The brothers said Jussie chose the spot because he believed a camera would have captured the action.

Our sources say the brothers told police Jussie said he wanted to make it a “physical thing,” but not to the point he’d be seriously injured.

Today - CBS - Chicago - Motive - Attarck

Also today, CBS 2 in Chicago is reporting on a possible motive for the attarck. Reporter Charlie DeMar has previously been ahead of the curve on this story and he’s one of three reporters on this story:

“Empire” actor Jussie Smollett, upset after a racist letter sent to the show’s studio didn’t get a “bigger reaction,” is suspected of paying two men to attack him a week later, according to multiple sources with direct knowledge of the investigation.

De - Mar - Phone - Osundairo - Brothers

De Mar spoke on the phone exclusively with the Osundairo brothers Monday afternoon. In a joint statement, they said: “We are not racist. We are not homophobic, and we are not anti-Trump. We were born and raised in Chicago and are American citizens.”

There had previously been a report that Smollett may have been motivated to stage a hate hoax because he was about...
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