Police release 2 brothers questioned in alleged Empire actor Jussie Smollett attack

Two Nigerian brothers were released without charges after they were arrested on suspicion of assaulting "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett. Police indicated new evidence obtained.

Smollett, age 36, who is black and gay, reported two masked men shouting racial and anti-gay slurs and "This is MAGA country!" beat him and looped a rope around his neck early on Jan. 29, 2019. Smollett also reported some kind of chemical was poured on him.