(AllHipHop News) Yesterday, news broke that Empire star Jussie Smollett was brutally attacked in Chicago. According to reports, Smollett's alleged assailants assaulted the actor because he is black and gay.
Numerous celebrities and politicians - such as Janet Jackson, Michael B. Jordan, John Legend, Kamala Harris, and Bernie Sanders - publicly supported Smollett. Atlanta rapper T.I. also posted a message about the 36-year-old entertainer.
T.I. wrote on Instagram:
It’s a Disgusting F*ckking shame we continue to allow this sh*t to happen to OUR PEOPLE with no recourse!!!! THE HITS WONT STOP UNTIL WE HIT BACK!!!! Revolution is imminent... Laws of reciprocity say so... Prayers are great... But when I’m wronged... get up off your knees and RIDE for ME!!!!! Be strong & Stay solid✊🏽 We here for you Bro👑 #USorELSE