Hollywood left was quick to politicize and blame President Donald Trump and his supporters for an alleged hate crime attack. Empire the actor Jussie Smollett – a meeting that, according to the police, would have been organized.
CNN's Shimon Prokupecz reported on Saturday: "The Chicago police believe that Jussie Smollett paid two men to orchestrate the assault.The sources told CNN that the two men were now cooperating fully with the forces of the United States. order. "
CNN: The Chicago police think Jussie Smollett paid two men to orchestrate the assault.
The sources told CNN that the two men were now cooperating fully with the forces of order.
– Shimon Prokupecz (@ShimonPro) February 16, 2019
Smollett had previously claimed that at 2 am in downtown Chicago he had been attacked by a rope, rope around his neck and chemicals thrown on him and that he had been described as racist and homophobic insults. He also stated that the attackers had shouted to him: "This is a MAGA country!"
Hollywood left, of course, used this so-called attack to blame President Trump and the United States in general.
Empire Lee Daniels, co-creator, said, "We must love ourselves, regardless of our sexual orientation, because it shows that we are united on a united front and that no racist fuck can enter and do the things that They made you.
"Look up, Jussie. I agree. I'll be here in a minute. It's just another fucking day in America, "he said.
The singer Cher roars: "VILLAINY, RACISM, HOMOPHOBIE, PROMOTED BY MORE INFAMOUS [clown] IN [the world], Is the poison that kills [America]. "
"[America] IS PPL OF COLOR, "she added. "GOP goes down with the ship djt."
Jussie Smollett, an actor of the Empire, was allegedly attacked in a possible hate crime.NPR. VILLAINY, RACISM, HOMOPHOBIA, PROMOTED BY THE MOST INFAMOUS OF, IS THE POISON THAT KILLS.WHITE KILLS ONLY IS NOT RIGHT.🇺🇸 IS A COLOR PPL.
– Search) January 30, 2019
"Standing with and sending love to @JussieSmollett today … it's a racist crime motivated by hate and that is disgusting and shameful for our country," said pop star Katy Perry.
Be with and send love to @JussieSmollett today … it's a racist crime motivated by hatred and that is disgusting and shameful for our country#WeLoveJussie
– KATY PERRY (@katyperry) January 29, 2019
Actress Olivia Munn asserted, without proof, "Jussie Smollett was violently attacked by two white men who poured him some bleach and put a knot in his neck".
"He was targeted for his black and his homosexuality. That's why we need to have zero tolerance against homophobia and racism. Jussie's life counts. "
Jussie Smollett was violently attacked by two white men who poured bleach and put the rope around his neck. He was targeted for being black and being gay. That's why we need to have zero tolerance against homophobia and racism. Jussie's life is important.
– Olivia Munn (@oliviamunn) January 29, 2019
Actor Billy Eichner used the incident to blame Trump and "all mad of MAGA".
Torn and furious reading about the attack @JussieSmollett. I want Trump and all MAGA madmen to burn in hell.
– Billy Eichner (@billyeichner) January 29, 2019
In a tweet now deleted, Rosie O'Donnell blamed "the maga's assholes".
Rob Reiner intervened with his usual vitriol: "The horrible attack of Jussie Smollett has no place in a decent society loving all human beings. Homophobia existed before Trump, but there is no doubt that since he has injected his hatred into American blood, we are less decent, less human and less loving. No intolerance! No DT! "
The horrific attack against Jussie Smollett has no place in a decent society loving all human beings. Homophobia existed before Trump, but there is no doubt that since he has injected his hatred into American blood, we are less decent, less human and less loving. No intolerance! No DT!
– Rob Reiner (@robreiner) January 30, 2019
Hollywood director Barry Jenkins also blamed Trump, saying, "I'm thinking of Jussie. Saddened. Sorry. Angry. All. It does not matter that he is the kindest soul. But he is the kindest soul. And it's FUCKED. That's what all this obnoxious speech has produced. Are you proud ??? "
I think about Jussie. Saddened. Sorry. Angry. All. It does not matter that he is the kindest soul. But he is the kindest soul. And it's FUCKED. That's what all this obnoxious speech has produced. Are you proud ???
– Barry Jenkins (@BarryJenkins) January 29, 2019
"For god's sake, how can people always support the" president "? I beg you. please, can we put politics aside and fight together to defeat a disgusting and vile hate? Said actress Beth Behrs.
for god's sake, how can people always support the "president"? I beg you. please, can we put politics aside and fight together to defeat a disgusting and vile hate? https: //t.co/nlZVlIK0Sl
– Beth Behrs (@BethBehrs) January 29, 2019
Indeed, there was no shortage of leftist celebrities who accused innocent Americans of presuming an attack to which they did not participate, all without proof. Check out more celebrity reactions below.
I am horrified by the vicious attack @JussieSmollett Not surprised that the cowards in the masks shouted "This is MAGA country." Our country deserves better than the kind of morally bankrupt people who have taken our democracy hostage and tolerate hate crimes. Sending love to Jussie.
– Molly Ringwald (@MollyRingwald) January 29, 2019
Pop star pansexuelle @JanelleMonae stated (in a deleted article) that it is "proven" that it is always risky to be a BLACK, OUT and PROUD human being. "You can see the FBI statistics on hate crimes here, and you tell me how much it is: https://t.co/G0Us5aJqjQ pic.twitter.com/YJydsBRFXc
– Andy Ngo (@MrAndyNgo) February 15, 2019
It makes me sick. @JussieSmollett we are all with you today my friend. Send an unlimited love to your way. My heart breaks for you and for a country where these things can still happen regularly. https://t.co/r3un9sBsWT
– Josh Gad (@joshgad) January 29, 2019
As a comrade #StonewallAmbassador, my heart goes to @JussieSmollett. This year marks the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall riots, which launched the LGBTQ civil rights movement. This horrific incident highlights the struggle we are still facing. Thank you Jussie for your courage. https://t.co/RFnbu2dd2P
– George Takei (@ GeorgeTakei) January 29, 2019
The horrible story of Jussie Smollet underscores this important point:
While some tell stories of dangers coming from the other side of the border, the real and documented danger to America stems from well-developed racist, homophobic and anti-Semitic right movements.
– Bill Prady (@billprady) January 29, 2019
Non-binary actor "they / them" @NicoTortorella says the "red hat is the white hood, no if, of, and, or, but if you wear it, you are attacking Jussie." Activists want to expand the definition of violence to include expressions of language, clothing and of thought https://t.co/vYaXPPdqQP pic.twitter.com/9vJk5dX73W
– Andy Ngo (@MrAndyNgo) February 15, 2019