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Police: Jussie Smollett gave detailed instructions in hate crime hoax

4 monthes ago   |   By Boston Herald

Actor Jussie Smollett laid out vivid instructions for how the men he allegedly hired should accost him in a hate crime hoax, including that they should refer to “MAGA country” - drawing the personal ire of the president synonymous with the slogan, prosecutors said.
Smollett, 36, turned himself in to face a felony charge that he filed a false police report last month when he told authorities he was attacked in downtown Chicago by two masked men who hurled racist and anti-gay slurs at him and looped a rope around the neck of the black and gay “Empire” actor, police said.
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