In a developing story, That Grape Juice has learned that ‘Empire’ star Jussie Smollett has been hospitalized in Chicago following a homophobic and racially charged attack.
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Details are incoming, however it appears the horrendous incident was premeditated.
For, sources say Smollett first received this chilling threat through the post.
Sources add that the 35-year-old, who resides in Chicago while filming the hit FOX series, was later attacked around 2am this morning by two men in ski-masks. Both of whom placed a noose around his neck.
He has since been taken to the Northwestern Memorial Hospital, where he is currently receiving treatment.
The Chicago Police Department are investigating.