The Famous actor has told police and the media how he had been beaten up by two mask wearing white men, who tossed racist and homophobic garble at him outside his building apartment.
Smollett said that his attackers also tied a rope around his neck and poured a bleach-like liquid on him.
Police officials suspected there was more to the story told after much of their interrogation of the potential suspects Olabinjo and Abimbola Osundairo last week. They reportedly stated that Smollett hired them to stage the assault on him.
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