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“Empire” Star Jussie Smollett Gives First TV Interview Since Alleged Attack In Chicago

“Empire” star Jussie Smollett gave his first TV interview since he reported being attacked on the streets of Chicago. On Thursday’s edition of “Good Morning America,” Smollett admits to feeling frustrated and angry in the aftermath of the attack, which police are investigating as a possible hate crime. He also said the entire incident has left him feeling “pissed off.”. ...Read Full Story

Soap Legend Susan Lucci Reveals Health Crisis And Emergency Heart Surgery

Legendary soap star Susan Lucci has revealed a health crisis that forced to have emergency heart surgery. On her Instagram account, Lucci captioned a photo of herself, writing: “On a late October afternoon, I had a wakeup call. Narrowly missing a severe heart attack, I realized how vulnerable life is and how incredibly grateful I am to be here today.” The former “All My Children” star revealed she had a blockage in her heart and had to undergo emergency surgery. “I exercise daily, eat as healthy as possible and yet had a shock of a lifetime when I was told that I had a 90% blockage in the main artery of my heart,” Lucci wrote. “I learned that heart disease is the number 1 killer of women, claiming more precious lives every year than all forms of cancer combined.”. ...Read Full Story

Maroon 5’s Headlining Halftime Show With Travis Scott And Big Boi Met With Mixed Reviews

Maroon 5 kicked off the Super Bowl halftime show on Sunday with a mix of fireworks and the 2002 hit “Harder to Breathe.” The band, performing on a giant M-shaped stage, then transitioned into their song, “This Love,” before Squidward from “SpongeBob Squarepants,” introduced rapper Travis Scott to perform his hit single “Sicko World.” . ...Read Full Story

Celebrities Offer Support For “Empire” Star Jussie Smollett As Chicago Police Continue To Search For Men Responsible For Hate-Crime Against Him

Social media, fans and celebrities are offering overwhelming support for actor Jussie Smollett, standing behind him after an apparent hate crime against him. Smollett, 35, who stars as Jamal Lyon on Fox’s Empire, is recovering after he was attacked on Tuesday by two unknown men in what was a homophobic and racially-charged incident in Chicago.. ...Read Full Story