Smollett's "Empire" Role Slashed In Wake Of Scandal...

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    Jussie Smollett's 'Empire' Role Slashed in Wake Of 'Attack' Scandal

    Well, that didn't take long. I assume they're trying to write him out a little slower than ABC did with Roseanne. Having a character there one episode and dead the next is just silly.
     
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    Smollette has some serious anxiety issues to pull off something like this. I kind of feel sorry for him and give him credit for not slandering a specific person, unlike the Covington student fiasco.

    But still, I think he is going to get some hard time for making so many talking heads look like the idiots they truly are.
     
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    If he is found guilty, the two brothers involved must be also. I can't believe the cops set them free, they should of called Smollett in and got to the bottom of it. They admitted it was a set up, or stated it was, if they were involved they should be found guilty.
     
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    I feel bad for his friends, family, and coworkers who defended him. Of course they had to, even if deep down they thought something was fishy. The last thing you want to believe is that somebody you love would do something so bizarre and fucked up.
     
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    Yeah, it is just an ugly situation all the way around.

    Too bad. He seems like an intelligent dude otherwise.

    Maybe he has some big debts or sumpin? I dont know.

    I cant imagine what would drive me to do something like this. It would have to be truly horrible.
     
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    They're going to voluntarily testify, and from what I've read they haven't asked for any immunity, though that could happen further down the line. I don't think the police have much of an ax to grind with these two. They're probably grateful for anything that will help them end this charade as quick as possible.
     
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    I'm sure you both feel so bad for him, why not feel bad for the brothers who were involved in the attack or guilty of attacking him.
     
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    Did the brothers even technically commit a crime? All they did was took some guy's money to throw a rope around his neck, and punch him a couple times.
     
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    Unless they get a confession or he paid them with a check, its a they said or he said deal. So no nothing.
     
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    They didn't attack him...lol
     
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