Jussie Smollett Of Empire Slams “Ignorant” Donald Trump Over Tweets About President Obama And Baltimore Riots

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By James Crugnale

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“Empire” star Jussie Smollett slammed Donald Trump on Tuesday after the mogul criticized President Obama on Twitter for his response to the riots in Baltimore. “You r the most ignorant man on the planet,” Smollett tweeted at Trump. “A media whore w/ purchased intelligence. Disgusted to call u an American,” he added.

As Gossip Cop previously reported, Trump fired off several strong tweets at President Obama following the violence in Baltimore. “Our great African-American President hasn’t exactly had a positive impact on the thugs who are so happily and openly destroying Baltimore!” he wrote. He added, “Our country has to come together. We have to start working with, and really liking, each other.”

But Smollett wasn’t satisfied. The actor, who plays R&B star Jamal Lyon on “Empire,” also called out Trump’s seemingly conciliatory tweet that claimed he wanted the country to come together and start being friends. “Way to try & clean it up,” Smollett sarcastically commented. “Obviously your handlers who aren’t much brighter than u got to u. Please keep quiet Trump.”

Trump has not responded to Smollet’s tweets. What do you think of the “Empire” star’s response to Trump’s Twitter tirade about President Obama’s handling of the situation in Baltimore?

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