The Chicago police are nonetheless working away at nabbing the 2 suspects who jumped Empire actor Jussie Smollett and left him battered and bruised with a noose round his neck. Jussie's group has shut down claims that the actor just isn't handing over proof to police and new reviews from TMZ show that he's, in reality, cooperating since he is nonetheless answering any and all questions had by the investigators.
According to the publication, cops aren't solely questioning Jussie once more but in addition one other actor who has appeared on the FOX collection. The unknown actor was reportedly picked up from O'Hare Airport final night time together with one other man that was with him. The two males are labeled as "individuals of curiosity" and cops suppose they could be the people that had been seen within the grainy images from the night time of the assault.
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"Jussie is the sufferer right here, which has been said by the Superintendent of Police. Jussie has voluntarily supplied his cellphone data from inside an hour of the assault and given a number of statements to police," his group shared in an announcement.
"Chicago PD has repeatedly knowledgeable us that they discover Jussie’s account of what occurred that night time constant and credible. Superintendent Johnson has been clear from day one which Jussie is a sufferer. We are persevering with to work carefully with the Chicago PD and stay assured that they'll discover Jussie’s attackers and produce them to justice."