Cook County D.A.: Jussie Smollett Led Police to Believe Attackers Were White

Breitbart | 2/21/2019 | Staff
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During a press conference Thursday, Cook County Assistant District Attorney Ressa Lanier described in detail how Empire actor Jussie Smollett planned an attack on himself and how he tried to mislead police.

Among the most shocking details, Lanier described how Jussie Smollett originally planned to use gasoline in the “attack” against himself, instead of bleach, and how he tried to mislead police about the race of his attackers. His attackers were not Trump fans, but instead two Nigerian-American brothers Abimbola “Abel” and Olabinjo “Ola” Osundairo.

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According to Lanier, significant details of the attack, like the racial and homophobic slurs used and the rope around his neck were directly requested by Smollett. The actor also allegedly wanted the brothers to use gasoline on him, which did not actually happen, with bleach being used during the “attack” instead.

The 36-year-old also showed the brothers the exact area where he wanted the “attack” to take place, and...
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