Jussie Smollett Defends Himself Against Damning Hoax Allegations

Jussie Smollett: I'm the Victim Here, People!!!!

The investigation into Jussie Smollett has taken more twists and turns than an Empire season finale.

In the latest unexpected development to emanate from what had originally appeared to be a simple (albeit horrific) case of assault against the star, Smollett has released a statement through his legal team.

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Jussie Smollett Tears Up on GMA, Admits: "I'm Pissed Off"

Jussie Smollett Tears Up on GMA, Admits: "I'm Pissed Off"

Jussie Smollett has spoken out in a public forum for the first time since getting brutally attacked in Chicago late last month.

At various points in his sit-down today with Robin Roberts on Good Morning America, the Empire actor had to fight back tears as he discussed what happened to him early in the morning of January 29.

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