The US police seem to doubt that the actor Jussie Smollett ("Empire") was the victim of a homophobic and racist attack. The investigations have shifted to the interrogation of the two, in the meantime, the arrested person"".
The openly gay, African-American US actor should now be re-interviewed as a spokesman for the Chicago police said on Sunday. Two days earlier, the police had established two "potential Suspects" again and make no accusations against you. U.S. media reports, the attack might have been staged.
The 36-year-old Star of the television series "Empire" had been attacked according to information at the end of January in the heart of downtown Chicago, two Unknown. The attackers reportedly shouted, therefore, racist and homophobic insults, Smollett, and beaten him with a rope around the neck. In addition, you should have him covered with an "unknown liquid chemical".
Smollet angry about doubt
police launched an investigation because of a possible "hate crime". The incident triggered in the USA horror, representatives of the film industry, but also politicians, were outraged.
The first Interview is with Jussi Smollett after the attack. (Video: Youtube/ABC News)
Later, two Suspects were arrested. You should report according to media, two brothers act, one of whom worked for "Empire". Smollett himself gave last week in the ABC television Interview, in which he described Details of the alleged attack and angry about doubt as to its presentation. (chk/sda)
Created: 18.02.2019, 03:21 PM