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Two Men Arrested in Jussie Smollett Assault Investigation

Two Men Arrested in Jussie Smollett Assault Investigation

Police have arrested two men in the ongoing Jussie Smollett assault investigation.

The two men, Olabinjo and Abimbola Osundairo, are brothers from Nigeria. They were booked for battery, according to TMZ on Friday (February 15).

They are now being referred to as “potential suspects” rather than “persons of interest.” Their home was reportedly raided on Thursday (February 14) and evidence was seized, including bottles of bleach.

Olabinjo previously played an inmate during Season 2 of Empire. The nature of their relationship to Jussie is not yet known, but Jussie follows Abimbola on Instagram.

The story is still developing.

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  • mahbelle

    the cops are bending over backwards for this idiot.

  • smmy33

    If he was in on it he better be charged, not only does look like he was, he made a false police report, he went out of way to make it political and racial, vilify a whole group of people, to spread racial and political hate.
    As per usual our fake news and entertainment just democrat propagandist blasted it from blog to news site, this right after what they did to those poor catholic all boys students, maligning and vilifying them, at least they are suing a ton of people.
    All we get is left-wing propaganda, the joke that we still being undulated daily with the fake Russian hoax, after 2 years, everyone and their mother knowing it was set by Hillary campaign and corrupt people FBI/DOJ.

  • KS_in_TP

    So what happened to the “two white men in MAGA hats” story that was spinning the very second after the attack was reported in the media?

  • KS_in_TP

    Exactly. Americans are watching the Left try to drum up a race war in this country every single day. We are not stupid and are not buying the shit they’re selling.

  • smmy33

    Stupid he is, obviously the cops were stringing him along. Now he went on tv and said those two men in the photo were the attackers, throwing them under the bus, and again blamed it on the President and all those whites for the attack and not believing that it was white MAGA males who attacked him.

    So stupid he did not realize that ability of the police to digitally track someone’s foot prints, wait till they go through all their phone & txts and what the FBI can do with tracking mail.

  • smmy33

    Tmz is the worse always with fake reporting right out the bat so all news and media blogs can regurgitate their leftist bullshit, figures they’re owned by CNN.

    Remember TMZ “reported” that he had broken ribs too.

  • mahbelle

    first, there was no attack. second, those guys ain’t white and Jussie clearly stated it was 2 white guys.

  • mahbelle

    yeah, i’d like to know that too

  • Gina

    Jussie said he never claimed they were wearing MAGA hats. The media made that part up.

  • smmy33

    He said the screamed this is “MAGA country”, called him racist and gay slurs.
    His family had the gall put out a statement blaming the President.

  • Gina

    I’m not really concerned about the idiotic president right now.

  • Gina

    I’m not really concerned about the idiotic president right now.

  • Dimme

    The story was so hilariously cartoonish that you’d have to be beyond stupid to believe it. “This is MAGA country” is something that only someone fully ensconced in a liberal bubble would think a Trump supporter would say. Add in the noose, the gay-bashing…it’s something out of a Marvel TV script stereotyping conservatives, not real life. The people repeating it are probably not that stupid. They just wanted to do political damage and then have a quiet retraction later, with the excuse that they were “misled.”

  • Dimme

    Irony coming from Obama voter, LOL. Even worse probably black democrat, see Coonman still Virginia’s democrat governor.

  • mahbelle

    EVERYTHING seems to be Trump’s fault. He must be the most powerful person in the universe.

  • mahbelle

    He said they were white.

  • Gina

    Not only are you a moron, but you’re a presumptuous one. How desperate and sad. Seek therapy. Run don’t walk.

  • Gina

    I know what he said, sweetie.

  • http://www.id7714798.sexyps.website IHateIdiotsAndLibtards

    Stupid cunt

  • Gina

    Back at ya, bitch. What else you got?

  • Dimme

    Voltaire- It is difficult to free fools from the chains they revere

  • Gina

    Yep. Describes you perfectly, fool.

  • Dumb

    Corny conservatives. Trying to defend the fake facts they believe. Just like the idiot President. Always blaming the liberals. Pathetic. Spin. Spin. Spin.

  • Dumb

    And Trump lies more than any other politician. EVER. He is the one going to jail. Your story is full of fiction. Bad fiction at that.

  • Dumb

    Says the Hitler loving Trumpette. How about Trump really is a racist. I see the racist are coming out of the woodwork here to make up things.

  • Dumb

    You must be a relative of Cesar Sayoc.

  • Esoteric11

    Wow. The right wing nut jobs are going off the rails here.

  • cuzjcacjo

    isn’t this black turd the one who made stuff up???

  • cuzjcacjo

    cuz he was lying. smh. it’s all phony baloney

  • spaceman

    Yes they are black, he lies.

  • Mercyneal

    He said they screamed “This is MAga country”

  • Mercyneal

    He said they screamed “This is MAga country”

  • Mercyneal

    Stop.

  • Mercyneal

    Stop.

  • Gina

    I know what he said, honey. I guess you missed the part where I was clarifying what he didn’t say.

  • Dumb

    Is that you Paul Manafort?

  • EastCoastJ

    I bet the two Nigerians…somehow or other……provided evidence against Smollett that this was all a hoax, since Smollett’s just hired this bigshot lawyer.

  • EastCoastJ

    How so ?

  • FerCat

    It was never said that they were white. But the media does push the narrative that all MAGA people are white males. So your conclusion would skew that way.

  • FerCat

    Yeah, using a racist slur would give people the conclusion that they were white.

  • mahbelle

    and jussie made the rest of this stupid story up. if he was attacked by 2 people he wouldn’t only have a minor scratch on his face and still holding on to his sammich. he’s a lying liar.

  • Gina

    You’re right about one thing; MAGA’s don’t seem like the type to do minor damage. Those animals are capable of A LOT worse.

  • KS_in_TP

    Okay, I read something yesterday and I realize I had it wrong — he said they YELLED something about “This is MAGA country”.

  • KS_in_TP

    I was actually wrong. It was never hats. What he claimed is that they YELLED “this is MAGA country”, which is STILL really weird for two black people to say. The whole thing is weird. I’m making no judgments. Curious to see how this all plays out. I heard the two Nigerian guys have been released.

  • mahbelle

    he paid the guys. jussie is a bona fide moron. they should throw his butt in jail

  • mahbelle

    he paid the guys. jussie should rot in jail

  • Gina

    You crack me up.

  • KS_in_TP

    It’s looking this way more and more.

  • KS_in_TP

    It’s looking this way more and more.

  • KS_in_TP

    But he did have injuries, so it’ll be interesting to see how that plays out.