In the trial of the alleged hate crime hoax, Abimbola Osundairo claimed the Empire star, Jussie Smollett, wanted him to beat him up.
“I was confused,” Osundairo said. “Then he explained he wanted me to fake beat him up. I believed he could help further my acting career,” Osundairo added. “He told me that we would need another person to fake beat him up. He mentioned could my brother do it. I said yes.”
He also said “We went over the details of what he wanted us to say and do” He said the actor told him to mention the words, “Empire, f****t, n***er, MAGA.”
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Osundairo added, “He wants me to attack him, but he wanted me to pull the punch so I don’t hurt him, give him a bruise,’ and that the finale would be to “pour bleach on him and then he would run away.”
When asked, Osundairo told the jury that Jussie was in charge of the whole thing.
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