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Brothers say Jussie Smollett paid them to participate in alleged attack, source says



The two Nigerian brothers arrested in connection with the assault on “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett are no longer suspects in the attack and they’re now cooperating with police. A source close to the investigation told CBS News the brothers told detectives that Smollett paid them to participate in the alleged attack. Carter Evans reports.

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Chris Bone
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Chris Bone

Tell us the real news. SENATE REPORT, NO RUSSIAN COLLUSION. Why arent you reporting this CBS? Panic in DC and the FAKE NEWS NETWORKS ARE INVOLVED.

Scotty Logan
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Scotty Logan

How high up does this go and who else was involved?

Terri Kukla
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Terri Kukla

If this is true than he did more damage than he knows..

Sean
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Sean

I think these Nigerians are scamming us with their story. I believe Jussie. I also believe CNN is real news.

Maria Schick
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Maria Schick

Washed up actor crying for attention

chazz wozzer
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chazz wozzer

This smollett character needs serious prison time for this hoax. Should be made an example for future would be fake hate crime hoaxers

Standard Account
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Standard Account

Aw juicy fruit

Drew Berning
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Drew Berning

He better go to jail

Elizabeth Singleton
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Elizabeth Singleton

This helps no one…he was to be the hero and turned out to be the villain.

Chuey Lopez
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Chuey Lopez

I hate trump but these democrat mutha fukers owe trump and apologize.

Elizabeth Singleton
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Elizabeth Singleton

12 officers and FBI members were taken off of real victims cases to solve a hoax. He should be ashamed of himself and go to jail for it and pay any fines and fees related to this investigation. Then he had the nerve to add other people into this plot. I hope they all are get locked up.

Barry Sorento
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Barry Sorento

Everyone (that doesn't watch cbs) knew that days ago

MinimalHans
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MinimalHans

Now some people will definitely think it's appropriate to call him that F*gg*t Empire N*gg*r.

Regulator TD
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Regulator TD

He lynched himself

Alamo1836
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Alamo1836

TRUMP 2020
Make America Smirk Again

Fresenius Kabi
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Fresenius Kabi

The only thing that’s true is that the two Nigerians loved to spit roast the little queer every night

A Teaching Moment
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A Teaching Moment

This is getting interesting. Now we are dealing with raping mind controlling old world spirits who would make Dracula look like a boy scout.

This explains why the police is silent and leaving the people to speculating, gossip and lies. They fear these spirits and they have a reason to. Like Don McLean says in his song, no Angel can break that sacred spell.

Expect untimely, unusual, unexplained deaths or bazaar behavior. Remember these spirits controls minds, they can get Jussie or anyone to do anything

Isaiah the prophet of god Morales
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Isaiah the prophet of god Morales

😄😄😄 I guess it didn't go as planned and I bet he's going to release all his phone records and in some miracle there's going to be new videos of him being attacked

Jessie Smith
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Jessie Smith

😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂

Lukeor
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Lukeor

Faking a hate crime should result in the same punishment as the hate crime.

Eddie Weaver
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Eddie Weaver

Disgraceful.😃👍🇺🇸

Tom H.
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Tom H.

Does Smollett not understand how much this hurts real victims of hate crimes? This is unforgiveable and there needs to be consequences for him.

That Bully Over There
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That Bully Over There

Yeah… I’m gonna be voting for Trump again

JPPT1974
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JPPT1974

One thing is that he did not do was give up his cellphone. And that is what caused suspicion on the case. He could lose his career over this. But he only brought this on himself.

J K
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J K

Every white person is allowed to say the N word now.

Greeneyed Devil
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Greeneyed Devil

Where's Al notsosharpton at?

Triggerhappy Ranch
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Triggerhappy Ranch

Well, now they can accurately claim that we hate them. Primitives.

Danny Branderson
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Danny Branderson

Fake hate crimes? THIS IS AMERICA

J Ribs
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J Ribs

Oh yeah yeah

Elizabeth Casey
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Elizabeth Casey

I'm so disappointed I love this young man. I'm a older black women that us so hurt the lie. So where does the law enforcement agencies go from here. Pls say it ain't so

Aavale' Storm
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Aavale' Storm

I was skeptical then I saw the ABC interview and he seemed believable. I wanted ti believe him. But after the two brothers confessing there is no doubt that he lied. Damn damn daaaaaamn!

ARMAGEDDON: What is it? When will it come?
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ARMAGEDDON: What is it? When will it come?

they snitched! now Jussie is gonna show them his 2Pac gangsta side !

Kira Davis
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Kira Davis

What would be his reason to pay them to attack him why? Not saying I don't believe it..but just trying what would he get out of it

kemolowlow
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kemolowlow

Finally…a news video that is not sugar coating the hoax and I can LIKE

Symptom of Trump Derangement Syndrome is creating MAGA hoaxes….they all have been proven lies.

Matias Sanchez
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Matias Sanchez

Jussie Smollet tried to tied Trump to this vicious lie….I hope he goes to Jail .. TRUMP 2020 🇺🇸🇺🇸🇺🇸🇺🇸👍

jay howard
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jay howard

🤷🏽‍♂️🤦🏾‍♂️

dave hightower
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dave hightower

CONSPIRACY AGAINST MAGA MUTHAS.