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Jussie Smollett, Star Of Empire, Attacked In Possible Hate Crime…

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Jussie Smollet attends 2018 LOVELOUD Festival Powered By AT&T at Rice-Eccles Stadium on July 28, 2018 in Salt Lake City, Utah. (Photo by Jerod Harris/Getty Images for LOVELOUD Festival)

Smollett, who publicly came out as being gay in 2015, was walking on a downtown street when two people approached him and yelled racial and homophobic slurs.

They allegedly wrapped a rope around his neck then began hitting Smollett in the face and poured an “unknown chemical substance” on him according to a statement from the Chicago Police Department.

“Given the severity of the allegations, we are taking this investigation very seriously and treating it as a possible hate crime,” the police statement said.

According to police, they’re investigating the incident as “a possible hate crime.”

Lee Daniels responds to Jussie’s attack on Instagram:

We got this @jussiesmollett ????????????????????

39.4k Likes, 3,831 Comments - Lee Daniels (@theoriginalbigdaddy) on Instagram: "We got this @jussiesmollett ????????????????????"

…Our prayers and support go out to Jussie at this time.

US Postal Service suspends mail delivery in Metro Detroit due to severe cold weather

Due to freezing temps, it is unsafe for the mail carriers to deliver mail in negative temperatures such as today…

The U.S. Postal Service has suspended mail service Wednesday to all of Metro Detroit.

Delivery has been suspended for the following ZIP code locations:

Michigan: 486-491, 493-499

Detroit: 480-485, 492

If your ZIP code starts with any of those three-digit segments, you’re not getting mail on Wednesday.

At this point, mail is expected to resume Thursday.

Bundle up and stay warm, friends!

…Don’t forget to bring your pets inside the house as well!!!