Actor Opens Up About Brutal Attack in Streeterville

Jussie Smollett says he's not fully healed yet, but he's on his way.

The "Empire" actor was reportedly attacked here in Chicago last week. Smollet told Chicago PD he was attacked in the Streeterville neighborhood by two men yelling homophobic and racial slurs at him. Police are investigating the attack as a hate crime.

Smollett took to the stage in Los Angeles this weekend, to perform for the first time in public since the attack. He told fans he wanted to clarify a few things, and assure them he will be okay:

 

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