The men, who wore black ski masks, are said to have brutally beaten the 35-year-old, pouring an unknown chemical substance over him - which some outlets have reported as bleach - before using a rope as a noose around his neck. "They were not made initially to responding officers but detectives completed a supplemental report with the updated information". "Nobody looks menacing, and we didn't find a container anywhere", Guglielmi said, referring to a container for the liquid that the actor said was thrown at him. "Two unknown offenders approached him and gained his attention by yelling out racial and homophobic slurs towards him", the Chicago Police Department told HollywoodLife in a statement.
"We ALL have to take this racist and homophobic act of violence very personally!", actress Viola Davis wrote on Twitter.
Police only have low-quality images of two men who were in the same area as Smollett. Numerous responses to Hart's social media posts called out why the attack on Smollett, an openly gay, black man, is why such jokes should be condemned.
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MAGA stands for Make America Great Again, President Donald Trump's campaign slogan and which is now used as a not-so-subtle code by white supremacists and racists. The offenders fled the scene. He was admitted to Northwestern Memorial Hospital after the attack and has been released, with police describing him as being in "good condition". News, production of both Empire and the legal drama Proven Innocent, has been temporarily halted due to the arctic temperatures in Chicago.
Tuesday night, detectives were expanding their search area for videos of the suspects or their cars to along the Chicago riverfront. Based on his account of events, police considered the assault a possible hate crime, and the Federal Bureau of Investigation soon got involved. "Detectives are now working to gather video, identify potential witnesses and establish an investigative timeline", Guglielmi said in an earlier statement.
"Overnight, the Chicago Police Department received a report of a possible racially-charged assault and battery involving a cast member of the television show Empire", the statement read. The letter, addressed to one of the show's actors, triggered a hazardous materials call for fire officials, who determined the powder wasn't unsafe.
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"Empire", which premiered on the Fox network in 2015, is a musical drama that films in Chicago for most of the year.
Terrence Howard is the latest "Empire" co-star to speak out about the attack. Smollett plays a gay musician.
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