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Chicago, IL – As Jussie Smollett recovers from his accidents following his struggle towards two alleged racist and homophobic attackers, his Empire household and surrounding members of the Hollywood group are letting the world know they’ve his again.

Empire lead Terrence Howard appeared on Good Morning America on Wednesday morning (January 30) to sentence the assault and pledge much more help to his 36-year-old co-star.

“I heard he’s getting higher. You know, he’s indignant,” Howard stated, updating the press on Smollett’s situation and mind-set.

“But I do know Jussie. Jussie’s anger will dissipate and he’ll forgive these individuals for what they did. But he gained’t and we can not neglect their actions. They need to be forgiven as a result of it was executed out of ignorance. Jussie’s the one which begins singing when everyone’s in a nasty temper,” Howard continued.

“He’s the one which cheers everyone up. He’s the one which does all of the Instagrams if he catches you sleeping. Today, nobody was caught sleeping. No one even took time to shut their eyes and nap. They had been all in shock that our household — you realize, the Fox household, the Empire household, the Lyon household — had been attacked by a bunch of hyenas as we speak.”

Elsewhere, a distraught Lee Daniels admitted he needed to compose himself earlier than taking to social media and vowed to be proper by Smollett’s aspect A-S-A-P.

“You didn’t deserve nor anyone deserves to have a noose put round your neck, to have bleach thrown on you, to be known as ‘die faggot’ … ‘nigger’ or no matter they stated to you,” the director exclaimed. “You are higher than that. We are higher than that. America is healthier than that. It begins at dwelling. We have to like one another no matter what sexual orientation we’re as a result of it reveals we’re united on a united entrance.”

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We got this @jussiesmollett 🌈👊🏾👊🏾

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Chicago police are investigating what they’re calling “potential racially charged assault and battery” and are at the moment coming up empty of their seek for surveillence video within the surrounding space.

TMZ is also reporting tragic irony that Smollett declined to journey with extra safety simply days earlier than the assault.

Smollett is anticipated to return to taping Empire quickly with minor changes made to accommodate his transition. As of press time, his February 2 concert in Los Angeles continues to be on the books.

Outside of the prolonged Empire, a bunch of film stars, musicians and even politicians additionally spoke out towards hate.

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I wish what happened to my baby was just one big bad joke but it wasn’t and we all feel his pain right now. @jussiesmollett is pure love to the bone AND THAT IS WHY SO MANY ARE FEELING HIS PAIN BECAUSE IT IS OUR PAIN!!! I tell you one thing HATE WILL NOT WIN!!!! My baby is resilient and love still lives in him. The devil and his minions are very busy right now but one thing is for sure and two things are for certain #GODIS and that is all I know. This song needs to be downloaded until it goes triple platinum because the message is NEEDED. #weareresilientpeople AND #weaintgoingnowhereuntillwearefinished. The love so many have him just goes to show HE IS LOVE!!!! I LOVE YOU MY BABY MY BABY!!! #LOVEWINSALWAYS. 🙏🏾🙏🏾🙏🏾💋💋💋

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I got bombarded with messages this morning about what some ignorant animals did to my brother @jussiesmollett in Chicago. I had to reach out and let him know however this message gets to him, I stand with you, I’m angry, and most of all I’m sick of the hatred that has been stirred up in these days and times we are living in. Jussie, you are an amazing, loving, super talented person, pls don’t let these bastards dim your light. I cannot believe that this mess happened, you always treated me and my people like family and I’ll never forget that. You got a real one in your corner. Sleep on it, pray on it, rise up and god willing…let’s keep making the world a better place. 💯✊🏾 #EmpireFox #StandUnited @empirefox @theoriginalbigdaddy @sanaahamri @tarajiphenson @theterrencehoward

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It’s indisputable that one of Jussie’s purpose-gifts is the ability to unify through love. It’s who he is. It’s what he does. His blazon of light can never – and will never – be diminished, quelled or subdued. This despicable act only shamefully reveals how deeply the diseases of hatred, inequality, racism and discrimination continue to course through our country’s veins. It’s not enough to just share about the unconscionable, heinous and deplorable acts birthed by them – we must shoulder the responsibility and honor of loving one another like never before. We MUST. For without love; we gain nothing, we live for nothing, we become nothing. Praying deeply for our brother as he heals and recovers. Fervently awaiting the moment that these vile, despicable cowards and purveyors of hate and evil are brought to a smoldering justice. Love – and @jussiesmollett’s light, voice and purpose – will never be silenced. Hate will not win. We will rise.

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The savage and brutal beating of my friend @jussiesmollett reminds me of how far we have left to go before we have achieved the most basic equality for our gay and lesbian friends, family and colleagues. A basic right to be free from physical harm and ridicule is not guaranteed in a society that promotes homophobia, transgender bias and violence against members of our own communities and families. All of us need to meditate and pray for real change and growth. None of us can be free so long as they can be violated and attacked so brutally out of ignorance and anger. We love you Jussie. Stand strong and we will stand with you! #standwithjussie #stophomofobia #stophate #endracism #lgbtq🌈 we love you so so much Jussie

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You will R I S E ! #Truth @jussiesmollett 🙏🏾

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Love and prayers @jussiesmollett

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