Lee Daniels Reacts to Jussie Smollett’s Alleged Attack

On Tuesday morning, news broke that “Empire” star Jussie Smollett was attacked in Chicago.

"Empire" co-creator Lee Daniels shared his emotional reaction to the attack on Instagram. He said, "You didn’t deserve nor anybody deserves to have a noose put around your neck, to have bleach thrown on you, to be called ‘die f**got n**ga’ or whatever they said to you. You are better than that. We are better than that. America is better than that. It starts at home. It starts at home, yo. We have to love each other regardless of what sexual orientation we are because it shows we are united on a united front and no racist f**k can come in and do the things that they did to you. Hold your head up, Jussie. I’m with you. I’ll be there in a minute. It’s just another f**king day in America.”

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