Jussie Smollett Receives Massive Amount of Support/Calls For Justice via Social Media Following Homophobic/Racist Hate Crime

Posted January 30, 2019

image via Jussie Instagram

Empire‘ star Jussie Smollett was the victim of a racist and homophobic attack on Tuesday as we previously told you. The event is currently being investigated as a hate crime as due to nature of the attack and reportedly the FBI has also stepped in to provide their assistance in the matter in apprehending the two assailants.

Following the news making its rounds, friends, fans, supporters and colleagues of Jussie took to social media to rally around him, call out for immediate justice and declared their stance on racism, homophobia, and the impact that the MAGA “movement” played in the attack.

Get into just a few of the tweets and posts below.

 

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@jussiesmollett #nowords #revolution

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Stay strong. My prayers are with you Lil bro @jussiesmollett 💜🙏🏾

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😣😖😫😡🥵

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I wish what happened to my baby was just one big bad joke but it wasn’t and we all feel his pain right now. @jussiesmollett is pure love to the bone AND THAT IS WHY SO MANY ARE FEELING HIS PAIN BECAUSE IT IS OUR PAIN!!! I tell you one thing HATE WILL NOT WIN!!!! My baby is resilient and love still lives in him. The devil and his minions are very busy right now but one thing is for sure and two things are for certain #GODIS and that is all I know. This song needs to be downloaded until it goes triple platinum because the message is NEEDED. #weareresilientpeople AND #weaintgoingnowhereuntillwearefinished. The love so many have for him just goes to show HE IS LOVE!!!! I LOVE YOU MY BABY MY BABY!!! #LOVEWINSALWAYS. 🙏🏾🙏🏾🙏🏾💋💋💋

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image via Instagram 'Empire' returned on Wednesday from it's winter hiatus
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