Charlie De Mar of CBS Chicago is reporting the following:
“Police raided the home of two persons of interest in the Jussie Smollett case last night. Both men are of Nigerian decent and have appeared as extras on the show(Empire). Police took bleach, shoes, electronics, and more. Officers asked family if they knew Jussie Smollett.”
The DC Patriot has been questioning the legitimacy of this since the inception.
Per Rob Elgas of ABC7 in Chicago, Smollett and two other men staged the attack because he was “being written out of the show Empire.”
The family said the two men left for Nigeria the day of the alleged attack. This is consistent with what law enforcement sources previously told TMZ.
Chicago Police tracked the travel of the two men, and were waiting on them when they landed back in Chicago. Per WBBM TV reporter Charlie De Mar, who says he spoke to the family of the two men. Both men are Nigerian and were extras on the show “Empire.”
This is a developing story. Jussie Smollett no showed Chicago detectives Thursday for questioning.