Robin Roberts

Jussie Smollett: My Attack Was Not a ‘Date Gone Bad’

In his first interview since his alleged assault, Empire actor Jussie Smollett is denying his attackers were motivated by a “date gone bad,” calling the suggestion “ridiculous” and “offensive.”

PASADENA, CA - FEBRUARY 11: Actor Jussie Smollett attends the 48th NAACP Image Awards at Pasadena Civic Auditorium on February 11, 2017 in Pasadena, California. (Photo by Marcus Ingram/Getty Images for NAACP Image Awards)