Jussie Smollett's Concert Is Happening After His Brutal Attack As 'Empire' Stops Production

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Jan. 30 2019, Updated 3:44 p.m. ET

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Jussie Smollett's scheduled concert for Saturday, February 2 in Los Angeles is still happening, according to Entertainment Tonight. The star has not postponed the show, despite being the victim of a brutal attack that sent him to a Chicago hospital on Tuesday, January 29. Keep reading for more details.

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A day after suffering the brutal attack, Jussie has not canceled his live performance at Troubadou, a popular West Hollywood hot spot.

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Someone affiliated with the company who booked the performance told The Los Angeles Times they are "going on with the show as far as we know, until we hear anything different."

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The 35-year-old actor and singer was taken to Northwestern hospital early Tuesday, January 29 after he was the victim of an apparent homophobic and racist hate crime where police say he was choked and doused in some type of chemical.

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Despite the star making sure the show still goes on, his Fox drama Empire reportedly stopped production in Chicago Wednesday.

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ET revealed the decision wasn't because of the attack, but due to the extreme winter weather affecting the midwest.

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What do you think about Jussie still doing his show? Let us know in the comments.


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