Jussie Smollett

Chicago police say they are "making gains" in the 3-day investigation into the alleged attack on Empire star Jussie Smollet.

The actor claims he was attacked by two masked men who beat him and tied a "noose" around his neck in a homophobic hate crime early Tuesday in downtown Chicago.

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Jussie Smollet

Jussie Smollett's story of being attacked while walking to Subway's is unraveling faster than a cheap lacefront. Even the gheys say they are done with him if he lied about being attacked by two masked men who beat him and tied a "noose" around his neck early Tuesday in Chicago.

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Erykah Badu

Erykah Badu, who is wise beyond her years, cautioned social media users not to rush to judgment before hearing the facts in Jussie Smollet's alleged racial and homophobic attack.

Smollett, 36, claimed two masked men beat him up, tied a "noose" around his neck and threw bleach in his face before fleeing on foot.

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Jussie Smollet

Jussie Smollet was released from a Chicago hospital after he was attacked by two men wearing ski masks around 2 a.m. Tuesday. The suspects reportedly doused Smollett with an unknown substance and tied a noose around his neck during the racially-charged, homophobic attack.

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