The networks along with cable news Wednesday morning continued reporting on the alleged hate crime against black, gay Empire actor Jussie Smollett by Trump supporters, that he said happened at 2 AM Tuesday morning. Despite Chicago P.D. stating that they have scoured through hundreds of hours of security camera footage and haven’t come up with any evidence supporting Smollett’s claims, Hollywood rushed to blame President Trump and the right for the attack.
Here we go again. If you think the manure-spreaders of sensationalism who masquerade as ethical practitioners of journalism learned anything from last week's MAGA-bashing Covington Catholic High School hoax, I have three words for you: Ha, ha, ha. On Tuesday morning, uncorroborated claims by actor Jussie Smollett that he was the victim of a “brutal” hate crime by Trump supporters in Chicago went viral across social media.
Empire star Jesse Smollett was brutally attacked early Tuesday morning in Chicago in what police have suggested could be deemed a hate crime due to Smollett being gay with the assailants allegedly hurling homophobic and racist slurs. However, two claims that has not yet been substantiated were that the alleged perpetrators either wore Make America Great Again (MAGA) hats or shouted “this is MAGA country” to Smollett as he was beaten, doused in bleach, and had a noose tied around his neck. Despite that, the 1:00 p.m. Eastern edition of MSNBC Live mentioned it anyway.
In the April 11 episode of Fox’s Empire, titled “Sweet Sorrow,” Becky decides to get an abortion even though her baby’s father doesn’t want her to do so. She justifies her selfish decision by using the same old tired trope that generations of feminists have used – "my body, my choice."
October 11 was hyped on Twitter as “National Coming Out Day,” because declaring the type of sex you like is now worthy of a whole day of celebration. With this in mind, the latest episode of Fox’s Empire had its own National Coming Out Day highlight with a special scene between record label CEO Lucious (Terrence Howard) and his gay son Jamal (Jussie Smollett).
Fox’s Empire returns with “Death Will Have His Day,” the mid-season kick-off episode. A familiar subject in prime time television was broached between Jamal and his mother Cookie tonight - fluid sexuality. What is with Hollywood liberals pushing this theme on TV lately?
In “A High Hope for a Low Heaven,” Fox’s Empire focuses on marketing both Jamal Lyons (Jussie Smollett) and an up-and-coming rapper named J. Poppa. It’s all about the Benjamins, you see, and there’s money to be made from both the LGBT crowd and the religious folks, too.
In the episode “Be True,” FOX’s Empire judged the Supreme Court of the United States to be an archaic institution as it handed down the determination that gay marriage is legal in America. During a conversation between a visiting artist, Jamal, and his partner Michael, the artist states that gay marriage rights are just a way of shackling gays, as heterosexual partners are, in marriage. Who wants to be tied up in such an archaic traditional way?