Jussie Smollett gives incomplete phone records to cops

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"Jussie has voluntarily provided his phone records from within an hour of the attack and given multiple statements to police". "He is a victim, and we treat him like a victim".

Since the January 29 incident, Chicago police have not been able to identify any legitimate suspects in the case or find any surveillance video capturing the attack on film.

Numerous media outlets ran with a TMZ report saying the openly gay actor was beaten up after walking out of a Subway restaurant around 2 a.m.by two white men wearing ski masks who asked, "Aren't you that f***ot "Empire" n*****?" before pouring bleach on him, putting a noose around his neck, and yelling, "This is MAGA country!"- a reference to President Donald Trump's 2016 campaign slogan, "Make America Great Again".

Of the edits to the phone records, he has this to say: "Any redacted information was meant to protect the privacy of personal contacts or high-profile individuals not relevant to the attack".

Last week, one of them discovered a hot sauce bottle that smelled like bleach near where Smollett said he was attacked.

Smollett has now reportedly released a heavily redacted record of his calls to police however, police Superintendent Eddie Johnson said the records "are not sufficient and do not meet the burden of a criminal investigation", according to the Chicago Tribune.

Smollett is back in Chicago to work on the show.

The growing lack of evidence in the case has reportedly pushed Chicago police to even consider charging Smollett with filing a false report.

"I've been in this neighborhood five years".

Chicago police have not been able to identify any legitimate suspects in the case, nor have they been able to find any surveillance footage of the attack.

Moore said he overheard those remarks during the phone call and police want the phone records to corroborate the men's accounts of what happened. The description of the "redneck" did not match Smollett's description of his attackers. "Despite my frustrations and deep concern with certain inaccuracies and misrepresentations that have been spread, I still believe that justice will be served".

Another anonymous individual, who says he's a regular at a nearby bar says, "It's a lie, because Chicago is the most liberal city around". But, after officials pulled several surveillance videos of the area - none of which captured the incident - many grew skeptical about Smollett's case.

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