Feb 15 2019
The men began "tussling", and after a while, Smollett's attackers ran away.
An interview clip was posted online.
He also said he resented the inaccurate narrative that the attack stemmed from a "date gone bad".
Smollett told authorities he was attacked early January 29 by two men who were "yelling out racial and homophobic slurs".
The news sparked outrage on social media, but some questioned Smollett's account.
In a preview for the segment, which will air on Thursday (US time), the Empire star is seen giving a tearful account of the incident, which Chicago police have described as a possible hate crime that was racially motivated and homophobic. "And that somehow maybe I added a little extra trinket, you know, of the MAGA thing", said Smollett.
"It became a thing of like, 'Oh, It's not necessarily that you don't believe that this is the truth, you don't even want to see the truth, '" he said. "Like, how do you not believe that?' It's the truth".
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"We have no reason to think he's not being genuine with us", Johnson said.
Smollett said he didn't want to call police at first, but that his friend and creative director, Frank Gatson, called on his behalf.
"Empire" star Jussie Smollett insisted Thursday that he was targeted by two men shouting racial and gay slurs - and "This is MAGA country" - because of his public comments against President Trump. "I turned around and I see the attacker masked and he said: 'This Maga country [bleep]' and punched me right in the face so I punched his arse right back". Number two: I want them to stop being able to say "allegedly".
The actor, best known for his role as the gay character Jamal Lyon on the Fox TV show, said the attack happened when he was out looking for food in Chicago having just landed in the city. It's all I know.
Later on Monday, another Chicago police spokesman, Anthony Guglielmi, told Chicago's ABC 7, "We are very appreciative of the victim's cooperation, however, the records provided do not meet the burden for a criminal investigation". "They called me a f*ggot, they called me a n*gger".
He said that his assailant had used the phrase coined by Donald Trump, Make America Great Again, Maga, as he laid into the actor.
Smollett said he gave a body description of his alleged attackers as best as he could because he doesn't have details such as eye color.
"I don't have any doubt in my mind that that's them", he told the network.
Feb 14 2019
Trudeau says he's surprised, puzzled by Wilson-Raybould's resignation
The SNC-Lavalin issue dates back to 2015 when the federal government laid corruption charges against the Quebec based company. In a statement, Settee called the resignation a "significant step backwards" for reconciliation.
Feb 10 2019
Moto G7 series with ‘all day battery life’, dual cameras launched
Optics wise, the smartphone bears a single 12-megapixel rear camera with an f/2.0 aperture and an 8-megapixel f/2.2 selfie camera. Don't get it wrong, the G7 is not a flagship model but its features and specs are way enhanced than the G7 Play and G7 Power.
Feb 10 2019
Toronto Raptors reportedly acquire Marc Gasol
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Feb 10 2019
EU Sentenced to Failure for following Opposition, Says Maduro
United public outcry". "We have recently revealed a conspiracy to stage a coup, funded and supported from Colombia", he noted. So did the Lima Group countries (excluding Mexico), the Organization of American States, and a number of other countries.
Feb 09 2019
Albert Finney, Daddy Warbucks in 'Annie', has died at age 82
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Feb 09 2019
Toronto Raptors: Trading for Marc Gasol a gamble worth taking
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Feb 09 2019
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Feb 07 2019
Pels declined to play 'healthy' Davis, report says
The Pelicans believe that the Lakers' bid at the trade deadline will still be available to them in the offseason, sources said. What's more, there's a small possibility that the Knicks could win the draft lottery and become viable candidates for a trade.
Feb 07 2019
Texas man killed after e-cigarette explodes in his face
Mr Brown was at least the second person to die from an exploding vaporiser in the United States over the past 12 months. A piece of the e-cigarette was found in his throat and he was put into a medically-induced coma.
Feb 07 2019
Venezuela Military Uses Barricade to Stop Aid From Opposition
His hardline position is at odds with poverty-stricken Venezuelans when have been hit hardest by the country's economic collapse. At the Group's meeting Monday in Ottawa, Canada, which is a member, pledged $53 million in humanitarian aid to Venezuela.
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