Empire Actor Jussie Smollett Attacked In Chicago | Velshi & Ruhle | MSNBC

"Empire" actor Jussie Smollett was assaulted in Chicago on Tuesday by two men who hurled racial and homophobic slurs at him and wrapped a rope around his neck in an attack police are investigating as a hate crime, officials said. » Subscribe to MSNBC: http://on.msnbc.com/SubscribeTomsnbc MSNBC delivers breaking news and in-depth analysis of the headlines, as well as informed perspectives. Find video clips and segments from The Rachel Maddow Show, Morning Joe, Hardball, All In, Last Word, 11th Hour, and more. Connect with MSNBC Online Visit msnbc.com: http://on.msnbc.com/Readmsnbc Subscribe to MSNBC Newsletter: MSNBC.com/NewslettersYouTube Find MSNBC on Facebook: http://on.msnbc.com/Likemsnbc Follow MSNBC on Twitter: http://on.msnbc.com/Followmsnbc Follow MSNBC on Instagram: http://on.msnbc.com/Instamsnbc Empire Actor Jussie Smollett Attacked In Chicago | Velshi & Ruhle | MSNBC

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Justin Jones
Justin Jones:
I'll take "things that didnt happen for 400 Alex"
Rogue N P C
Rogue N P C:
This is why we call you fake news
Justin Jones
Justin Jones:
Lol they cant even find footage of any white guys walking around! Hahahahaha
I'm just Me. Me
I'm just Me. Me:
Fake news.
Joe Nuxhall
Joe Nuxhall:
We need a National Conversation on Racial Hoaxes
KellySwayze
KellySwayze:
MSNBC exposing their fake news as always. CNN already deleted all their fake news on this story. You're late.😂😂😂
Adam Chase
Adam Chase:
He almost started a race war..
WoW WAY TO JUMP ON BOARD MSNBC #MAGA #FAKENEWS #CRISISATTHEBORDER #ICE
JC 40324
JC 40324:
Alleged is not a word MSNBC has heard of.
Michael Smith
Michael Smith:
I call BS on this hate hoax, It rings false that any MAGA supporter would refer to Chicago as "MAGA country"the only place Trump cancelled due to security reasons . That didn't happen.
I Said What I Said
I Said What I Said:
Yea and I saw King Kong in Boise, Idaho. I tried to record him but he broke my phone. He let me live so I could share my experience on social media tho 😁.
Asami Hara
Asami Hara:
This is going to come back and hunt democrat in 2020 and ever after.
Drew Hong
Drew Hong:
MSNBC makes Alex Jones sound legit
Rodney Malone
Rodney Malone:
LMAO 😂🤣 You have been played stupid! It didn't happen 😂🤣
Richard Bayley
Richard Bayley:
Tawana Brawley made outrageous charges also. This sure looks like deja vu.
Henry Townshed
Henry Townshed:
Why won't the actor turn his cell phone over to the cops that are investigating the supposed hate crime?
oxomaticman
oxomaticman:
Ruhl: "Wow, this is a horrible story."

Yeah, I didn't buy it either.
Jamie Black
Jamie Black:
People who fabricate hate crime hoaxes should do the same jail time the judge would give the perpetrators of that hate crime...
EcClair Mayo
EcClair Mayo:
I am NOT a trump supporter but this story is getting more outrageous by the minute. What are the odds a trump supporter would even know who he is much less watch Empire?? And they walkong around with bleach, a noose and ski masks on the coldest day of the year in Chicago where they stand out like a sore thumb???
CAK
CAK:
2:54 There ya go. This hoax was motivated by hate and clearly designed to harm and divide races in our country.
Make sure to cover Smollett's arrest with as much enthusiasm MSNBC.
jpeto006
jpeto006:
You mean allegedly? Theres no proof of a crime besides what he said. I think the evedince actually contradicts what hes ssying
paul thomas
paul thomas:
lying. total lie. in this day and age, cameras everywhere. very suspicious of this being true. every liberal lies. blasey ford, swetnik, buzzfeed etc on and on
Effengi
Effengi:
It's funny to see how they reported this, knowing what we know now. Media really shat the bed on this one.
Rowdy1
Rowdy1:
Hmmm🤔it was a freezing vortex in Chicago
Angel R
Angel R:
Don't waste your comments folks, I'm sure all there videos will be deleted any moment now...🤣🤣🤣
Billy Grey
Billy Grey:
Wow just keep on pumping out that fake news...
Deplorable
Deplorable:
Chicago police spokesman confirms that the 2 suspects arrested in the reported hate crime involving black actor Jussie Smollett are BLACK.

MSNBC is fake news
They also lied about the Covington kids.
betoen
betoen:
Just some days ago, the news media hit themselves in the face with the MAGA kid story, AND LEARNED NOTHING.
They jumped again in another fake story, and again with their eyes closed.
cameron baiers
cameron baiers:
Read the man’s tweeter feed & replies. He is full of hate & an agenda.
RedneckSpaceMan
RedneckSpaceMan:
MSNBC: Morons Spewing Nothing But Crap💩
louis dorchin
louis dorchin:
The boy who cried MAGA
Dagster Blaster
Dagster Blaster:
You folks actually believe these unsubstantiated claims? Golly...
Bluesteel
Bluesteel:
This is what happens when the demand for racism is greater than the supply.
Jefryt 67
Jefryt 67:
I honestly can't believe anybody is stupid enough to believe this.
Rudolph Spieltfurgot
Rudolph Spieltfurgot:
This didn't age well 😂😂😂
Jim Pack
Jim Pack:
As usual MSNBC is caught spreading FAKE NEWS.
Shepheard ADI
Shepheard ADI:
"I'm so shaken by the story I forgot....." How to journalism? =D
JC 40324
JC 40324:
Poor Subway, first Jared and now this.
J Long
J Long:
Hoax level 9000!!!
Goose
Goose:
Could you imagine if people had actually been arrested with this case???
Two white males? Of course.
MAGA hats? Of course.
Shame! Shame! Shame!
charles coleman
charles coleman:
I believe they call this “jumping the shark.”
Apyruite
Apyruite:
Fake news!
sgtbjack
sgtbjack:
Where was governor Northram at the time?
Bria Dunbar
Bria Dunbar:
I hate these reporters🙄
George Jefferson
George Jefferson:
This is hilarious in hindsight

They tried to make his injuries sound so much more serious than they were, like he was beaten with a baseball bat.

"He's in stable condition and recovering with family" with the most concerned voices lol
ntnsty
ntnsty:
“Oh, this is just such a horrible, horrible story”. Well, that was true.
Gary Norden
Gary Norden:
Waiting for the confession Tawana Brawley.
Glen DeKoker
Glen DeKoker:
Glen DeKoker

1 second ago
How do you throw beach with minus 21 outside not possible this guy is full of crap another fake news story.
depalma13
depalma13:
We will get the apology from MSNBC....never.
Jess Fulbright
Jess Fulbright:
Thanks for the support of a race war with completely bias reporting NBC.
Curt S
Curt S:
Where is the retraction after he was arrested for staging this. Law suit coming
American Made
American Made:
This didn't happen, wait for it....
musicsuxnowadays
musicsuxnowadays:
I heard from a chicago police officer that THIS WAS A DOMESTIC. a jealous ex of someone he dated.
NancyTube3
NancyTube3:
QUICK! BUILD THE WALL..... duh
evertorres239
evertorres239:
Fake news
ja Cic
ja Cic:
wow!! that did not go well
Piromyśl
Piromyśl:
This video aged well.
SidJustice22
SidJustice22:
“He’s in stable condition.” He has a CUT on his cheek! 😂🤣😂🤣🤣🤣
Denny Crane
Denny Crane:
"What do we know about the suspects? Very little, all we know is that they were two white males"
David Bowen
David Bowen:
You guys are such suckers
Electrojohn12
Electrojohn12:
Well.... That was a lie
Bullets Forteeth FULL AUTO
Bullets Forteeth FULL AUTO:
FAKE RACE BAITING PROPAGANDA EXPOSED! BWAHAHAHAHAHA! 🤣🤣🤣🤣
Oleandra
Oleandra:
Well, well these comments haven’t aged well at all. The MSM could sell you guys chocolates made from turds and you’d swallow them whole sale. Sad.
Maxxx Strong
Maxxx Strong:
W O M P 🎷
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paul sticks
paul sticks:
Eric burkheimers nephew lied to him and didnt swallow, made a mess wow just wow
Ellie May
Ellie May:
MSNBC can't get anything right.
Nicholas Valencia
Nicholas Valencia:
Turns out to be breaking fake news
Gabe Newell
Gabe Newell:
Lol 😂
Kosher Without Borders
Kosher Without Borders:
"HA HA!"
Piromyśl
Piromyśl:
Jazmine Barnes 2.0
willease
willease:
America is waiting for an apology from MSNBC and all the other "news" networks.
Matthew McAlister
Matthew McAlister:
“It gets worse” - yes, it gets a whole lot worse; the left-wing media ends up with egg all over its face for taking this at face value and not once using the word “alleged”
Jim Pack
Jim Pack:
BSNBC NEWS as per always.
popeye plyskon
popeye plyskon:
Let's wait for all the facts to come in.
Maura
Maura:
16 felony count...bye, bye
Brandon Tileston
Brandon Tileston:
😂 😂
Heritage NOT Hate
Heritage NOT Hate:
So, it's still unconfirmed?
Lloyd  Monroe
Lloyd Monroe:
No one HELPED him wow
A-Side
A-Side:
🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣
Rob Perry
Rob Perry:
Baldie loves fake stories. And here he's at it again!
mark long
mark long:
MSNBC making fake news again
TheTruthIsRacist
TheTruthIsRacist:
Why is this HATE HOAX video still on YouTube?
David Lilien
David Lilien:
Whose here after everything?
David B
David B:
BREAKING
Perktube1
Perktube1:
Maga country? In Cicago???
mister_love
mister_love:
heh heh
d walker
d walker:
Is he dead or alive because im seeing R.I.P on Instagram
Jeff Bumgravy
Jeff Bumgravy:
Retraction when?
Kevin Hernandez
Kevin Hernandez:
🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣
here to annoy you ya so easily triggered
here to annoy you ya so easily triggered:
msnbc knew this was a hoax before they run with it
Scott Hehner
Scott Hehner:
Thank you such a touching story lmao
ParadoxDiamond
ParadoxDiamond:
I know this is the kind of story your station loves but wait for more information. This sounds suspicious.
Dan Lightsaber
Dan Lightsaber:
🤭
apocalypsepow
apocalypsepow:
🤣🤣🤣
JL Diaz
JL Diaz:
BOO HOO!!!!!HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA!!KEEP ON LOOSING..... HAHAHAHAHAHA!.....!BOO HOO IM A BLACK BUTT SLAMER WORSHIP ME.............. !HAHAHAHAHAAHAHHAAHAHHAHAHAHHAHAHA!LOL..
jolson1567
jolson1567:
LMAO!!
Jon M
Jon M:
Lmao
LilBarack
LilBarack:
BREAKING NEWS
Justin Jones
Justin Jones:
Just remember jussie smollett openly hates white people...what are the odds? And hes changed the story countless times....
Jason M
Jason M:
Does anyone need anymore evidence that msnbc is fake news?
fightFIRE withICE
fightFIRE withICE:
😂😂😂😂