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View Poll Results: Do you think the Jussie Smollett Attack was a hoax ?
Yes 486 92.57%
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Old 01-29-2019, 12:38 PM
 
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Apparently he received death threats in letters sent to him last week with homophobic & racial slurs so apparently this was a targeted attack. The FBI is investigating.
Of course the MAGA conspiracy theorists have arrived.

As to what he was doing at 2 AM???...He was at a Subway shop getting food after getting in from the airport.
targeted coming out of a subway restaurant at 2 a.m. because some evul trumpsters followed him all the way from the airport and handily happened to bring some bleach and a rope along?

yeah, the conspiracy theorists have definitely arrived.
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Old 01-29-2019, 12:38 PM
 
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So two wannabe Klansman complete with ski masks, rope and bleach on hand just happened to be driving around at 2 in the morning in subzero weather, spot the guy and yell "hey, aren't you that guy from Empire!", as if MAGA people even would even know who the hell this D-list actor is?

can't help but be suspicious
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Old 01-29-2019, 12:39 PM
 
Location: NE Mississippi
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we'll see if this pans out..

in before 'trump's fault trump's fault!'
Meh... could be.
After all, I was attacked by Jane Fonda when I was in Vietnam. There are crazy people everywhere.
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Old 01-29-2019, 12:40 PM
 
Location: Florida
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So two wannabe Klansman complete with ski masks, rope and bleach on hand just happened to be driving around at 2 in the morning in subzero weather, spot the guy and yell "hey, aren't you that guy from Empire!", as if MAGA people even would even know who the hell this D-list actor is?

can't help but be suspicious
Read what I posted above.
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Old 01-29-2019, 12:42 PM
 
Location: Austin
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Old 01-29-2019, 12:44 PM
 
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story falling apart already?

check this brainlet comment:
@SeasonneRose 6m6 minutes ago
Replying to @thedailybeast @EricHaywood
They tied a noose around a black man’s neck! Whether they screamed those words is irrelevant at this point. It’s implied.
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Old 01-29-2019, 12:49 PM
 
Location: Barrington
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Not a single local news source or any cable news is reporting remarks about " MAGA" as far as I have been able to tell.

It appears TMZ is the source of the MAGA remark.

Last edited by middle-aged mom; 01-29-2019 at 01:20 PM..
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Old 01-29-2019, 12:52 PM
 
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story falling apart already?
Very little has been put into the MAGA claim.

It's a big story either way.

A gay, black celebrity who recently received threats was attacked and beaten at 2:00 am, had a noose put around his neck, and bleach poured over him.

That is disgusting whether the assailants shouted about MAGA or not.
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Old 01-29-2019, 12:55 PM
 
Location: Out West
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we'll see if this pans out..

in before 'trump's fault trump's fault!'
'This is MAGA country'? Really? I've never heard anyone on the right say anything like that. This sounds totally made up. Of course, I do not know every single Trump supporter - but I know a lot of them, and none of them talk like that.

Was it really Trump supporters, or people pretending to be Trump supporters since the last "racist Trump supporters" story didn't pan out?

IF this turns out to be true and these really were "Trump supporters" - I'm having a really hard time even saying the "IF" part because it just seems so fake - especially the crayon drawing in an alleged letter sent to him...gmab...

But okay, IF they actually were - that does not mean that all Trump supporters are racists just looking to take down some celebrity. It does mean that they are useless stains on this country and need to be locked up in prison for assault. "Hate crime" is a stupid term - no one commits a crime because they like someone.

But boy am I having a hard time believing this is true - "This is MAGA country". Who the hell says garbage like that. I know the left THINKS that Trump supporters all say that or think that, but the reality is, it would be very rare for any of them to say that, let alone beat some guy up just because he's gay - I'm assuming since they claimed he was - I don't even know this celebrity.

In fact, why would they single this guy out? Has he done or said something recently that went viral and brought attention to who he is? There's plenty of gay people to assault if they were so ready to beat someone down for being gay - so why this particular guy? If it was just that he happened to be in the wrong place at the wrong time - okay, plausible enough, but he was allegedly sent a crayon drawing letter. Why? What is so special about this particular actor that he stands out to anyone?
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Old 01-29-2019, 12:59 PM
 
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we'll see if this pans out..

in before 'trump's fault trump's fault!'
Early betting odds:


Fake -10000
True +7000
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