The famous and iconic Empire actor Jussie Smollett mostly known as Jamal for his character in Empire reportedly suffered a horrific attack from Trump supporters in Chicago. The actor had earlier turned down suggestions to have extra security from the Empire creators. The attack is said to have been homophobic and racist.

Jussie Smollett was exiting a Subway restaurant when he was approached by two men who were shouting some racial and homophobic statements before they began to battering him. They even poured bleach on him before wrapping a noose around his neck. The suspects then flee the scene immediately.

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The Empire actor is now in a stable condition after being admitted to hospital. Some notable quotes from the attackers were:

“Aren’t you that f*** Empire nigga?”, “this is MAGA country!”