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Smollet paused earlier than his encore to handle the gang, starting his speech with a comparability between his beloved sister and the fierce fictional character, Oli Pope. Channeling this highly effective power, Jussie made it clear that he’ll proceed to persevere. “I’m not totally healed but however I’m going to and I’m going to face robust with y’all. I needed to be right here tonight,” he stated. “I couldn’t let these motherfuckers win! I’ll all the time stand for love. Regardless of what anybody else says, I’ll solely stand for love.”
Jussie additionally clarified some particulars which have been misrepresented within the media. “I used to be bruised however my ribs weren’t cracked. They weren’t damaged. I went to the director instantly,” he supplied. “I used to be not hospitalized. Both my medical doctors in L.A. and Chicago cleared me to carry out however stated to take care, clearly and, above all, I fought the f*ck again.” He then paused and stated, “I am the homosexual Tupac.”
The Empire actor additionally added some phrases of encouragement for his group: “Be as Black, be as proud, be as homosexual… Now is the time. Be Blacker. Be gayer!”
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