Dzhussi Smollett hospitalized.
The actor of television series “Empire” (Empire, 2015 – present. Time) Dzhussi Smollett hospitalized after unknown persons attacked him on a street in Chicago (Illinois). This was announced on Tuesday by broadcaster NBC.
According to her, 36-year-old Smollett was attacked shortly after he flew from new York to Chicago for shooting. As have informed in police on the street to the actor was approached by two men and began shouting racist remarks at him.
“The offenders started beating the victim with his hands in the face, and then doused him with an unknown substance,” leads NBC’s statement the police Department. According to channel sources, it was bleach. As noted, during the attack, the attackers threw on the neck Smollett rope. They subsequently fled the scene.
The actor is in the hospital, his condition is not reported. Chicago police launched an investigation into the incident. According to preliminary data, was attacked in a hate crime.
A native of California Smollett is known for his roles in the films “Alien: Covenant (Alien: Covenant, 2017), the Marshall (Marshall, 2017), as well as in several TV series, including “Empire”, a story about a music producer who discovers that he is terminally ill.
Last week the actor received a letter with threats and insults of a racist and homophobic character, after which he contacted law enforcement. According to the Internet source the FBI is conducting in connection with this investigation.
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