WATCH: Jussie Smollett’s hired ‘attackers’ sorry for role in hate crime hoax

Posted 8 days ago


Brothers Abimbola and Olabinjo Osundairo said they pretended to attack Empire star Jussie Smollett but never expected the phony homophobic hate crime to gain the widespread attention that it has.

“I want to apologize to everyone in the audience, the country, and anyone who might have been affected by this directly. When we were asked to partake in this, we really didn’t foresee the ramifications of what something like this could do to the country,” Olabinjo told Hannity. “We allowed our ambition to cloud our judgment.”

Olabinjo added that they agreed to participate because Smollett promised to help further their careers.

“Jussie was in a position where he could help us because, in the acting world, it’s who you know, not what you know,” Abimbola said. “So us helping him out would have helped us.”... (Read more)