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EMPIRE star Jussie Smollett attacked with chemical substance

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“Empire” star Jussie Smollett is recovering from an attack that allegedly went down just as he landed in Chicago and included the use of a chemical substance.

The 35-year-old actor had traveled from New York on Monday night, as “Empire” is filmed in Chicago where Smollett has a residence.

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Chicago police now say during a follow-up interview with Smollett, he recalled the suspects shouting about “MAGA Country.”
10:45 AM PT: Police are currently searching for video evidence of the alleged attack.
8:59 AM PT: — Smollett told police the chemical substance thrown in his face was bleach. We’re told officials are currently running tests to verify the chemicals.

News media tonight is labeling this a hate crime..

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