Jossie Smollett has been hospitalized after reportedly sustaining injuries from a homophobic attack on him.
The Empire star arrived in Chicago from New York and was attacked by two men wearing masks on a subway. He was reported to have suffered a fractured rib from the attack and he is currently in Northwestern Memorial Hospital receiving treatments.
Posters have been posted on social media demanding justice for Jossie Smollett. A number of celebrities all over the world are against this attack and they sympathize with the victim.
Nigerian celebrity, Tonto Dikeh also sends her sympathy to the victim, taking to Instagram, and sending all her love and prayers to Jossie Smollett.
“Sending you Love and Light..No one shld suffer because they love differently…I know what the Bible says about this, AND I ALSO KNOW WHAT THAT SAME BIBLE SAYS ABOUT THE OTHER SINS WE(YOU AND I) COMMIT SHAMELESSLY…say no to homophobia. We love you @jussiesmollett😘 The world at large needs healing, Say no to hate,” she wrote.
Tope Oshin on the Attack on Josie Smullett
Tope Oshin, a filmmaker, reacts to the homophobic attack on the Empire Star on Twitter. She says that the attack is similar to a scenes in her film, ‘We Don’t Live Here Anymore’. She described the attack as ugly and “…consequences of meaningless hatred”.
We sincerely hope Jossie Smollett gets better.