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Police deny Jussie Smollett attack was staged to save him from Empire sacking

Sydney Morning Herald Friday, 15 February 2019
Police deny Jussie Smollett attack was staged to save him from Empire sackingMedia outlets in Chicago have claimed that police are investigating if the attack was staged because his character was being written out of the hip-hop drama.
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News video: Reports: Chicago Police Believe Jussie Smollett Orchestrated Attack

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Police sources told CNN that they believe actor Jussie Smollett orchestrated the alleged "hate" crime against him last month. Cristy Fajardo reports.

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