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‘Empire’ Actor Jussie Smollett Explains Why He’s ‘Pissed Off’

Feb 13, 2019  •  Post A Comment

“Empire” actor Jussie Smollett, who was the victim of an apparent hate crime in Chicago two weeks ago, says he’s “pissed off” — and it’s not just about the attack. Smollett tells “GMA’s” Robin Roberts that he has a problem with people who refuse to believe his story.

“It’s the attackers, but it’s also the attacks,” Smollett says, adding: “How do you not believe that — it’s the truth. And then it became a thing of like, oh — it’s not necessarily that you don’t believe that this is the truth, you don’t even want to see the truth.”

The comment is included in a teaser for an interview scheduled to air tomorrow on “Good Morning America.” Here’s the teaser, posted by ABC …

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