Jussie Smollett Absent from ‘Empire’ TV Promo After Hoax Attack

Breitbart | 3/15/2019 | Staff
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A promotional video for the Fox series Empire posted online is notably missing one of its stars, the now-indicted felon Jussie Smollett.

In a video posted to the official Empire YouTube channel on March 13, a new episode is teased, but Smollett is nowhere to be found — sans a split second out-of-focus shot.

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The star’s absence comes after he was arrested last month for staging an attack against himself, according to Chicago Police.

In January, Smollett claimed that he was attacked by two masked men who beat him, put a rope around his neck, dumped a chemical on him, and yelled “This is MAGA country!” He also claimed that the men called him racist, homophobic slurs.

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Chicago police announced in February that they believe he planned...
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