Key minutes since Jussie Smollett revealed Chicago assault

Jussie Smollett is going being investigated for this present week on charges that he misled Chicago police when the previous Empire entertainer and R&B artist announced being the casualty of a bigot and homophobic assault almost three years prior

CHICAGO Jussie Smollett goes to preliminary Monday on charges that he deceived Chicago police when the previous “Domain” entertainer and R&B vocalist detailed being the casualty of a bigot and homophobic assault almost three years prior. Some critical minutes in the story:

Smollett gets a bigot and homophobic compromising letter at the studio in Chicago where Empire is shot. Police later say they accept Smollett sent the letter himself.

Jussie Smollett tells police he was assaulted by two men in midtown Chicago at 2 a.m. The entertainer says the men utilized bigot and homophobic slurs, folded a rope over his neck and poured an obscure substance on him. Police say Smollett, who is Black and gay, told analysts the aggressors likewise hollered he was in MAGA country, an obvious reference to President Donald Trump’s Make America Great Again crusade trademark that some Trump pundits call bigot and biased.

Chicago police say they’ve surveyed many long stretches of observation camera film, including of Smollett strolling downtown, yet none shows the assault. Police get and discharge pictures of two individuals they need to address, calling them “people of interest.

Reports of an attack on Smollett draw shock and backing for him via web-based media from certain lawmakers and famous people.

Smollett’s family gives an assertion considering the assault a disdain wrongdoing and questioning cases that he changed his story.

Smollett gives an assertion saying he’s OK, that he’s working with specialists and has been 100% verifiable and steady on each level.

Smollett opens a show in West Hollywood, California, with a passionate discourse, saying he needed to play the show since he was unable to allow his aggressors to win.

Chicago police get two Nigerian siblings at Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport after police learn somewhere around one dealt with “Domain.” Police question them and search their condo.