Lee Daniels Posts Emotional Reaction to Jussie Smollett Attack: ‘America Is Better Than That’ (Watch) — Variety

Lee Daniels, co-creator of “Empire,” posted a strong reaction on Instagram to the assault and suspected hate crime against Jussie Smollett, one of the musical drama’s stars. “It’s taken me a minute to come to social media about this because, Jussie, you are my son,” he said in a video posted on Tuesday. “You didn’t deserve…

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