Nigerian brothers COOPERATING with Chicago police; Smollett PAID them to FAKE attack!

OK, now it looks like the police are ready to say positively that the attack on Smollett was a hoax.

From Deadline:

“The new direction of the investigation is now based on the premise that Mr. Smollett was an active participant in the incident,” a law enforcement source close to the situation told Deadline today.

Lawyers for Smollett have been contacted by law enforcement in the last several hours with a request that the actor resubmit to questioning by detectives, I also hear. In anticipation of such requests, the Empire star has in recent days retained attorneys Victor P. Henderson and Todd Pugh. The Chicago-based lawyers specialize in criminal defense.

Officially the Chicago PD had no update on the case from its statement of last night that “due to new evidence as a result of today’s interrogations, the individuals questioned by police in the Empire case have now been released without charging and detectives have additional investigative work to complete.”

This comes as CNN is reporting that sources in the Chicago PD are saying that the actor who plays the openly gay Jamal Lyon on the hit Fox drama “paid two men to orchestrate the assault.”

There it is.



Now it’s time to go make fun of people who used the attack as an example of all the evil that Trump has wrought on our land.

UPDATE:

More details:

The crafty beaver. OK.

UPDATE:

CNN is now reporting it. 

Two law enforcement sources with knowledge of the investigation tell CNN that Chicago Police believe actor Jussie Smollet paid two men to orchestrate an assault on him that he reported late last month.

The men, who are brothers, were arrested Wednesday but released without charges Friday after Chicago police cited the discovery of “new evidence.”
The sources told CNN the two men are now cooperating fully with law enforcement.
Oddly enough, I’ve been watching CNN and it’s not making news. I wonder why. Also they haven’t tweeted it from the CNN account… hmmm.. all of a sudden it’s not real news anymore huh?
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97 thoughts on “Nigerian brothers COOPERATING with Chicago police; Smollett PAID them to FAKE attack!

  1. Well, looks like I’m (probably) wrong.

    I figured the guy just had a really bad night and made up the story to cover for his sad state. It didn’t look well enough planned to be a hoax.

    Mind you, it’s still a really stupid “plan,” if these guys are really involved (and aren’t lying for some other reason).

    9 year old kids make up better hoax plans than this.

  2. The MSM is indirectly responsible. They’ve created an environment in which they will run with an anti-Trump story without any evidence, and loser attention seekers like Smollett are incentivized to create these hoaxes in order to demonize MAGA America.

  3. Can’t wrap my head around this. Why? They say to get into the mind of your enemy . . .assuming there’s a mind to get into. Scary and extremely sad.

  4. It’s still Trumps fault. If he weren’t president Jussie wouldn’t be gay or black and none of this would have happened.

  5. Sick people pay others to attack them or falsify reports all the time. There was a McCain volunteer in 2008 that did the same thing. The Duke Lacrosse case, the Tawana Brawley case, Anita Hill, Dr. Ford…this is not new. This is why we shouldn’t immediately believe any accuser — even kids and women — until their story is investigated.

    More interesting to me is the basis under which the Nigerians entered the country. If they’re taking fake hit jobs, that doesn’t fit with them being wealthy. Did they enter to work? to study? because they’re relatives of somebody else?

    If some rich Nigerian sends her sons to school in the US, they probably don’t need to take fake hit jobs. If they came in to work, they have jobs, and again, why would they take a fake hit job if they had good jobs that allowed them to stay in the US legally? Or, are they the unemployed, poorly educated, second cousins of some Nigerian doctor that immigrated to Chicago 8 years ago and has been bringing over his entire family – member by member – through chain migration?

    I suppose the point is moot now as President Amnesty just signed a law making the entire country of Nigeria “potential sponsors” and protected from deportation.

  6. Well, color me surprised! NOT! Who didn’t know from the beginning he did this himself? If I were the judge, I would fine him for all the resources used by the CPD to look into this “crime,” and three months in jail.

  7. This punk was so blinded by hatred for any one he doesn’t agree with he just self destructed. He will hopefully have time sitting in a prison cell to think about how his own self loathing and greed got him there. Then again he’s a narcissistic leftist incapable of maturity, so I doubt that epiphany will occur!

  8. I wish we can put together a list of all these false attacks that have been blamed on Trump supporters, Republicans, white men, and anybody that is not a leftist.

  9. Robin Roberts is a disgusting pig. Someone needs to recount the expressions of horror by the snowflakes when Juicy first deployed his ruse. This fraud is the essence of what the Left thinks and does.

  10. I mean if you are going to hoax a MAGA attack, don’t be so stupid to leave so many tracks back to you. If you are going to orchestrate something disgusting like this, there are ways to cover your track at least a little. The Police knew this guy was lying after the first week

  11. It’s pretty pathetic when there isn’t enough real violence from the right that the Left have to pay for it themselves to falsely accuse the right.

  12. Just a few of the many recent leftist fake hate crime hoaxes. . .

    Jussie Smollett paid two brothers to stage a hate crime attack against him, directed them to buy items used in the false assault and actually rehearsed it with them
    https://chicago.cbslocal.com/2019/02/16/sources-brothers-released-bought-rope-used-in-jussie-smollett-attack/

    Nathan Phillips lied about being confronted and agitated by a group of high school students when a video showed it was Phillips that actually confronted and harassed the students while a registered hate group known as the Black Hebrews spewed vile racist slurs at them.
    https://www.washingtonpost.com/religion/2019/01/24/third-kentucky-bishop-apologizes-covington-catholic-high-school-students/?utm_term=.ecfd7204bf7f

    Hate Crime Hoax: Drake University Student Admits to Sending Racist Notes to Herself, Others
    https://www.desmoinesregister.com/story/news/crime-and-courts/2018/12/03/drake-university-student-arrested-connection-racist-note-racism-campus-des-moines/2196055002/

    Police: Woman Faked Story About Trump-Related Hate Crime
    https://abc30.com/police-fake-trump-hate-crime-story-leads-to-li-womans-arrest/4255188/

    ‘Hate Crime’ Hoax: Girl Who Said Her Hijab Was ‘Cut Off’ Lied, Say Toronto Police
    https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/toronto/scarborough-hijab-attack-1.4487716

    3 University of Albany Students Who Faked Hate Crime Get Probation
    https://www.foxnews.com/us/university-at-albany-students-get-probation-for-falsifying-hate-crime-incident

    No Charges for Hijab Hate Hoax, Says Prosecutor
    https://www.mlive.com/news/ann-arbor/index.ssf/2017/02/no_charges_for_woman_accused_o.html

    Hate Hoax: Teen Allegedly Posts ‘KKK’ Twitter Threat
    https://baltimore.cbslocal.com/2017/01/11/police-cite-student-for-threat-made-at-arundel-high-school/

  13. So if you’re black and create the most heinous fake “noose around neck” racist crime, the “media” (as it were) and everyone involved gets a pass? Only “real” racism gets the full “we are all appalled” treatment. Got it. Kind of diminishes racism doesn’t it?

  14. Wonder if the “Crafty Beaver Hardware Store” have the brothers on video purchasing the rope? Would love to see that out there on the web.

  15. Just a few of the many recent leftist fake hate crime hoaxes. . .

    Jussie Smollett paid two brothers to stage a hate crime attack against him, directed them to buy items used in the false assault and actually rehearsed it with them
    https://chicago.cbslocal.com/2019/02/16/sources-brothers-released-bought-rope-used-in-jussie-smollett-attack/

    Nathan Phillips lied about being confronted and agitated by a group of high school students when a video showed it was Phillips that actually confronted and harassed the students while a registered hate group know as the Black Hebrews spewed vile racist slurs at them.
    https://www.washingtonpost.com/religion/2019/01/24/third-kentucky-bishop-apologizes-covington-catholic-high-school-students/?utm_term=.ecfd7204bf7f

    Hate Crime Hoax: Drake University Student Admits to Sending Racist Notes to Herself, Others
    https://www.desmoinesregister.com/story/news/crime-and-courts/2018/12/03/drake-university-student-arrested-connection-racist-note-racism-campus-des-moines/2196055002/

    Police: Woman Faked Story About Trump-Related Hate Crime
    https://abc30.com/police-fake-trump-hate-crime-story-leads-to-li-womans-arrest/4255188/

    ‘Hate Crime’ Hoax: Girl Who Said Her Hijab Was ‘Cut Off’ Lied, Say Toronto Police
    https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/toronto/scarborough-hijab-attack-1.4487716

    3 University of Albany Students Who Faked Hate Crime Get Probation
    https://www.foxnews.com/us/university-at-albany-students-get-probation-for-falsifying-hate-crime-incident

    No Charges for Hijab Hate Hoax, Says Prosecutor
    https://www.mlive.com/news/ann-arbor/index.ssf/2017/02/no_charges_for_woman_accused_o.html

    Hate Hoax: Teen Allegedly Posts ‘KKK’ Twitter Threat
    https://baltimore.cbslocal.com/2017/01/11/police-cite-student-for-threat-made-at-arundel-high-school/

  16. The MSM/CNN won’t acknowledge they are racist in the way they covered this crime?

    Didn’t see that coming… (/s)

  17. Time to lock him up.

    And time for the damned, criminal MSM to apologize for all their fake news, defending this criminal. I know… I kid. But once again, the MSM shows their bias and BS.

    CNN is the worst!!!

  18. “As a victim of a hate crime who has cooperated with the police investigation, Jussie Smollett is angered and devastated by recent reports that the perpetrators are individuals he is familiar with,” Todd Pugh and Victor Henderson, Smollett’s lawyers, told ABC News. “He has now been further victimized by claims attributed to these alleged perpetrators that Jussie played a role in his own attack. Nothing is further from the truth and anyone claiming otherwise is lying.”

  19. It makes me wonder, how many of these hoaxes go unsolved? I’ll bet that there are many that don’t reach national prominence like this one.

  20. What kind of scumbag thinks it’s a good idea to fake an attack and scapegoat MAGA just to stay on a crappy television show?

  21. Well, I don’t care about Trump. This is a slap in the face to everyone who really has experienced this kind of violence. This creep should be ashamed of himself. And he’s a racist.

  22. The MSM will sweep it under the rug because the NARRATIVE is all that was needed… many low-info voters are sure the attack happened. It’s all about “Trump is a racist” narrative.

    Mollett will be applauded by the Left. He will say he did it “to bring up the importance of race in the Trump era,” just wait for it!!

  23. This dirtbag would have pinned this on two innocent white guys if there were any in the area that night.

    Trump Derangement Syndrome is REAL.

  24. Those guys should have worn “whiteface.” Here in Virginia “blackface” is a pretty popular thing amongst democrats.

  25. Just one more liberal progressive useful idiot Hollyweirdo who hates Trump, whites and America. Unfortunately, anti-American, Hollyweirdo hate groups are far too common these days in our country and dreaming up lies to destroy us can be expected.

  26. From day one, I knew something was fishy. Smollett alleged he was attacked at 2am on Lower Water St.: That part of the story checked out. Could have been a random mugging. But the two white guys in MAGA hats? If those people had been trolling around, they would have been bigger targets than some dude with a Subway sandwich. I assumed it was some other motivation: drug deal, ex-boyfriend etc. gone wrong and Jussie just exaggerated the circumstances. I never assumed he had literally orchestrated the whole thing. He told them to buy red hats! This should be the biggest hoax since balloon boy, but I doubt it will even be in the news cycle by noon tomorrow.

  27. Thanks Sooper for putting this front and center.

    This stuff has to have consequence for the perpetrator. This hurts our country

  28. This guy is such a racist that he wouldn’t even hire two white actors to stage a fake hate crime against him.

  29. Throw him in jail for a year or so (where he’ll be popular as a homosexual) and make him reimburse the city for the cost of the investigation. Then make him wear a “I’m a Liar” sign around his neck for another couple of months. Kick the Nigerian bros out of the country forever.

  30. There’s a new fun open thread for tonight. I was the first poster LOLOL!!! Twilight zone..am I really the first poster, or were the other posters raptured…will they return tonight & have nightmares of being probed…or something

  31. I’m very surprised they actually acted it out with props, and utterly amazed that the CPD was able to track the items down. How do you find out where a piece of rope was bought?

    They certainly seem to have reeled him in, didn’t they? If the reporting is accurate, good job by the police.

  32. Wonder how much extra the Nigerians would’ve charged him to deliver that sammich to his apt after the hoopla?

  33. I called this a hoax the second #FakeNews networks reported it as FACT… Now this lowlife should do HARD time – general population – in a MAX security prison.

  34. This is the inevitable result of Democrat identity politics creating little “protected” groups who are then somehow entitled to special treatment. Eventually, that special treatment gets abused. It also goes to show that most “hate crimes” laws are not needed. It’s really just pandering to the Left’s inter-sectional coalition.

  35. I just heard that Amazon is pulling out of New York along with 25k 6 figure jobs? All because of today’s modern D party?

    If Trump’s people were smart, he’d demand every D 2020 candidate go on the record supporting this.

    Infaticide, killing 25k 6 figure jobs, open borders and destroying private insurance. Tell me Trump can’t win in 2020?

  36. Throw his sorry azz in jail where it belongs. Shows just how low lefties will go to gain sympathy, votes for their race baiting, baby killing, gun grabbing, climate change agenda.

  37. Sooper
    Disqus….

    Ad server is where I would start.

    I do not use adblocker.

    I see comment count is in 50’s,
    But it says I am first comment.

    Yes, I like talking to myself..ha

    When I start answering I might be in trouble.

  38. That hardware is in the Andersonville Chicago neighborhood, which is traditionally a lesbian area. All jokes aside, Crafty Beaver is one of the best local hardware stores in the city.

    Edit: Absolutely not kidding. The hardware store in the biggest lesbian enclave neighborhood is the Crafty Beaver.

  39. Reason number xxxxxxx why Trump will win again in 2020.

    Many will forget about the disastrous bill he signed today but libs will remind us every single day why he is still better than the alternative.

  40. Racism is a Hollywood production orchestrated Democrats and fake news. Without hate there is not Democrat party.

  41. Now it’s time to go make fun of people who used the attack as an example of all the evil that Trump has wrought on our land.

    And this is why I think this story is important. Just like the incident with the Covington Catholic school boys. The media and celebrities are using these fabricated stories to smear MAGA supporters, and basically anyone who disagrees with them.

  42. This case certainly garnered more attention than others I’ve seen, but in EVERY case where an alleged Trump supporter attacked another (usually black) with vandalism or other assault, it ends up being a big, fat HOAX.

  43. And it begins…

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    even if the jussie thing was a hoax just remember your homophobia is not

    6:09 PM – 16 Feb 2019

  44. The cretin must be perp-walked in front of a gaggle of loser Fake News outlets. Put this racist rube behind bars!

  45. So what is the legal significance of paying the brothers to participate in this hoax?

    Does that make it likely that he would face more charges because of the money exchanged?

  46. It was fun to watch the press bite their lips as hard as they could to not blame Trump acolytes for this. They did every dance step they could around it but like a trained dog, they knew they would be proven wrong again so they actually had to be journalists on this one. It was hysterical watching them contain their typical anti white, Republican verbal diarrhea.

  47. By “orchestrate the assault” they mean gave him the pre-fashioned ‘noose’ to put around his neck, splashed some bleach on him, and a couple of light blows to make it look real. Less than 60 seconds of work.

  48. I just heard his interview & he said he “tussled” with his attackers. Who uses that word lol And where did he put his sandwich during said Tussle. What a weirdo.
    I also thought his Boo Boo was quite small (fake) for a fight.

    Listening to an attorney trying to spin this in smollett’s favor. Ugh

  49. Hopefully he’ll go back on ABC, make a full confession, apologize to his audience and all Trump supporters, shed a few crocodile tears and act sorry…… Nah, never going to happen. But he made such a big deal of this “incident” he might spend a few days behind bars for wasting the time of the Chicago PD.

  50. Maybe the two black guys were just identifying as white for the night. After all if men can identify as women and vice versa blacks should be able to identify as white and vice versa. Looks like the only people who cannot change who they are because they were born that way are the gays. This is in the democrat bible. You can literally cut off your penis to identify as a woman but you cannot simply make a choice to stick your pen is into the correct hole to identify as heterosexual. You are born homosexual and by God you will stay homosexual. I think tomorrow I will identify as an illegal alien- they are just treated way better and have way more rights than Americans. They can even drive drunk and it becomes a non crime.Being a citizen is now a second or third class status. Trump screwed us when he “compromised” with these sick twisted people.

  51. Woot, there it is! LOL..JERKS & Racists! But will he lose his job on Days of Our Lives 🙂 Showing my age with that one. They better get a very harsh punishment!

  52. Chicago Police Believe Jussie Smollett Paid Two Men to Stage Attack
    https://www.breitbart.com/entertainment/2019/02/16/report-chicago-police-believe-jussie-smollett-paid-two-men-to-stage-attack/

    quote
    The Chicago Police Department believe Empire actor Jussie Smollett staged an attack on himself last month, paid two men to orchestrate the assault.

    The sources tell CNN that the two men are now cooperating fully with law enforcement,” tweeted CNN crime and justice reporter Shimon Prokupecz Saturday evening.

    Earlier Saturday, Fox 32 Chicago’s Rafer Weigel, citing several police sources, reported Abimbola “Abel” and Olabinjo “Ola” Osundairo — the two Nigerian brothers arrested and later questioned by police about the alleged incident — purchased the rope found around the actor’s neck the night of the alleged attack at an ACE hardware store.

    The dramatic developments come after Chicago police released the two men, citing to “new evidence” obtained in their interrogations.

    “Due to new evidence as a result of today’s interrogations, the individuals questioned by police in the Empire case have now been released without charging and detectives have additional investigative work to complete,” said Chicago Police spokesman Anthony Guglielmi.
    unquote

    Everyone knew, knows it was a planned hoax hate crime by a nutjob leftist racist, as it always is.

    The problem is these fake hate crime hoaxers could have gotten innocent people charged and jailed for a crime they were innocent of, but they could care less about that, as usual.

    This fake hate crime hoaxer Jussie what’s his name and his 2 racist fake crime hoax buddies, needs to be charged with reporting a false police report.

  53. “Chicago police say Smollett PLANNED the fake attack”

    In others news, the Chicago PD is going to announce that water is wet….

  54. We are used to gay drama queens orchestrates fake hate crime, we’ve witnessed plenty of ‘racist attack’ hoaxes, we’ve seen pathological liar ‘celebrities’ seek attention by playing the victim for public sympathy but this is like a perfect recipe of all three coming together and mixed with the MSM’s anti Trump hysteria and willingness to buy into anything that can push their narrative that Trump invented racism created a perfect storm of deceit.

    Only an absolute imbecile was ever buying this degenerates “MAGA country” story, his career is over(such as it was) but so many leftists embarrassed themselves by buying into his lies publicly that this is one case where the cops will press charges imo.

  55. Behind bars Smollett and his two good buddies will have all the time they need to frolic on the dark side……who knows they may just end up being the best good buddies of many other inmates. Knee pads are optional.

  56. So many of the times we find out that incidents like this were set up by the left.

    What’s the punishment for filing a false claim? I’m betting he doesn’t spend one day in jail.

  57. Another fake hate crime that democrat politicians, the propaganda media and hollywood bought hook line and sinker. You would think they’d learn by now. Lock him and his 2 boyfriends up.

  58. “There it is.
    Now it’s time to go make fun of people who used the attack as an example of all the evil that Trump has wrought on our land.”

    ROFL Sooper you just crack me up!!!

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