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Jussie Smollett FULL Interview on alleged attack | ABC News Exclusive

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"Empire" star breaks his silence in an exclusive interview with ABC News' Robin Roberts. READ MORE: 'Empire' star Jussie Smollett shares powerful message to LGBTQ community after suspected hate crime READ MORE: ‘Empire’ star heartbroken over criticism after attack: 'You don't even want to see the truth' Smollett, who portrays a gay musician on Fox's "Empire," said the attack happened on Jan. 29 at around 2 a.m. as he was leaving a Subway restaurant in Chicago. He told police that two attackers got his attention by yelling racial and homophobic slurs at him and then put a noose around his neck and poured an unknown substance, likely bleach, on him, according to an initial police incident report. SUBSCRIBE to ABC NEWS: Watch More on LIKE ABC News on FACEBOOK FOLLOW ABC News on TWITTER: GOOD MORNING AMERICA'S HOMEPAGE: